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Changes (PSA) – Added January 2019

The video PSA "Changes" illustrates how drinking can take over a person's life, while emphasizing the hope and support available in A.A. for those who are looking for a chance at a new beginning without alcohol.


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An “Historic” Invitation to Cuba for Alcoholics Anonymous – Added January 2019

From November 7-9, 2018, almost 100 doctors, addiction specialists, social workers, nurses and medical students gathered for the Third International Meeting Against Drug Addiction (“Lifestyles vs. Toxic Habits”) held in the city of Guantánamo, Guantánamo Province, Cuba. And, for the first time, Alcoholics Anonymous was there.


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Quarterly Report from G.S.O. – Added December 2018

Activities of the General Service Board including A.A. World Services, Inc., A.A. Grapevine, Inc. 


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Country-to-Country Sponsorship: Carrying the A.A. Message Worldwide – Added December 2018

An illustrated service piece highlighting the collective experience of A.A. members carrying the message to countries where Alcoholics Anonymous is new and developing.


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International Literature Fund – Added December 2018

An overview of the A.A.W.S.-run fund that helps defray the costs of producing A.A. literature in countries where A.A. is new and developing.


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Box 4-5-9 Winter 2018 – The Only Requirement... – Added December 2018

This issue features an article focused on four new and/or revised pamphlets ("Women in A.A.," "The 'God' Word," "A.A. for LGBTQ Alcoholics" and "A.A. for Alcoholics with Mental Health Issues — and their sponsors") as seen through the varied experiences of seven A.A. members. The issue also provides an account of the 18th Native American Convention on the Pessamit First Nations Reserve in the remote Côte Nord region of Québec province and offers a brief profile of one of the newest members of the General Service Board.


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G.S.O. to discontinue onsite literature sales – Added December 2018

As of January 1, 2019, we will no longer be selling literature onsite at our front desk.


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A.A. for Alcoholics with Mental Health Issues and Their Sponsors – Added December 2018

A pamphlet that includes a wide range of A.A. recovery experience gathered from members with mental health issues, and from those who sponsor such members.


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The God Word — Agnostic and Atheist Members in A.A. – Added December 2018

Agnostic and atheist members in A.A. share their experience, strength and hope.


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Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc., has licensed the Meeting Guide technology – Added November 2018

The General Service Office is pleased to announce that Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc., has licensed the Meeting Guide technology. The intent of licensing this technology is to make it easier for members to find A.A. meetings. More information will be available in the future through G.S.O.’s website.


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Launch of the Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. YouTube channel. – Added November 2018

The General Service Office is pleased to announce the launch of the Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. YouTube channel.


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Fall 2018 issue of About A.A. newsletter for professionals – Added October 2018

Newly-redesigned, About A.A. is G.S.O.'s newsletter for professionals of all types who deal with alcoholics, including professionals in the fields of health care, law, corrections, clergy and the military. This most recent edition deals with "A.A. and the Older Alcoholic" and how local A.A. efforts can help in what many have characterized as a "looming epidemic of alcoholism among older adults in the United States." This edition also carries information about A.A.'s new YouTube channel.


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Alcoholics Anonymous Releases New Pamphlets for Women and LGBTQ Alcoholics – Added October 2018

“It doesn’t matter whether you are 16 or 60, rich or poor, college graduate or high school dropout, business executive or stay-at-home parent, a patient in a treatment facility, a prison inmate, or living on the street. Help is available.”


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History Shelf – 4 Volumes – Added October 2018

In celebration of A.A. history, we are offering this attractive gift set for the holidays.


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Alcoholics Anonymous to Hold 25th World Service Meeting – Added October 2018

Delegates representing Alcoholics Anonymous from around the world will gather for A.A.’s 25th World Service Meeting (WSM) at the Southern Sun Elangeni & Maharani Hotel in Durban, South Africa, October 7-11, 2018.


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Anonymity in the Digital Age – Added April 2018

A poster that can serve as a reminder of the importance of A.A.’s anonymity Traditions in our digital lives.


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