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The only requirement for membership in Alcoholics Anonymous is a desire to stop drinking. (Reprinted from The Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous with permission of A.A World Services, Inc.)
The Alcoholics Anonymous Online Group Open Beginners / Newcomers Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) meeting is Monday 6:00 PM EDST through Monday 5:59 PM EDST (A week) using an Internet forum (or message board). An online discussion site where people can hold conversations in the form of posted messages. Time Zone Converter
box 459 Fall 2015 "International A.A. Convention: 80 Years - Happy, Joyous and Free" News and Notes from G.S.O. Is a quarterly bulletin from the U.S./Canada General Service Office. This newsletter includes information about A.A. service, literature, events, sharing from groups, service committees and individual U.S./Canada A.A. members.
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The September 2015 AA Grapevine Magazine Is Here! "This month's special section features stories on AA and technology.
Our co-founders, Bill W. and Dr. Bob, could never have imagined the many ways AA members communicate and stay connected today. Social media, texting, online meetings … never before have we had so many chances to share with one another, as well as opportunities to stay close to our Traditions and our spiritual foundation of anonymity. Our special section this month features members’ experience with AA and technology." Copyright © The AA Grapevine, Inc. September 2015. Reprinted with permission.
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"Sobriety-the freedom from alcohol-through the teaching and practicing of the twelve steps is the sole purpose of an AA group.
Reprinted from: Problems Other Than Alcohol
By Bill W. (co-founder, Alcoholics Anonymous), with permission of A.A. World Services, Inc.
The primary purpose of A.A. is to carry its message of recovery to the alcoholic seeking help. Almost every alcoholism treatment tries to help the alcoholic maintain sobriety. Regardless of the road we follow, we all head for the same destination, recovery of the alcoholic person. together, we can do what none of us could accomplish alone. We can serve as a source of personal experience and be an ongoing support system for recovering alcoholics. Reprinted from Information on Alcoholics Anonymous. For Anyone New Coming to A.A. For Anyone Referring People to A.A., with permission of A.A. World Services, Inc.
The Alcoholics Anonymous Online Group can provide Proof of Attendance at Meetings. Information on Alcoholics Anonymous For Anyone New Coming to A.A. For Anyone Referring People to A.A.
While our literature has preserved the integrity of the A.A. message, sweeping changes in society as a whole are reflected in new customs and practices within the Fellowship. Taking advantage of technological advances, for example, A.A. members with computers can participate in meetings online, sharing with fellow alcoholics across the country or around the world. In any meeting, anywhere, A.A.’s share experience, strength, and hope with each other, in order to stay sober and help other alcoholics. Modem-to-modem or face-to-face, A.A.’s speak the language of the heart in all its power and simplicity. - Reprinted from The Big Book, Alcoholics Anonymous , page xxiv, (Published 2001), Foreward to Fourth Edition, with permission of A.A. World Services, Inc.
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