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News For Professionals - Al-Anon Gauteng Districts - Brackenhurst, Alberton

Please note: We hold events each year for Professionals who regularly  deal with the families of alcoholics - these include therapists, doctors, teachers, the Police, rehabs, clinics, nurses, Wellness Officers, HR staff,   etc. If you would like an Al-Anon Member to speak at your organisation - Company, school, clinic, Wellness Day, rehab, etc - or to your employees and staff; please contact us at alanontvl@absamail.co.za or call us on  0861252666  or by completing a request on our Contact page.

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Resources for Professionals

Counselors, therapists and others in a range of professions encourage the friends and families of problem drinkers to attend Al-Anon meetings, where clients and patients can find understanding and support that complements and reinforces professional treatment.

To assist professionals, Al-Anon Family Groups offers a variety of resources - see 

http://www.al-anon.alateen.org/for-professionals

These audio presentations can be downloaded for people who learn by listening. They give some of the flavor of an Al-Anon meeting, while answering commonly-asked questions. Refer your patients to the Web site or invite them to subscribe to the RSS feed.

Listen to a counselor talk about the change she saw after patients attended Al-Anon meetings