Al-Anon Meetings for Families Facing Addiction
The families of addicts need assistance too. They are also going through a difficult time although most people don’t realize it. Loved ones of alcoholics may feel the need to help them get over the addiction. They may dedicate a lot of time and money to helping the alcoholic only to get burned at the end. Many loved ones will get burned out dealing with the addiction.
Alateen Meetings are Available in Broomfield, CO
Broomfield rehab resources also include Alateen meetings. Alateen meetings are basically Al-Anon meetings for teenagers or older children. Members are usually anywhere between the ages of 13 and 18. Some Alateen meetings welcome young adults up to the age of 21. Most teenagers prefer going to Alateen meetings instead of Al-Anon meetings because they offer a more private and intimate environment. It’s easier to open up to others who are of the same age. The topics discussed at these meetings are also relevant to the age group. These meetings help teenagers work through their problems.
Alateen meetings are essentially the same as Al-Anon meetings. They are faith-based and follow the same twelve steps. There aren’t many differences other than the age of the members. Alateen meetings are often led by a teenager. They can be sponsored by Al-Anon members.