|SAMPLE AL-ANON LITERATURE|
AL-ANON Family Groups offer a wide range of literature covering topics relating to people affected by someone else's drinking. You will find many of these publications available at AL-ANON meetings in Connecticut and elsewhere, including publications designed especially for AL-ANON beginners. Many of these publications are made available for free at meetings through the donations of meeting participants. Some, especially hard-cover books, are available at reasonable prices. You can order AL-ANON literature through a local meeting, or order it directly from
Connecticut 's Literature Distribution Center
CT AFG. Inc.
277 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06106
Literature can be ordered on the Literature Distribution Center page.
Key AL-ANON literature topics and materials include:
How to use and understand The AL-ANON Family Groups program
Learning about the effects of alcohol on the alcoholic and other people
How to recover from the effects of someone else's drinking
Marriage and alcoholism
How to improve our lives through emotional and spiritual growth (non-religious materials)
How teenagers can improve their lives when affected by someone else's drinking
How people attending AL-ANON meetings can help to improve AL-ANON
Please note that AL-ANON uses only literature approved by the AL-ANON Family Groups World Service Conference at AL-ANON meetings and functions. This Conference Approved Literature (CAL) contains readings written by and selected by participants in the AL-ANON program, which are designed to follow the principles of AL-ANON. These principles include the concept of neutrality and respect for the personal beliefs of individuals in the AL-ANON program.