Unless specified as OPEN, all meetings are CLOSED. Closed Meeting - Limited to members and prospective members. These are persons who feel their lives have been or are being deeply affected by alcoholism in a family member or friend. The Closed meeting gives the participants greater freedom to share their own ideas and feelings. Open Meeting - Open to anyone interested in the family disease of alcoholism. Some groups invite members of the professional community to hear how the Al-Anon program aids in recovery. Regular Al-Anon Meeting - Regular meeting is not an Alateen, Adult Child Focus, etc.
All Alateen group meetings are CLOSED. Adults are not permitted to attend unless they are qualified Alateen Group Sponsors.
For meetings anywhere in the world, call the Al-Anon hotline at 1-888-4AL-ANON (1-888-425-2666) Mon-Fri, 8 am to 6 pm ET.