Welcome to Greater Cleveland Al-Anon / Alateen of Ohio

If you’ve been affected by someone else’s drinking, you have found the right place.

Serving Cuyahoga  |  Lake  |  Geauga  |  Ashtabula  |  Lorain  |  Erie  |  Huron Counties

Quarterly Appeal Letter-World Service Organization

December 6, 2021

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Our Core Purpose of “Helping families and friends of alcoholics find hope and encouragement to live joyful, serene lives,” can only come to fruition with your continued contributions.

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Worthy of Protecting

By the time I came to Al‑Anon, I had given away so much of myself that I wasn’t even sure who I was anymore. I had forfeited my time, interests, needs, and self-worth, all in feeble efforts to please the alcoholics and others in my life. I learned in Al‑Anon that I have value and worth, and that I need to protect myself by setting limits and boundaries.

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An Enjoyable Life of My Own

The concept of detachment was baffling to me when I first stepped through the doors of Al‑Anon. Were these people asking me to change the way I thought and viewed the world, the way I’d learned as a child? How could I detach from the alcoholics and still love them? How could I allow them to suffer the consequences of their actions—was that really loving?

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