AL-ANON FAMILY GROUPS

of Greater Los Angeles

HOW AL-ANON HELPS

Created by Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.

ROSE

This PSA features a woman at mid-life who thinks about her failed marriage to a problem drinker, and hopes for a more fulfilling future. She wonders whether her father's alcohol abuse somehow led her to be attracted to men who drink heavily. She goes to a local Al-Anon Family Group meeting, where she learns more about the effects of living with active alcoholism.

"Let it begin with me"

How Al-Anon Helps

This video was designed for adults affected by someone else's drinking. You will hear from professionals who will help you to recognize if alcoholism exists in your family. You will also hear from anonymous members of Al-Anon Family Groups who will explain in their own words what life was like before they found Al-Anon, how Al-Anon has helped them and what life is like for them today.

What was life like before attending Al-Anon

How Al-Anon Helps

This video features anonymous Al-Anon members sharing their stories about the pain and confusion they experienced in dealing with someone else's alcoholism.

How can Al-Anon Family Groups help - How Al-Anon Helps

Featured in this video are anonymous Al-Anon members who share about the relief they found in Al-Anon meetings, with others having the same experiences related to someone else's alcoholism. They learn to focus on themselves and that they didn't cause their loved one's alcoholism, they can't control it, and they can't cure it.

Al-Anon members tell the way it is today

How Al-Anon Helps

In this video, you will hear from anonymous members of Al-Anon who feel more in control of their lives since coming to Al-Anon. They describe the inner peace they have come to experience in relating to the alcoholic in their lives, and others.

GIRLFRIEND

This PSA features a woman who is troubled by her boyfriend's alcoholism. She goes to a local Al-Anon Family Group meeting where she finds understanding and support.

GRANDMA

This PSA features a woman who is concerned about her grandchildren, due to her son's alcoholism. She goes to a local Al-Anon Family Group meeting where she finds understanding and support.

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