Since its founding in , Al‑Anon Family Groups published more than books and pamphlets that share Al-Anon’s single purpose: to help family and friends recover from the effects of someone else’s drinking. This literature supplements the face-to-face meetings where Al‑Anon members share their insights and experiences with each other. The Al-Anon website is here: Al-Anon Family Groups. Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA or ACOA) is an organization that provides a supportive 12 step program forindividuals who desire to recover from the effects of growing up in an alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional family. It was officially founded in in New York.
Al-Anon Meeting Search Scot T Dear Families and Friends of Alcoholics, The World Service Office (WSO) is aware that at this time many Al‑Anon and Alateen groups have chosen to or been asked to suspend meeting as part of public health initiatives aimed at curbing the spread of COVID‑19 (the novel coronavirus) in our. **Statement on Meeting Cancellations Due to Coronavirus** Anyone concerned about meeting cancellations can reach out to the meeting’s Public Contact for information specific to .
An Al-Anon meeting or table at a meeting may be designated as Al‑Anon Adult Children for the purpose of gathering together adults seeking help coping with the affects of having a parent, step-parent, guardian, or childhood caretaker who may be or has been a problem drinker. Connected to Al-Anon is Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA). ACA was designed for people who grew up in dysfunctional households with an alcoholic parent. The group was created for the purpose of helping people whose development was shaped by alcoholism, even if they themselves never drank.