Area Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

[et_pb_section bb_built="1"][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text] What is Al-Anon? The Al-Anon Family Groups, which includes Alateen, are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems. We believe alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid recovery

Al-Anon’s Public Outreach

It has always been Al-Anon’s approach to carry a clear and simple message about our program of recovery — that is: to let people know what we are, what we do, and how they can come into contact with us. Our public outreach is based on the following that promote unity and clarity within the fellowship as well as awareness and hope outside the fellowship.

Al-Anon Literature

Here you will find printable order forms for Al-Anon literature.


Here you will find a repository of Al-anon newsletters, magazines and pamphlets.  Many of these are available online for easy downloading, some require a paid subscription for the printed version.


The Al-A-Gram welcomes your submissions! Service is not only about district meetings and Assembly and AWSC meetings. There are thousands of ways to do service in Al-Anon, and we want to hear those stories and share them with the rest of the fellowship.

Area Highlights

You can visit the WSO website for a complete list of back issues here .

What is an “e-buddy”?

An e-buddy is an opportunity to serve in Al-Anon.  By serving as an e-buddy, you are offering to receive information electronically, and print it out for the group. This is especially helpful if the group representative (GR) does not use the Internet. About e...

Al-Anon Around the Web

Across Pennsylvania Di strict 12 District 22 AISDV World Service Office (WSO) The Al-Anon Family Groups Alateen   (Teen Corner) Alcoholics Anonymous

Professional Resources

Are you a teacher, counselor, psychologist, physician, or representative of an institution such as a hospital, prison, treatment center or shelter? Al-Anon can help you with literature, speakers, presentations, and introductory meetings. (More info at the WSO website: Resources for Professionals )

Forms and Other Documents

Here you will find the PA Area Assembly Bylaws, the Group Records Change Form (GR1), and any other general documents that might be of interest to AWSC Officers.