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M.A.I.S.

What is MAIS?

The Metro Atlanta Al-Anon/Alateen Family Groups Information Service is a local center established by groups in several adjoining Al-Anon/Alateen districts. Through MAIS groups are able to share their insights and experiences with each other so that each group has the opportunity to become stronger and healthier. MAIS ensures that any person who needs Al-Anon has meeting information and literature available. 

 

What does MAIS do?

MAIS connects and serves Al-Anon and Alateen groups and districts in metro-Atlanta. Mais:

  • Maintains a Literature Distribution Center (LDC) of Conference Approved Literature (CAL).

    • Groups can order CAL for their members and take advantage of convenient local shipping or the ability to pick up the items themselves.

  • Publishes a schedule of Al-Anon meetings for groups to distribute to their members.

  • Recruits and trains volunteers to answer the phone from any location, to provide meeting schedule information to anyone in need.

  • Provides a 24/7 hotline for calls received when a volunteer is not available.

  • Serves as an avenue for local Public Outreach.

  • Maintains a website containing Al-Anon conference approved events and a link to schedule information.

  • Publishes a newsletter, the CenterPoint, to communicate MAIS information to groups.

  • Holds bi-monthly meetings with representatives from Al-Anon and Alateen groups to encourage group cooperation and open communication. At these meetings, MAIS Representatives, committee chairpersons, and officers:

    • Give reports

    •  Discuss and vote on matters that affect the groups and districts

    •  Distribute the CenterPoint

    • Conduct all MAIS business

  • Maintains a listing in the local telephone directory.

  • Receives mail, email, and phone calls and engages in other activities as an avenue for public information, institutional work and Alateen activities.