Al-Anon Family Groups

3.2
397 reviews
50K+
Downloads
Content rating
Teen
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About this app

Al‑Anon Family Groups is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. By sharing common experiences and applying the Al-Anon principles, families and friends of alcoholics can bring positive changes to their individual situations, whether or not the alcoholic admits the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.

The Al-Anon program is based on the Twelve Steps (adapted from Alcoholics Anonymous), which we try, little by little, one day at a time, to apply to our lives, along with our slogans and the Serenity Prayer. The loving interchange of help among members and daily reading of Al-Anon literature thus make us ready to receive the priceless gift of serenity.

The official mobile app of the Al-Anon Family Groups is designed to provide an easy way for anyone affected by someone else’s drinking to find hope and help, whether they can attend a face-to-face meeting or not.

Features:
- Al-Anon meetings powered by Zoom with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance enabled. In the app you will see this added security is identified by a green shield inside the meeting. The HIPAA compliance provides the following additional securities:
-- Disallows cloud recordings
-- Forces out of meeting chat encryption on
-- Forces encryption for 3rd party endpoints
-- Disables streaming to any service that only supports RTMP
-- Prevents copying or saving meeting chats
- Connect with Al-Anon friends and chat privately with them
- A built-in private journal, which you can use to track your recovery
- News feed where you can share with your Al-Anon friends what is on your mind; you can also view what’s on your friends’ minds.
- Subscribe to a daily dose of Al-Anon members’ experience, strength, and hope.
- Easily contribute to the World Service Office to assist in the mobile app in being self-supporting.

Accessibility API usage disclaimer:
Our mobile app includes a feature that is specifically designed to ensure accessibility for individuals with disabilities. This feature may require you to enable accessibility permissions on your phone. We want to assure you that we do not collect or share any of your personal information through this feature.

To learn more about our accessibility feature and how we handle your personal information, please refer to our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use documents, which provide detailed information on our data collection and use practices.

You can find our Privacy Policy at https://al-anon.org/privacy-statement/. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at afgmobile@al-anon.org for assistance.
Updated on
Mar 5, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Messages and App activity
No data collected
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Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

3.2
385 reviews
Angela Bolenbaugh
September 19, 2023
I've found this app to be very helpful to me on my journey, as it has been super easy and convenient to hop on my phone and jump on whatever meeting is going on at the time. My only annoyance is that a recent update has made it impossible for me to be able to hear the meetings through my phone's speaker (it only uses microphone, which I can barely hear, especially while driving) and I cannot connect it to my Blutooth headphones.
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Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters Inc
October 25, 2023
Sorry that you are having trouble, please send us an email at afgmobile@al-anon.org and we will assist.
Jessica Bilbey
May 27, 2023
Frustrating this time around. Just re-installed for meetings on the go. Some bug causes the app to continue crashing. I've uninstalled and reinstalled it. Cleared the cache. Nothing works. I really needed a meeting this morning and am frustrated that the app won't work! Will update if response is received. ETA: quick response from developers and issue has been resolved!! Thank you!!!!
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Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters Inc
May 26, 2023
We had an issue with our latest update today. We are working to fix it ASAP.
Krystelle Marie