Ready to recommend A.A.?

Meetings are available locally and online.
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People who think they have a drinking problem are welcome to attend any A.A. meeting. They can sit and listen and learn more about recovery. Or they can share about themselves. It's completely up to them. Everyone is welcome. You don’t have to pay anything to attend.

Professionals are welcome to observe open A.A. meetings to learn more about what happens in A.A.

A.A. Video for Healthcare Professionals

A.A. Video for Healthcare Professionals

A.A. Video for Healthcare Professionals

A.A. Video for Healthcare Professionals

A.A. Video for Legal and Corrections Professionals

A.A. Video for Legal and Corrections Professionals

A.A. Video for Employment/Human Resources Professionals

A.A. Video for Employment/Human Resources Professionals

A.A. Video for Healthcare Professionals

A.A. Video for Healthcare Professionals

A.A. Video for Legal and Corrections Professionals

A.A. Video for Legal and Corrections Professionals

A.A. Video for Employment/Human Resources Professionals

A.A. Video for Employment/Human Resources Professionals

A.A. At a Glance

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Approximately two million alcoholics have achieved sobriety in A.A., but members recognize that their program is not always effective with all alcoholics. Some may also require professional counseling or medical treatment.

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A.A. is concerned solely with the personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics. A.A. doesn’t make medical diagnoses, engage in research, or keep records or case histories of members.

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A.A. has adopted a policy of cooperation but not affiliation with other organizations concerned with the problem of alcoholism.

What can you expect from A.A.?

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A.A. members help any alcoholic with an interest in getting and staying sober.

Local A.A. offices often know where hospital treatment of alcoholism is available. But A.A. is not affiliated with any type of treatment facility.

Learn more in "If You Are a Professional"

Additional Resources

Anonymity allows people to feel safe as they recover in A.A. But it is so much more -- it is a path to a spiritual life.