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Updated October 2016

ALISON To Require Group Email Addresses

ALISON will be doing all communications with Groups by email as of January 2017. We need your Group Email address. Complete instructions and more information about this important transition can be found on the Members Page.

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IF...

You Are Troubled By Someone's Drinking...

You Grew Up With a Problem Drinker...

Your Life Has Been Affected By Someone Else's Drinking...

THEN...

You Will Find Help and Comfort in Al-Anon or Alateen.

Here you will find information about Al-Anon and Alateen and how to find a meeting. If you have any questions or need more information, please call (516)433-8003 or email info@AlisonNY.org

Member News Shorts

AA Anniversaries Speakers List

It is time to send back your Group's AA Anniversaries Speakers List that was distributed a few months ago. Please send them to: ALISON Board, PO Box 755, Westbury, NY 11590 as soon as possible.

ALISON Board Meeting Minutes

We are now posting ALISON Board Meeting minutes on the on the Members page. We encourage you to read them and pass around a copy at your meetings so that you will know what ALISON does for you and for Nassau County Al-Anon, and what issues are currently before the Board. Board Meetings are open to all Al-Anon members. While only Board Members may vote, everyone is welcome to come to a meeting to contribute comments and ideas.

Meeting In Jeopardy!!!

The Bellmore Wednesday, 7:30 PM meeting (St. Barnabas Parish, Rectory Basement - Side Door, 2320 Bedford Avenue, Bellmore) is in imminent danger of closing due to declining attendance. The meeting has voted to stay open at least until the end of December. If you can add this meeting to your regular schedule, you will help to save a meeting. This meeting will not meet on Wednesday, November 23. It will continue to meet on Wednesday, November 30 at 7:30 PM.

Meetings That Need Support

Step & Tradition, Saturdays, 12:30 PM, Cure of Ars Church School, 2323 Merrick Ave, Merrick

Sunday Serenity, Sundays at 7:30 PM, St. Barnabas Parish, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Scholl basement, 2320 Bedford Ave, Bellmore

Sharing and Caring, First Presbyterian Church, Mondays at 7:30 PM, 178 S. Ocean Ave & Smith St (rear entrance), Freeport

Daily Dozen, St. David's Lutheran Church, Fridays at 1:00 PM, 20 Clark Blvd., Massapequa Park

New Meetings!!!

New Alateen Meeting, "Monday Night Alateen", Mondays, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Roslyn Presbyterian Church, 140 East Broadway (Duck Pond), Roslyn, NY 11576, 2 doors from the library. For more information, See Evemts Page

New Meeting, "Serenity Sunday", meets Sundays at 7 PM at Vineyard Church, 251 Merrick Road, Rockville Centre, enter at the Right-Side Door Upstairs

Meeting Changes

New Location, Monday 1 PM, "Joy of Living", Garden City". Effective January 9, 2017, this meeting will be at the Garden City Community Church, 245 Stewart Avenue, Kensington Room, Garden City, NY 11530. The meeting time remains at 1 PM. There will be no meetings on holidays at both the old and new locations.

Daily Dozen, Friday, 1:00 PM, St. David's Church, Massapequa Park IS CLOSED

New Time and Location: Saturday Night On Broadway in Bethpage. For more information, See Meeting Page

Nibble and Grow, Wednesdays at St. Rose of Lima will be meeting in the Rectory basement on these dates: Nov. 16, Nov. 23, Nov. 30, Dec. 7, Dec. 14, Dec. 21, and Dec. 28.

The Lunch Bunch meeting, formerly at LICADD, Lever Bldg, has a new location: Corpus Christi Church, 155 Garfield Ave (at Willis Ave, side entrance), Mineola 11501. The 11:15 AM start time remains the same.

The Stewart Manor Free To Be Me, Thurdsay meeting has a new start time: 7:30 PM, effective immediately.

Outreach Volunteer Opportunities

  • Volunteers Needed at Vivitrol Information and Support Meetings  Volunteer
  • Outreach Volunteers Needed to Staff Tables at NARCAN Training  Volunteer

Group Reps and Alternate Group Reps Needed

Some groups do not have GRs or AGRs. Please consider taking one of these important service positions for your group.

New Web Site Address (Domain Name)

We have a new Web Site Address that you can use to get here. It is: AlisonNY.org. It is easier to remember, say, and type. The original Address, Alanon-Nassau-NY.org, still can be used if you prefer.

ALISON Board Getting New Email Addresses

We have begun to roll-out new ...@AlisonNY.org style email addresses for Alison Board Members. Check the Contact US page for the most current email addresses. The old email addresses will continue to work for some time into the future.

Announce Your Event Here

If your group is having an anniversary, event, meeting change, or you have some other meeting information that you would like to publicize here, simply email the Webmaster or fill out this form.

About Al-Anon

Al-Anon Is a worldwide organization that offers a program of recovery for the families and friends of alcoholics whether or not the alcoholic seeks help or even recognizes the existence of a drinking problem. Members give and receive comfort and understanding through a mutual exchange of experiences, strength and hope. Sharing of similar problems binds individuals and groups together in a bond that is protected by a policy of anonymity.

Al-Anon is not allied with any sect, denomination, political entity, organization or institution; does not engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any cause. There are no dues for membership. Al-Anon is self-supporting through its own voluntary contributions.

Al-Anon is not a religious organization or a counseling agency. It is not a treatment center nor is it allied with any other organization offering such services. Al-Anon Family Groups, which includes Alateen for teenage members, neither expresses opinions on outside issues nor endorses outside enterprises. Membership is voluntary, requiring only that one's own life has been adversely affected by someone else's drinking problem.

Today these men, women, and children have courage and confidence. They have found understanding and learned what to do to help themselves — and this can indirectly help their alcoholic relatives, loved ones, and friends, whether sober or not. Al-Anon will always be what we its members make it. Al-Anon believes that our benefits are measured by our willingness to share them with others. For we know we can never give as much as we receive.