Check out the Al-Anon literature on Children of Alcoholics!
Check out the Al-Anon literature on Children of Alcoholics!
In The Loop, News from your WSO

WSO Team of the Month:

AFG Records and Software Engineer

With over 14,000 Al‑Anon Family Groups worldwide and 5,000 active Trusted servants, the World Service Office (WSO) database must be updated and maintained regularly. Find out how the Al‑Anon Family Groups (AFG) Records and Software Engineer team handles that responsibility.
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Where to Find Out More about Children of Alcoholics?

Here’s some Conference Approved Literature about growing up with alcoholism: 
  • Did You Grow up with a Problem Drinker? (S‑25) 
  • Al‑Anon Sharings from Adult Children (P‑47) 
  • From Survival to Recovery (B‑21) 
  • Courage to Be Me (B‑23) 
  • Hope for Today (B‑27) 
  • Opening Our Hearts, Transforming Our Losses (B‑29), pages 57‑73 
  • Alateen: Hope for Children of Alcoholics (B‑3)  
  • Alateen—a day at a time (B‑10) 
Available from local Literature Distribution Centers or the Al‑Anon Online Bookstore.
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Who Keeps the Group Connected to the WSO?

The Current Mailing Address (CMA) for the group is a crucial link between the group and World Service Office (WSO) information. Learn more about this important service position and its role in keeping the group connected to the WSO.
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Like Working on My Golf Game

“I am new to Al‑Anon; I’ve been coming less than two months. I finally decided to talk to a friend of mine about my situation…”
Read a Selection from the February Forum

Interested in Serving as a Regional Trustee?

Al‑Anon Family Groups world services rely upon Al‑Anon members who are willing to volunteer their time and enthusiasm to serve on the Board of Trustees. The Board consists of up to nine Trustees At‑Large who apply directly to serve and nine Regional Trustees who apply through their Area process.
Perhaps you might be interested? If you are, and you are also thinking, “Well, that August 15 deadline is still a long time away,” please take note: Area process deadlines for Regional Trustee applicants are earlier!
The Board consistently receives one or no applicants for vacant Regional Trustee positions. So, if you are interested in experiencing service to the global Al‑Anon Family Groups fellowship, please do not delay—contact your Area Delegate today! The following Regions in the US and Canada are seeking applications in 2024:
  • US Southeast
  • US North Central
  • US Northeast
  • Canada East
We look forward to receiving your application at al‑
Apply now!

February 2024 Appeal Letter 

In February, May, August, and November, the Quarterly Appeal gives each member an opportunity to participate individually in Twelfth‑Step work beyond the group level.
February 2024 Appeal Letter

New Topic for the Member Blog

February’s topic is, “What is your favorite Al‑Anon service position and why?”  As always, you can also write about Al‑Anon’s three Legacies. This month features Step Two, Tradition Two, and Concept Two.
Sharings on the Member Blog may be used in future Al‑Anon publications. 
New topics are being added each month!
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