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Al-Anon Family Groups and Alateen

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Description

When you don’t know where to turn because someone drinks too much, Al-Anon Family Groups can help.

Our Alateen groups support younger members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

All ethnicities are welcome.

Programmes

Al-Anon Family Groups

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Mental health, Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Online / e-mental health, Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Meetings are held in locations all through New Zealand. Click here to find a meeting near you.

You do not need to make an appointment to attend a meeting. You…

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Description

Al-Anon Family Groups has one purpose: to help families of alcoholics.

We do this by practicing The 12 Steps and by welcoming and giving comfort to families of alcoholics and…

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Alateen

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Advocacy / group / family whānau support (AOD)

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Meetings are held in locations all through New Zealand. Click here to find a meeting near you.

Alateen groups often meet at the same time and location as an Al-Anon…

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Description

Alateen is a fellowship for younger members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking.

The purpose of Alateen groups are for young people to come together…

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Charges

There are no dues or fees in Al-Anon and Alateen meetings.

Most groups pass a basket for voluntary contributions. Members are asked to contribute what they can afford, so that the group can pay rent, provide literature, and offer support to local and worldwide service centres.

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 12:46PM on July 12, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by Al-Anon Family Groups and Alateen.