Al-Anon


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Al-Anon

(ˈæləˌnɒn)
n
an association for the families and friends of alcoholics to give mutual support
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JOHN, Al-Anon National Helpline (0207 403 0888) ST Joseph's School, Nechells, Birmingham, is holding its 11th anniversary reunion on Sunday July 25 at St Joseph's School, Rocky Lane, starting at 2pm.
But if those close to the drinker are adversely affected by their behaviour, they can seek help in Al-Anon Family Groups.
Think about Al-Anon family groups for yourself and for further advice contact Alcohol Focus Scotland on 0141 572 6700
Swayze's wife of 25 years, Lisa, started going to meetings of Al-Anon, a group which counsels the families of problem drinkers.
And if he won't talk to you, get in touch with Al-Anon (020 7403 0888), the support group for the families of alcoholics.
AL-ANON and ALATEEN offer support for those troubled by someone else's drinking.
For more advice on how to help her help herself, call Al-Anon on 0207 403 0888 or go to www.
Counselors and other addiction professionals might find that the family members of clients could benefit from the services of Al-Anon Family Groups.
A spokeswoman for the Al-Anon Family Group - a support group for families affected by alcohol abuse - said: "Sadly, people don't realise the damage excess drinking does to the family.
They can be contacted at Al-Anon Family Groups, UK & Eire, 61 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4YF.
Al-Anon, for the friends and family of alcoholics, grew out of support group Alcoholics Anonymous in the USA in the 1930s.
You've done well to get this far, but now you must contact Al-Anon, the family help centre, on 0141 221 7356.