Importance of Conference Approved Literature (CAL)

Reading and educating yourself about the disease of alcoholism and  how the Al-Anon program works is one of the most important things you can do to begin the recovery process.  All literature used and discussed in Al-Anon meetings is conferenced approved to preserve the integrity of Al-Anon.  It is suggested that beginners start by obtaining one or more of the daily readers (One Day at a Time, Courage to Change, or Hope for Today) and How Al-Anon Works for Families and Friends of Alcoholics.  Books can be purchased at group meetings, online at, or by completing the form below and mailing it in with payment.

CAL and service materials order form (S-16)

Subscribe to The Forum (S-41)

It is convenient and inexpedient to purchase literature from the Houston Area Information Service:


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