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Alcoholics Anonymous: 3 Reasons AA Meetings Don’t Work by Kodjoworkout Posted Sat 15 Sep 2012 11:30am Alcoholics Anonymous is one of the best resources for people struggling to overcome alcohol abuse. The nonprofit organization has setup over 110,000 groups all over the world. Millions of people have used Alcoholics Anonymous to treat their substance abuse issues. Is it real ... Read on »
What is an Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) meeting like? by David M. Posted Sat 02 Nov 2013 5:00am By David Joel Miller What happens at an A. A. Meeting? This should be an easy question. It’s not. Let me explain what an A. A. meeting is and how very different these meetings can be. While most people think … Continue reading → Read on »
Deaf AA Meetings App: An Idea Waiting to Happen by Candace A. McCullough Doctor of Philosophy Posted Thu 01 Sep 2011 9:45am Deaf People Seeking Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings: Whether you are a Deaf person who has been sober for many years or one who is struggling to take steps toward sobriety, you are probably more than aware that Deaf-friendly and accessible AA meetings are difficult to find. Many Deaf people rely on individual therapy sessions for regular ... Read on »
What will you have to do if you go to an A.A. meeting? by David M. Posted Sat 16 Nov 2013 5:00am By David Joel Miller A. A. etiquette, Does and don’ts You need to go to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, maybe you have decided you have a drinking problem or maybe the judge or probation has told you that you will … Continue reading → Read on »
Desperate to Train Hard (& My first AA meeting!) by Raechelle Posted Thu 03 Sep 2009 12:00am Well, I'll start with the meeting! I have to say, I was a tad nervous about going for several reasons. One is that though I've been telling the world about my problem, it's all been via internet and phone conversations. This was going to be face to face with real people-that's scary! Second, it's a small town and I was concerned about "what if ... Read on »
Addictions and Disorders Class: Attending 2, 12 step meetings in Seattle by Krystal Plonski Posted Sun 04 Mar 2012 6:10pm As part of our class assignment for Addictions and Disorders, we were required to attend 2, 12 step meetings in Seattle, (any one), and write a reflection on the experience. This was mine: I attended an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, entitled “Fremont Happy Hour”, at 5pm on March 1, 2012 at the Fremont Fellowship Hall, in the Se ... Read on »
on being forgiving ... by Dave Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:53am In a recent AA meeting, we discussed forgiveness. The chairperson used the word " amnesty" as a means of forgiving a person who we feel needs our forgiveness. I have never heard that term used in conjuction with being forgiving of our friends or acquaintances. For me, it brings forth thoughts of letting someone off the hook. Also for me, I ... Read on »
Is it Time to Stop the God Bashing in Alcoholics Anonymous? One in Recovery Responds by Dr. Rob Dobrenski Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Sat 31 Mar 2012 4:15pm For years, I was never a fan of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). I never knew much about it, other than my sister had tried it and said it sucked, and when you lose a sibling to addiction it’s remarkably easy to point the finger at anyone and anything that didn’t fix the problem. But as time went on and I got to know more people who were successful ... Read on »
By the book: The denial of difference in Alcoholics Anonymous by Bev Patient Expert Posted Thu 04 Feb 2010 7:27pm 1985-1992 The back of the room is safe but the back of the room is forbidden. Isolating means fear and denial. Come to the front. Come to the table. At the table, I cannot function. The faces know. I cannot look. At the first opportunity, I will move to a corner. Lower my head so I don’t see the looks. The hardest part of it all is stay ... Read on »
PA GAME COMMISSION TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS CWD Release #128-12 by Terry S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 01 Nov 2012 11:19am FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 01, 2012 Release #128-12 GAME COMMISSION TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING TO DISCUSS CWD Letter being mailed to 47,000 license buyers in Adams/York counties and northern Maryland; Details on check station operations for two-week firearms season announced ... Read on »