To buy any of the following items (displayed in order by Code), contact your nearest Area Office to request a catalogue and price list, and find out the cost of your order (including postage).
A popular public information resource (bulk requests are normally limited).
A bookmark rather than a pamphlet, this very informative piece of CAL explains who Sponsors are and what Sponsorship is. “It is important to recognize that relationships sometimes change as we grow in Al-Anon. In order to continue growing, it may become necessary to change Sponsors. Sponsorship is not a lifelong commitment; letting go is not a sign of failure”. Sponsorship is: A relationship built on equality, anonymity and trust. A commitment to practice healthy communication – not based on intimidation or demands. An agreement to recover and grow together - not to struggle in isolation. A spiritual relationship with no strings attached. [Excerpt from, Sponsorship – Working together to Recover, M-78]
The World Service Conference convenes annually. During this time, one elected Delegate from each assembly area along with the Board of Trustees, the Executive Committee, and Al-Anon administrative staff members of the World Service Office come together to discuss and make decisions on important matters affecting Al-Anon/Alateen as a whole.
The Conference Summary is the annual written report to the Al-Anon/Alateen groups of the World Service Conference activities. It includes a report of World Service activities during the previous year. Additionally, thought-provoking, growth-providing ideas can be adapted or adopted for outreach and "inreach," including specific skits, workshops, and meeting topics.
The description (above) is from the Al-Anon Family Group website, copyright 2013, by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. Replicated with permission.
An illustrated workbook for teens who want to tackle a personal growth challenge: A Fourth Step inventory. Includes lots of extra space for writing, drawing and reflecting. Adults too, have found this workbook useful.
The task of making a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves can be daunting. This step-by-step workbook ensures the task is almost easy. Answers that require more thought than just "yes" or "no" are recommended, as is putting a date beside each entry so it's possible to look back and notice progress over the course of time.
A magazine-style booklet of sharings by members in Australia who live or have lived with the problem of alcoholism (plus a couple of surprises) – because as one Al-Anon poster declares, alcoholism shatters lives. Al-Anon members span all the roles of a given family: grandfather, grandmother, father, mother, husband wife, son, daughter, uncle, aunt, "otherwise orphan", as well employer or worker (but we don't identify our employment in meetings because our single purpose in that setting is the task of helping one another by telling our own story); helping others listening to identify the ways that we, who have been affected by the problem of alcoholic drinking, are learning to live healthy, productive lives (whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not). This booklet is an official Public Information item, replacing the use of copies of Austra-Link as a decision by the Australian Service Conference 2012.
"Whom you see here, what you hear hear, when you leave here, let it stay here."
Al-Anon Spoken Here! "Keep The Focus on Our Program, Please!" A stack of hats displays examples of other affiliations to please leave outside our meetings.
Alateen sponsors are a vital part of Al-Anon Family Groups. Some questions on this bookmark card, 'may help you decide if you can say "yes" to Alateen sponsorship.'
This nifty, wallet-size fold-down item of CAL is a great tool for a meeting topic--then members want their own copy to take it home and study further. Published by the WSO (Nov/Dec 2012), place an order for your Group through your Area literature Co-ordinator.
Supplementary items also available from Area offices:
- Pamphlets: Unity and Service
- Pamphlets: Public Information & Institutions Activities
- Special Items and Supplementary Materials
- Audio Cassettes
- Audio Visual
- Forum Reprints
- Guidelines — provided as an online service for use by Al-Anon Family Groups in Australia
- Other Materials.