What is AA?
AA is concerned solely with the personal recovery and continued sobriety of individual alcoholics who turn to the Fellowship for help.Find out more
If you seem to be having trouble with your drinking, or if your drinking has reached the point of where it worries you, you may be interested to know something about Alcoholics Anonymous and the AA programme of recovery from alcoholism.Find out more
The relative success of the AA program seems to be due to the fact that an alcoholic who no longer drinks has an exceptional faculty for "reaching" and helping an uncontrolled drinker.Learn more about The 12 Steps
During its first decade, AA as a fellowship accumulated substantial experience which indicated that certain group attitudes and principles were particularly valuable in assuring survival of the informal structure of the Fellowship.Find out more
Whilst the following describes the general service structure in Great Britain (including its English speaking region in continental Europe), the structure in each overseas country differs in detail depending on local laws and how AA evolved there.Find out more
"History", wrote Thomas Carlyle, "is the essence of innumerable biographies". Perhaps nothing better sums up AA history - millions of personal stories of recovery that come together as a priceless legacy in...Find out more
AA had its beginnings in 1935 at Akron, Ohio, as the outcome of a meeting between Bill W., a New York stockbroker, and Dr. Bob S., an Akron surgeon. Both had been hopeless alcoholics.Find out more