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Social Sectors

As a professional coming into contact with alcoholism, you will be well aware of its harmful effects on the individual concerned and those around them, particularly the families.

Armed Services

The purpose of this section is to introduce AA to professionals within the armed services or MOD who may encounter problem drinkers during the course of their work, and to present how AA might be able to help.

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Community Services

As a professional coming into contact with alcoholism, you will be well aware of its harmful effects on the individual concerned and those around them, particularly the families. AA Public Information co-operates with Community Service staff and a team of AA volunteers is available on request to give talks to staff who would like to better understand the help that AA has to offer.

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Counselling

As a professional coming into contact with alcoholism, you may not, at first, be aware that it is the cause behind a number of other problems. Denial of a drinking problem is symptomatic of alcoholism.

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Education

Teenagers and even younger children are seriously affected by alcohol dependency or from a drinking problem within the family. AA regularly gives talks in schools and in some cases is part of the curriculum.

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Ethnic Communities

Alcoholics Anonymous is keen to work effectively with black and minority ethnic communities in Britain and there are now translations of the book "Alcoholics Anonymous" into over thirty languages including Hindi, Malayalan, Punjabi, Chinese, Vietnamese, Thai, Turkish, and Arabic with more translations in hand.

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Healthcare

AA Health Liaison works with hospital and treatment centre staff, perhaps visiting someone whom a member of staff has identified as having an alcohol problem and where the individual has expressed a willingness to be visited.

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Legal & Criminal Justice

As a professional coming into contact with alcoholism you will be well aware of its harmful effects on the individual concerned and those around them, particularly the families. 60-70% of men who assault their partners do so under the influence of alcohol and 30% of child abusers have alcohol-related problems.

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Religious Organisations

Alcoholics Anonymous welcomes people of all faiths and those who profess no faith, and because many alcoholics look for guidance from their spiritual advisors, AA co-operates closely with staff in religious organisations .

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Do you have a question? Please use the Helpdesk form to submit your query to the AA support team.

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