Alateen is a fellowship of young Al-Anon members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking. Every Alateen group needs two active, adult members of Al-Anon certified by their local Area to serve as sponsors. The sponsors are an active part of the group, guiding and sharing knowledge of the Twelve Steps and Traditions.
Chat live with other teens in any of the scheduled meetings! My dad has always been a drinker, but it always seemed bearable when I was growing up. When a diagnosis confirmed that my father was an alcoholic, he went away to a treatment facility and.
Alateen is a fellowship of young Al-Anon members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking. Alateen groups are sponsored by Al-Anon members who help the group to stay on track. Alateens come together to:.
Al-Anon Family Groups is a "worldwide fellowship that offers a program of recovery for the families and friends of alcoholicswhether or not the alcoholic recognizes the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help. Al-Anon defines itself as an independent fellowship with the stated purpose of helping relatives and friends of alcoholics. The Al-Anon Family Groups 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.
In Alateen, as in Al-Anon, members share their experience, strength, and hope with each other. We do not tell others what to do about their own personal situation. In Alateen, you will meet other young people who share similar feelings and experiences, even if not your exact situation.
Sometimes the active drinking has stopped, or the active drinker may not live with us anymore. Even though the alcohol may be gone, and the alcoholic gone or recovering in AA, we are still affected. Many of us have received help from Alateen or Al-Anon.
You will also find information on spotting the signs and symptoms of substance use and hotlines for immediate assistance. Treatment for addiction takes many forms and depends on the needs of the individual. In accordance with the American Society of Addiction Medicine, we offer information on outcome-oriented treatment that adheres to an established continuum of care.
Alateen is a fellowship of young Al-Anon members, teenagers and sometimes younger, whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking. Young people come together to:. Every Alateen group needs at least one active, adult member of Al-Anon to serve as sponsor. Sponsors are an active part of the group, guiding and sharing knowledge of our Twelve Steps and Alateen Traditions.
Alateen groups are sponsored by Al-Anon members who help the group to stay on track. The sponsor is an active participant in the group, guiding and sharing knowledge of our Twelve Steps and Traditions. Training is provided yearly, sometimes multiple times per year.