Al-Anon Family Groups, which includes Alateen, has been in existence for over 50 years as a community resource providing support to those affected by someone else's drinking. Today, there are over 26,000 Al-Anon and Alateen groups meeting in 115 countries. Our meetings are anonymous and confidential and there are no dues or fees for membership.

  • For meeting information call (404) 687-0466 or click here to access a list of meetings throughout Georgia. 
  • For additional professional resources, please visit the website of the Al-Anon World Service Office.
  • Alateen is for young people whose lives have been been affected by someone else's drinking. A list of Alateen meetings is accessible here
  • For more information about MAIS (Metro Atlanta Al-Anon/Alateen Information Service): FAQs
  • For worldwide meeting information, call 1-888-4 AL-ANON (1-888-425-2666), Monday - Friday from 8am to 6pm, ET (except holidays).


Click HERE for the meeting schedule.

Al-Anon/Alateen Groups Do Not:
  • Give advice.
  • Indulge in gossip or criticism.
  • Discuss members' religious beliefs, or lack of them.
  • Endorse or oppose any cause, therapy, or treatment.

Al-Anon And Alateen Members Are Helped When They:

  • Attend meetings on a regular basis.
  • Make telephone contact with other members.
  • Read Al-Anon/Alateen literature.
  • Have a sponsor.
  • Apply the Twelve Steps of recovery to their lives.
  • Become involved in Al-Anon service work.

People Are Referred To Al-Anon/Alateen Group Meetings:

  • To learn the facts about alcoholism as an illness and how it has impacted their lives physically and emotionally.
  • To benefit from contact with others who have similar problems.
  • To improve their own attitudes and behaviors through the study and practice of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions.


  • Is for families and friends of alcoholics.
  • Is a separate fellowship from Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).
  • Al-Anon is based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions adapted from AA.
  • Is compatible with professional treatment.