CAL – Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism 2007 (Item # N/A)

Usually around February, my order of the new annual public outreach magazine, “Al-Anon Faces Alcoholism” arrives.  However, it is now the middle of 2022, & I haven’t received an answer yet on whether there will even be a new issue for this year.  I’m guessing that since the 2021 issue was the first time a…

CAL – Alcoholism, a Merry-Go-Round Named Denial (Item # P-3)

WHAT I LEARNED: 1. How great would it be to give a talk at an Al-Anon workshop & it goes over so well, they want to turn it into a pamphlet?! 😲 Well that’s what happened in 1968 to one non-member: the former director of the Charlotte Council on Alcoholism.  This pamphlet was published a…

CAL – A Guide for the Family of the Alcoholic (Item # P-7)

WHAT I LEARNED: 1. This is the sixth pamphlet in the general Al-Anon Newcomer Packet (item # K-10) & is one of the few examples of early “outside literature” being grandfathered into the CAL catalog.  It was issued in 1962 & is primarily based on an article by a non-member: the former director of the Charlotte Council…