Al-Anon Family Groups (including Alateen)

All of Britain

Voluntary sector. Self-help groups.

Summary of aims and objectives:

Al-Anon is worldwide and offers understanding and support for families and friends of problem drinkers, whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not.

Services:

Local group meetings can be accessed by contacting the helpline number below. This is open to receive calls from people in distress from 10am-10pm. The caller will be answered and directed to their nearest meeting. A list of meetings can also be accessed on the Al-Anon website.

Alateen is part of Al-Anon for young people aged 12-17 inclusive who have been affected by someone else's drinking, usually that of a parent. There are always two properly screened sponsors, who are Al-Anon members, present at meetings. Contact the helpline number below for information.

Referrals:

Self-referral or other. Contact the helpline or website for advice and details of local groups (details below).

Contacts:

Al-Anon Family Groups UK & Eire, 57b Great Suffolk St, London, SE1 0BB.

Tel: 020 7403 0888 (10am-10pm, 7 days a week)

Email: enquiries@al-anonuk.org.uk

Website: www.al-anonuk.org.uk


Last Updated: February 2017
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