Al-Anon

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Series

Past Workshops


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Four Year Anniversary Celebration

May 1, 2024

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Join us as we celebrate 

four years of zoom workshops.


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How Al-Anon Works

for Families & Friends of Alcoholics (B-32)


 January 3 - April 24, 2024

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Jan. 3rd – The Many Faces of Al-Anon, Help and Hope & Finding Help

Jan. 10th – Understanding Ourselves and Alcoholism (Pt 1) 

Jan. 17th – Understanding Ourselves and Alcoholism (Pt 2) 

Jan. 24th – Becoming Aware

Jan. 31st – The Family Disease of Alcoholism

Feb. 7th – Breaking Our Isolation (Pt 1)

Feb. 14th – Breaking Our Isolation (Pt 2)

Feb. 21st – Twelve Steps: Practical Tools for Change 

Feb. 28th – The Al-Anon Slogans

March 6th – ChangedAttitudes

March 13th – Detachment, Love and Forgiveness 

March 20th – Taking Care of Ourselves

March 27th – Communication

April 3rd – Service: Putting Love into Action

April 10th – Keep Coming Back

April 17th – Twelve Traditions

April 24th – Twelve Concepts of Service


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Courage To Be Me: Living with Alcoholism (B-23)


 November 8 - December 27, 2023

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11/8 – Courage

11/15 – Before and After Alateen

11/22 – Slogans, Sayings and Phrases

11/29 – Working Toward Solutions

12/6 – Steps and Traditions

12/13 – What Makes You Feel Happy/Sad? (Happies/Crappies)

12/20 – How Was Your Week?

12/27 – Alateen Just for Today and Tonight Bookmarks


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Al-Anon’s Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions (B-8)

and 

The Concepts

Al-Anon’s Best Kept Secret (P-57)


July 5 - November 1, 2023

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July 5th – Step One & Tradition One 

July 12th – Step Two & Tradition Two 

July 19th – Concepts One & Two

July 26th – Step Three & Tradition Three 

Aug. 2nd – Step Four & Tradition Four 

Aug. 9th – Concepts Three & Four

Aug. 16th – Step Five & Tradition Five 

Aug. 23rd – Step Six & Tradition Six 

Aug. 30th – Concepts Five & Six

Sept. 6th – Step Seven & Tradition Seven 

Sept. 13th – Step Eight & Tradition Eight 

Sept. 20th – Concepts Seven & Eight

Sept. 27th – Step Nine & Tradition Nine

Oct. 4th – Step Ten & Tradition Ten

Oct. 11th – Concepts Nine & Ten

Oct. 18th – Step Eleven & Tradition Eleven

Oct. 25th – Step Twelve & Tradition Twelve 

Nov. 1st – Concepts Eleven & Twelve/Warranties


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In All Our Affairs

   Making Crises Work For You

April 5 - June 28, 2023

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April 5 – Becoming Aware

April 12 – Practicing these Principles: Steps 1-2-3

April 19 – Acceptance; Seeing in a New Way

April 26 – Responsibility

May 3 – Detachment

May 10 – Surrender

May 17 – Practicing these Principles: Steps 4-5 

May 24 – Practicing these Principles: Steps 6-7 

May 31 – Action; Taking Care of Ourselves 

June 7 – Decision Making and Change

June 14 – Practicing these Principles: Steps 8-9 

June 21 – Moving On; Love and Forgiveness 

June 28 – Practicing these Principles: Steps 10-11-12


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From Survival to Recovery

   Growing Up in an Alcoholic Home

January 4 - March 29, 2023

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Jan 4 – Do We Belong?

Jan 11 – Recognizing and Breaking Denial

Jan 18 – Meetings as a Lifeline

Jan 25 – Learning to Trust

Feb 1 – Picking Up the Tools

Feb 8 – When Crisis Strikes & Getting Started

Feb 15 – Finding & Healing Shattered Faith – Steps 1-3

Feb 22 – Realistic Acceptance of Responsibility – Steps 4-5

March 1 – Realistic Acceptance of Responsibility – Steps 6-7

March 8 – Taking Action on Our Own Behalf – Steps 8-9

March 15 – Living Healthy Lives – Steps 10-11

March 22 – Sharing Our Good Fortune – Step 12

March 29 – Joy


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It's in the Book!

   Our Common Purpose, Principles & Language

November 9 - December 28, 2022

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Nov. 9th – Welcome to Al-Anon

Nov. 16th – Primary Ideas

Nov. 23rd – Three Obstacles to Success

Nov. 30th – Understanding Ourselves

Dec. 7th – Sponsorship

Dec. 14th – "Leadership" by Bill W.

Dec. 21st – The Gifts that Keep On Giving

Dec. 28th – A Very Special Way


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Paths to Recovery

   Al-Anon’s Steps, Traditions and Concepts

August 17 - November 2, 2022

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Aug. 17 – Step, Tradition & Concept One

Aug. 24 – Step, Tradition & Concept Two

Aug. 31 – Step, Tradition & Concept Three

Sept. 7 – Step, Tradition & Concept Four

Sept. 14 – Step, Tradition & Concept Five

Sept. 21 – Step, Tradition & Concept Six

Sept. 28 – Step, Tradition & Concept Seven

Oct. 5 – Step, Tradition & Concept Eight

Oct. 12 – Step, Tradition & Concept Nine

Oct. 19 – Step, Tradition & Concept Ten

Oct. 26 – Step, Tradition & Concept Eleven

Nov. 2 – Step, Tradition & Concept Twelve

 

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As we understood...

June 29 - August 10, 2022

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June 29 - Fellowship

July 6 - Moving Toward a Spiritual Awakening 

July 13 - Concepts of a Higher Power 

July 20 - Recognizing Spiritual Awakenings 

July 27 - Letting Go

August 3 - Prayer and Meditation 

August 10 - Practicing the Spiritual Life  


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Discovering Choices

Our Recovery in Relationships

March 9 - June 22, 2022

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3/09 - Chapter 01: We Start from Where We Are

3/16 - Chapter 02: A Solid Foundation

3/23 - Chapter 03: A More Positive Perspective

3/30 - Chapter 04: We Begin to Know Ourselves

4/06 - Chapter 05: Recognizing that a Better Way is Possible

4/13 - Chapter 06: Risks and Rewards

4/20 - Chapter 07; Creating Balance within Ourselves

4/27 - Chapter 08: Learning by Example 

5/04 - Chapter 09: Detachment with Love

5/11 - Chapter 10: Choosing Happiness

5/18 - Chapter 11: Through Prayer and Meditation

5/25 - Chapter 12: In the Care of a Higher Power

6/01 - Chapter 13: Building Relationships through Service

6/08 - Chapter 14: Twelve Traditions & Twelve Concepts

6/15 - Chapter 15: Al-Anon Literature as a Resource for Relationships

6/22 - Chapter 16: Meaningful Relationships

 

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Opening our Hearts, Transforming our Losses

January 5 - March 2, 2022

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Jan. 5 - Chapter 1: Grief as a Process

Jan. 12 - Chapter 2: Living with the Family Disease of Alcoholism 

Jan. 19 – Chapter 3: Loss of the Dream

Jan. 26 - Chapter 4: Grieving for Our Childhood

Feb. 2 - Chapter 5: Loss in Relationships

Feb. 9 - Chapter 6: Death of a Loved One

Feb. 16 - Chapter 7: Dealing with Our Feelings

Feb. 23 - Chapter 8: Taking Care of Ourselves

Mar. 2 - Chapter 9: Spiritual Growth from Grieving

 

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A Season of Reflection

November 24 - December 29, 2021

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Nov. 24th – Gratitude 

Dec. 1st – Hope

Dec. 8th – Four Primary Ideas 

Dec. 15th – Unity

Dec 22nd – Joy

Dec. 29th – Serenity


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Reaching for Personal Freedom

September 1 - November 17, 2021

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Sept. 1st – Step, Tradition & Concept One

Sept. 8th – Step, Tradition & Concept Two

Sept. 15th – Step, Tradition & Concept Three 

Sept. 22nd – Step, Tradition & Concept Four

Sept. 29th – Step, Tradition & Concept Five

Oct. 6th – Step, Tradition & Concept Six

Oct. 13th – Step, Tradition & Concept Seven 

Oct. 20th – Step, Tradition & Concept Eight

Oct. 27th – Step, Tradition & Concept Nine

Nov. 3rd – Step, Tradition & Concept Ten

Nov. 10th – Step, Tradition & Concept Eleven 

Nov. 17th– Step, Tradition & Concept Twelve


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Treasure Trove in Al-Anon

May 19 - August 25, 2021

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May 19th - As We Understood (B-11)

May 26th - Alcoholism, a Merry-Go-Round Named Denial (P-3) 

June 2nd - The Dilemma of the Alcoholic Marriage (B-4) 

June 9th Detachment (S-19)

June 16th - Sponsorship, What It’s All About (P-31)

June 23rd - Just for Tonight Bookmark (M-81)

June 30th - In All Our Affairs (B-15)

July 7th  - Alcoholism, the Family Disease (P-4)

July 21st - Living with Sobriety (P-49)

July 28th - Hope & Understanding for Parents & Grandparents (P-94) 

July 28th - Many Voices, One Journey (B-31)

Aug. 4th - Forum Favorites

Aug. 11th - Lois Remembers (B-7)

Aug 18th - Having Had a Spiritual Awakening (eB-25)

Aug 25th - Three Views of Al-Anon--Alcoholics Speak to the Family (P-15)


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Intimacy in Alcoholic Relationships

April 7 - May 12, 2021

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April 7th  - Alcoholism and Intimacy 

April 14th - Building and Rebuilding Trust 

April 21st  - Communicating Clearly 

April 28th  - Negotiating Boundaries 

May 5th  - Spiritual Solutions 

May 12th - Expressing Gratitude


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How Al-Anon Works

January 6 - March 31, 2021

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Jan. 6th - Understanding Ourselves and Alcoholism

Jan. 13th - Become Aware

Jan. 20th - The Family Disease

Jan. 27th - Breaking Our Isolation

Feb. 3rd - Twelve Steps - Practical Tools for Change

Feb. 10th - The Al-Anon Slogans

Feb. 17th - Changed Attitudes

Feb. 24th - Detachment, Love & Forgiveness

March 3rd - Taking Care of Ourselves

March 10th - Communication

March 17th - Service – Putting Love into Action

March 24th - Traditions

March 31st - Concepts of Service


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From Survival to Recovery

October 21 - December 23, 2020

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Oct. 21st - Our Many Faces

Oct. 28th - Meetings as a Lifeline

Nov. 4th - Learning to Trust, One Day at a Time

Nov. 11th - Picking Up the Tools

Nov. 18th - When Crisis Strikes

Nov. 25th - Finding and Healing Shattered Faith; Steps 1-2-3

Dec. 2nd - Realistic Acceptance of Responsibility; Steps 4-5-6-7

Dec. 9th - Taking Action on Our Own Behalf; Steps 8-9

Dec. 16th - Living Healthy Lives; Steps 10-11-12

Dec. 23rd - Joy


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In All Our Affairs

August 19 - October 14, 2020

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Aug. 19th - Part One: Becoming Aware

Aug. 26th - Practicing these Principles: Steps One, Two and Three

Sept. 2nd  - Part Two: Acceptance; Seeing in a New Way 

Sept. 9th  - Responsibility, Detachment, Surrender

Sept. 16th - Practicing these Principles: Steps Four, Five, Six & Seven

Sept. 23rd  - Part Three: Action; Taking Care of Ourselves

Sept. 30th - Practicing these Principles: Steps Eight & Nine

Oct. 7th - Part Four: Moving On; Love and Forgiveness

Oct. 14th - Practicing these Principles: Steps Ten, Eleven & Twelve


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Opening our Hearts, Transforming our Losses

July 8 - August 12, 2020

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July 8th - Grief as a Process Living with the Family Disease

July 15th - Grieving for Our Childhood

July 22nd - Loss of the Dream Loss in Relationships

July 29th  - Death of a Loved

August 5th  - Dealing with Our Feelings Taking Care of Ourselves

August 12th - Spiritual Growth from Grieving


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Intimacy in Alcoholic Relationships

May 27 - July 1, 2020

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May 27th - Alcoholism and Intimacy 

June 3rd  - Building and Rebuilding Trust 

June 10th - Communicating Clearly 

June 17th  - Negotiating Boundaries 

June 24th - Spiritual Solutions 

July 1st - Expressing Gratitude  


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Discovering Choices

April 8 - May 20, 2020

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April 8th - We Start from Where We Are “Denial & Self-Acceptance”

April 15th - Creating Balance Within Ourselves “Self-Awareness”

April 22nd - Detachment with Love “Letting Go”

April 29th - Choosing Happiness “Working the Program”

May 6th - Through Prayer & Meditation “Using Step Eleven”

May 13th - Twelve Traditions & Twelve Concepts of Service “Guides for Our Relationships”

May 20th - Meaningful Relationships “Defining Success”