Springs Al-Anon Family Groups Purpose is to help friends and families
of alcoholics recover from the effects of living with or exposure
to the problem drinking of a relative or friend. Our focus is on ourselves,
not the alcoholic. The only requirement for membership is that there
be a problem of alcoholism with a friend or relative. We believe that
alcoholism is a family illness and that changed attitudes can aid recovery.
are Free, Anonymous and Confidential. There are no dues or
fees for membership. Al-Anon Traditions
state that Al-Anon/Alateen are not allied with any particular sect,
denomination, political entity, organization, or institution; and do
not engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any cause.
Al-Anon/Alateen are fully self supporting through their own voluntary
Family Groups, which includes Alateen, have been in existence
in Steamboat for 25 years and 53
years nationally as a community resource providing support
to those affected by someone else's drinking. Today, there are over
24,000 Al-Anon and Alateen groups meeting in 115 countries. Information
for meetings in Steamboat
Springs, Colorado area are available on this web site.
is the recovery program for young people affected by someone else's
Service Centers in Colorado are located in Denver and Colorado Springs.
organization that offers a self-help recovery program for the families
and friends of alcoholics whether or not the alcoholic seeks help or
even recognizes the existence of a drinking problem.
Is for families and friends of alcoholics.
- Is a
separate fellowship from Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).
is based on the Twelve Steps
and Twelve Traditions adapted from AA.
- Is compatible
with professional treatment.
organization or a counseling agency. It is not a treatment center nor
is it allied with any other organization offering such services. Al-Anon
Family Groups, which includes Alateen for teenage members, neither express
opinions on outside issues nor endorse outside enterprises.
and Alateen Groups Do Not:
in gossip or criticism.
members' religious beliefs, or lack of them.
or oppose any cause, therapy, or treatment.