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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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Box 4-5-9 Fall 2018 – To Be Young... and Sober – Added October 2018

This issue features an article on young people in A.A., and provides a look at remote communities across the U.S. and Canada and some of the difficulties members face as they try to carry the A.A. message to such places. The issue also provides brief profiles of the most recent Class B (alcoholic) Trustees to join the General Service Board and takes an historical look at Warden Clinton Duffy, one of A.A.'s earliest nonalcoholic friends, and his efforts to establish the program in San Quentin prison.


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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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Vacancy for Appointed Committee Member on Trustees’ Literature Committee – Added September 2018

The trustees’ Committee on Literature has an opening for an appointed committee member (ACM). This is a volunteer non-paid position.


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G.S.O. Announcement: Openings for G.S.O. Staff Member – Added August 2018

G.S.O. is pleased to invite candidates to apply for two open staff positions at the General Service Office in New York.


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Looking for member stories: Spanish-speaking Women in A.A. – Added June 2018

The Trustees' Literature Committee is looking for member stories for possible inclusion in a new pamphlet: Spanish-speaking Women in A.A.


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Looking for member stories: A.A.’s Three Legacies – Added June 2018

The Trustees' Literature Committee is looking for member stories for possible inclusion in a new pamphlet: A.A.’s Three Legacies


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

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


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Appointed Committee Member for CPC/TA – Added February 2018

The trustees’ Committee on Cooperation with the Professional Community/Treatment and Accessibilities has an opening for an appointed committee member (ACM). This is a volunteer non-paid position.


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A.A. Around the World – Added January 2018

The hand of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) extends – literally – around the globe. Today, an A.A. presence can be found in approximately 180 nations worldwide, with membership estimated at over two million. There are more than 118,000 A.A. groups around the world and A.A.’s literature has been translated into languages as diverse as Afrikaans, Arabic, Hindi, Nepali, Persian, Swahili, and Vietnamese, among many others.


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