Ongoing service opportunities

This page contains calls for ongoing service opportunities in Al-Anon that do not have an ‘expiry’ or specific event date. This is published but not connected to any of the menus yet.

Literature Corner One of our recent additions to literature is the “Intimacy in Alcoholic Relationships” book (B-33) which came out in 2018. It is very popular and can be pivotal in our journey towards self-understanding and personal growth while living in the world with all of its variety of people and relationships. Another relatively new piece of literature is… Read More »

Alcoholism – a family disease

For family members, alcoholism causes a progressive inability to predict their own behavior because of the growing preoccupation with and reaction to another person’s drinking. Generally speaking, if a person is wondering whether alcoholism is the problem, it probably is. Family members need to hear that the emotions they feel are a normal reaction to alcoholism. Frequently, they… Read More »

Ontario South Delegate

Executive’s details*:Ontario South Delegate,Email Address: Treasurer: Ontario South TreasurerP.O. Box 1151Guelph, Ontario N1H 6N3 *The above is consistent with the position, regardless of who is currently holding it. From your outgoing delegate: December 2020“I am pleased to be sending you the Chairperson on the Board Letter (COB) in all three of our official languages.” “If you have any questions… Read More »

Requests for service

Please email new requests directly to our web coordinator. ORC Al-Anon and Alateen assistance request The Ontario Regional Conference of Alcoholics Anonymous will be held online this year. The dates: Friday March 19-Sunday March 21, 2021 Would you like to assist as an Al-Anon or Alateen volunteer for this event? All helping hands are very much appreciated and… Read More »

‘Open Lines’ publications

‘Open Lines’ is a newsletter for Group Representatives, published by the Ontario South Area three times a year. Email submissions in a Microsoft Word compatible format to the Open Lines Coordinator at Deadlines Deadlines for submissions to ‘Open Lines’ in 2021: March 11 for the April issue July 11 for the August issue November 11 for the December issue… Read More »

Did you grow up with a problem drinker?

20 Questions for adult children of alcoholics Did You Grow Up With a Problem Drinker? Answer these questions to see if you are still affected today. Do you constantly seek approval and affirmation? Do you fail to recognize your accomplishments? Do you fear criticism? Do you overextend yourself? Have you had problems with your own compulsive behavior? Do… Read More »

Are you a teenager?

20 questions for you… Do you have a parent, close friend, or relative whose drinking upsets you? Do you cover up your real feelings by pretending that you don’t care? Are holidays and gatherings spoiled because of drinking? Do you tell lies to cover up for someone else’s drinking or what’s happening in your home? Do you stay… Read More »