Who are we?
Alateen is a fellowship of young Al-Anon members, usually teenagers, whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking. Young people come together to:
Alateen members learn:
Alateen members are helped when they:
Take this [ 20-question self-quiz ] to see if Alateen may be helpful for you.
Alateen meetings are held in church halls, school rooms or other suitable places (many times in the same building as an Al-Anon group, but in a separate room). Every meeting has at least two active, adult members of Al-Anon who serve as sponsors for the group, guiding and sharing knowledge of the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions.
For information about Al-Anon/Alateen meetings in your area, please call the area office.
Alateen Group Sponsorship
Every Alateen group needs at least two active, adult members of Al-Anon who can commit to serving as a sponsor to the group on a regular basis. Every sponsor goes through a certification process by AFG of Mass. to become an "Al-Anon Member Involved in Alateen Service" (AMIAS).
Alateen literature is available for purchase through the Massachusetts Literature Distribution Center.