24 Hour Answering Service:  (541) 265-4365

** NEW HOURS – Literature Depot open  Friday 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. 541-343-1104, Location: United Methodist Church 1376 Olive St. room 6, Eugene, Oregon, Come in through the side, metal gate under the covered parking. No entry in front church doors during COVID. To arrange another time, please email Lorraine. Please wear a mask – as REQUIRED by host church.

New to Al-Anon?

Our local in-person Beginners Meeting is currently suspended because of Covid-19.  However, we do have the Beginners Meeting on Zoom. See: Beginners Meeting – Saturday 9-9:30am.  In Al-Anon it is often said to a newcomer, “We are sorry for the circumstances that brought you here but we are glad you found us”.  The Eugene-Springfield, Lane County area, is fortunate to have multiple meetings every day.

Beginners are  also welcome and encouraged to attend any Al-Anon meeting – In-person and/or Zoom.

We are a fellowship of men and women who are husbands, wives, relatives, or friends of alcoholics. If you are seeking a solution to the problems that come from living or having lived with an alcoholic, we at Al-Anon can help you. Find out how Al-Anon can help you by attending Beginners’ Meetings. These are a continuous series of six meetings to explain the Al-Anon program. Learn about:

  1. The disease of alcoholism, its impact on the alcoholic and on you
  2. Who the members are
  3. What happens at meetings
  4. Tools of the Program
  5. Share feelings
  6. Ask questions

Many who come to Al-Anon are in despair, feeling hopeless, unable to believe that things can ever change. We want our lives to be different, but nothing we have done has brought about change. We all come to Al-Anon because we want and need help. In Al-Anon, members share their own experience, strength, and hope with each other.

You will meet others who share your feelings and frustrations, if not your exact situation. We come together to learn a better way of life, to find happiness whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not.

What if you are not ready for a meeting? See Al-Anon’s World Service Office website to learn more about the experiences of others new to Al-Anon.

You can also find out more information about Al-Anon meetings at the Al-Anon World Service Office.

This highlighted link will take you to a series of Al-Anon Podcasts.

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