At Awakening Recovery we believe alcoholism and drug addiction is a family disease as it effects the whole family. We highly recommend Al-Anon to all of our resident families during our family peer mentoring house meeting on Saturdays so they can begin healing in parallel with their residents. When the family is involved and supportive of their resident’s recovery path in the house it can greatly increase their chance of success long-term.
“Sixteen years after the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous, the wife of AA co-founder, Lois Wilson, and her founding partner, Anne B., established Al-Anon as an outlet for those feeling hopeless.”
To read more visit this excellent article on Eagle news website: https://eaglenews.org/entertainment-and-lifestyle/health/al-anon-recognizing-abuse-and-those-left-behind/
About the author:
David van der Velde is the Executive Director of Awakening Recovery