Descriptions of Selected Al-Anon Books

Books:

B-29 Opening Our Hearts, Transforming Our Losses
Opening Our Hearts, Transforming Our Losses (B-29) will prove useful for thought-provoking individual reading as well as stimulating group discussions. It shares the experiences of hundreds of members as we explore how Al-Anon principles have helped us to acknowledge, understand, and accept the losses we have experienced as a result of someone else's alcoholism. The book covers a wide range of topics including death, financial ruin, abandoned dreams, and vanished self-esteem. With the help of Al-Anon Family Groups we can begin to heal and to live life more fully. Source: NCWSA

B-24 Paths to Recovery: Al-Anon's Steps, Traditions and Concepts
Introduced in 1997, a comprehensive text that describes how the Al-Anon's Steps, Traditions and Concepts can apply to our daily lives, as well as in our relationships with each other and with the world at large. In addition to text, this book contains sharings from members. Each chapter asks insightful questions that trigger our thoughts about using the Steps, Traditions and Concepts. Indexed. 388 pages. ISBN 0-910034-31-1 Source: NCWSA

B-22 How Al-Anon Works for Families and Friends of Alcoholics
Released in 1995, this volume reflects the shared wisdom of Al-Anon members today. The most comprehensive book on Al-Anon, excellent for personal and meeting study. Indexed. 388 pages. ISBN 0-910034-26-5 Source: NCWSA

B-21 From Survival to Recovery: Growing Up in an Alcoholic Home
The family disease of alcoholism is discussed with courage and honesty - revealing the pain, recovering from the past and renewing hope for all of us. Indexed. 302 pages. ISBN 0-910034-97-4 Source: NCWSA

B-16 Courage To Change: One Day at a Time in Al-Anon II
A masterful collection of insightful daily reflections reveals the surprisingly simple things that transform lives. Indexed. 384 pages. ISBN 0-910034-79-6 Source: NCWSA

B-17 Courage To Change: One Day at a Time in Al-Anon II
A masterful collection of insightful daily reflections reveals the surprisingly simple things that transform lives. LARGE PRINT. ISBN 0-910034-84-2 Source: NCWSA

B-11 As We Understood
Al-Anon members share their understanding of a Higher Power, fellowship, spiritual awakening, prayer, meditation, and letting go. Indexed. 269 pages. ISBN 0-910034-56-7 Source: NCWSA

B-8 Al-Anon's Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions
The Twelve Steps and Traditions come alive through the essays, personal reflections and stories from Al-Anon members. Indexed. 142 pages. ISBN 0-910034-24-9 Source: NCWSA

B-7 Lois Remembers
Lois W. a cofounder of Al-Anon recalls the eventful years before and after the founding of AA and Al-Anon. Illustrated. Indexed. 204 pages. ISBN 0-910034-23-0 Source: NCWSA

B-6 One Day at a Time in Al-Anon
Inspirational daily readings relate Al-Anon philosophy to every day situations. Indexed. 376 pages. ISBN 0-910034-21-4 Source: NCWSA

B-14 One Day at a Time in Al-Anon
Inspirational daily readings relate Al-Anon philosophy to every day situations. LARGE PRINT. ISBN 0-910034-63-X Source: NCWSA

B-5 Al-Anon Family Groups - Classic Edition
Al-Anon's basic book explains the purpose of the fellowship and how it works. Reissued with original 1955 text. Hardcover. Indexed. 177 pages. ISBN 0-910034-36-2 Source: NCWSA

B-4 Dilemma of the Alcoholic Marriage
Can Al-Anon help your relationship? Explores the problems of alcoholism in marriage, and includes tips for applying the 12 Steps to relationships. Indexed. 100 pages. ISBN 0-910034-18-4 Source: NCWSA

Booklets:

P-78 When I Got Busy I got Better
Tried and true methods of building self-esteem and confidence. Members share experiences of participating in the Al-Anon program. 64 pages. Source: NCWSA

NCWSA: Reprinted with permission of Northern California World Service Area of AFG.
WSO: Reprinted with permission of World Service Office.
AWSC: Reprinted with permission of Colorado World Service of AFG.