Looking for Al-anon meeting to help daughter?

by Jan
(Janesville, Wisconsin)

My daughter is addicted to heroin and prescription medications. Are there Al-anon groups for parents of addicted children in the Janesville, Wisconsin area?

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Many meetings to choose from
by: Debbie Wicker

Dear Jan,

Sorry for the delay in answering your question, I just returned from vacation. I'm sorry that your daughter and your family are suffering from addiction.

Going to Al-anon is a good idea that will help you to learn to understand your daughter's addiction, how to help her, but also how to avoid enabling her addiction in ANY way.

Opiate addiction is a disease of the brain that if left untreated is often fatal. So learning the correct way to help your daughter is absolutely critical and that's what going to Al-anon and working the 12 steps will do for you. Initially, I would try to go to three meetings a week so you can get up to speed as quickly as possible.

Here are the Al-anon meetings in Janesville:

The Awakening
Cargill Methodist Church
2000 Wesley Ave
Tues 8:30 AM
West Entrance Room 11

Tuesday Comfort
St John Lutheran Church
302 N Parker Dr
Tues 7:00 PM Open D25
Use Parker Drive Entrance

Adult Children Of Alcoholics
St John's Lutheran Church
302 N Parker Dr
Thurs 6:30 PM Al-Anon Closed
Use Peace Ct. Entrance

Al-Anon meeting
St John's Lutheran Church
302 N Parker Dr
Thurs 6:30 PM Closed D25
Use Pease Ct. Entrance

New Hope
Saint Peter's Lutheran Church
1422 Center Ave
Sat 10:00 AM
Al-Anon Closed

Sunday Night Serenity
Faith Lutheran Church
2116 Mineral Point Ave
Sun 7:00 PM Al-Anon Closed
Alateen meeting at the same time

Hope this helps,


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