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Valentine’s Day Marked the Season for High Attendance at Local Al-Anon Family Groups

Experiences with a loved one’s drinking problem have led many people to try an Al-Anon meeting for the first time. High expectations for special occasions, such as Valentine’s Day, followed by painful disappointments prompted many relatives and friends of alcoholics to take action.

(PRWeb February 24, 2015)

One in Four Children is Affected by a Parent’s Alcoholism

According to the National Association for Children of Alcoholics (NACoA), one in four children in the United States is affected by a parent’s abuse of alcohol and other drugs. During Children of Alcoholics Week, taking place from February 8-14, 2015, Al-Anon Family Groups offer hope for these children, and for anyone else affected by a loved one’s drinking.

(PRWeb February 09, 2015)

Al-Anon Family Groups Invite Families and Friends of Problem Drinkers to Find Local Support During the Holidays

The holiday season is a challenging blend of past memories and current difficulties for families who have been affected by a loved one’s drinking. Al-Anon Family Groups extend a welcome to relatives and friends of problem drinkers during this special time of year.

(PRWeb December 23, 2014)