Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc. (AFG, Inc.) publishes books, pamphlets, service materials, and a monthly magazine, The Forum.
AFG of Mass., Inc. offers the full range of AFG literature for sale through its Literature Distribution Center (LDC). Also, most Al-Anon and Alateen meetings offer pamphlets for free and books for sale.
*Al-Anon/Alateen groups and members in Massachusetts are requested to order through the Massachusetts Area LDC, rather than through Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters. Orders made to the Massachusetts Area LDC helps support Al-Anon/Alateen outreach in Massachusetts. Orders are usually filled within 48 hours of receipt. Our Packing & Handling fee for orders under $100.00 is up to $4.00 less than what is charged by WSO.
The content of the literature is contributed by Al-Anon and Alateen members themselves. All Al-Anon/Alateen literature is Conference Approved Literature (CAL). This means that before publication and sale, literature is approved by the World Service Conference, which is comprised of representatives of all Al-Anon groups in the United States and Canada.
Alcoholism has affected many different types of relationships in many different ways. This book explores how members have improved their relationships or their attitudes about them with the help of Al-Anon Family Groups. Published 2008.
Opening Our Hearts,...
"Opening our Hearts, Transforming our Losses" - this book invites us to acknowledge, understand, and accept the losses we have experienced as a result of someone else's alcoholism, including death, financial ruin, abandoned dreams, and vanished self-esteem. Published 2007.
Paths to Recovery
A guide for study of Al-Anon's three Legacies. Chapters on each Step, Tradition, and Concept of Service include insightful text, poignant personal stories, and thought-provoking questions for group or individual study. Published 1997.