Is Al-Anon for Families of Drug Addicts?

Question by Lee: Is Al-Anon for families of drug addicts?
I need to find a support group but I am not sure which one is the right one. My son is abusing drugs. Our family needs help.

Best answer:

Answer by Patricia C
No, it’s for recovering alcoholics.

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