Learning to Detach with Love Families are profoundly affected by the disease of addiction and need help and support to work through the turmoil and pain. Millions around the world have found help and community through participation in Al-Anon and Alateen meetings. Al-Anon/Alateen attendance is free and open to anyone faced with the fear and chaos caused by a loved one's drinking or other drug use. Based on Twelve Step principles, participants share their hope, strength and experience. Family members learn to focus on taking care of yourself, changing the things that you can, and letting go of the rest. Groups are provided in-person, online or by phone. Find a Al-Anon/Alateen meeting near you.