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Do you think you have a drinking problem? Press here.

Many people contact us looking to help a parent or child, a spouse or partner, someone they work with, or a close friend. Alcoholism often affects others around us. We know it can be distressing to see our loved ones trapped in their disease, and we often feel powerless to help.

Press here for an AA pamphlet with some suggestions on what you can do. You are also welcome to attend any of our open meetings (O) or contact us to find out more about AA.

Another organization is Al-Anon Family Groups. They provide support for family and friends of alcoholics. Their local website is

While we do cooperate to help the still suffering alcoholic, AA is not directly affiliated with Al-Anon Family Groups (AFG)

Information for Professionals

Professionals who work with alcoholics share a common purpose with Alcoholics Anonymous: to help the alcoholic stop drinking and lead a healthy, productive life. We can serve as a source of personal experience with alcoholism and as an ongoing support system for recovering alcoholics.

If you would like more information about our services in the National Capital Region, please visit our page on Cooperation with the Professional Community or Corrections Facilities and Treatment.

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