Al-Anon is a long-standing self-help organization for family members and friends of people who have alcohol and drug use problems. Al-Anon is based on the steps and principles of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).
The message of Al-Anon for family members is that:
For more information about Al-Anon, see the Other Places to Get Help section of the topic Alcohol Misuse and Dependence.
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