Alcoholics Anonymous


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Alcoholics Anonymous: alcoholism, Narcotics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous

n
an association of alcoholics who try, esp by mutual assistance, to overcome alcoholism

Alcohol′ics Anon′ymous


n.
an international fellowship of alcoholics whose purpose is to stay sober and help others recover from alcoholism. Abbr.: AA
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Alcoholics Anonymous - an international organization that provides a support group for persons trying to overcome alcoholismAlcoholics Anonymous - an international organization that provides a support group for persons trying to overcome alcoholism
NGO, nongovernmental organization - an organization that is not part of the local or state or federal government
Translations
Alcohòlics Anònims
Anonimni Alkoholičari
AA-Samtökin
Alcolisti Anonimi
Anonyme Alkoholikere
Alcoólicos Anónimos
Anonim Alkolikler

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

n Alcohólicos Anónimos (AA)
References in periodicals archive ?
Force: The Hidden Determinants of Human Behavior," have called the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous the most beneficial self-improvement program in history.
The 13th Step is an award-winning documentary by filmmaker Monica Richardson that exposes the intimate and disturbing truth of Alcoholics Anonymous and its on-going environment of sexual predation and violence.
In his book, The Life And Loves Of A He Devil he wrote: "I have actually been to a few meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous thanks to my friend Carrie Fisher, she of Princess Leia fame.
Her problems with addiction are well documented and she persuaded me to accompany her to a session of Alcoholics Anonymous in Los Angeles.
It is our hope, as non-alcoholic trustees of AA Great Britain, that this letter will change the perception of Alcoholics Anonymous and dispel various myths and prejudices about AA.
The sample was then divided into AA membership status using the following question from the Alcoholics Anonymous Involvement scale (AAI; Tonigan, Connors & Miller 1996): "Do you consider yourself to be a member of Alcoholics Anonymous?
The Lead: Daily Inspirations in Search of Peace and Serenity" is one's unedited account of their quest to rid themselves of that poison for good and how the twelve steps of the Alcoholics Anonymous saved his life.
Alcoholics Anonymous steps up meetings around Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's, as the holidays often cause "triggers" to drink, said Jerry Gjesvold, manager of employer services at Serenity Lane in Albany.
The support I have been able to give him does not seem to have been effective, and I wonder if Alcoholics Anonymous might be useful, but know little of what is involved.
Locked up for the fourth time at Manhattan's Towns Hospital in 1934, Wilson had a spiritual awakening that led to the founding of Alcoholics Anonymous and the successful remedy for alcoholism--the 12-step programme.
Strong opinions, both pro and con, have been voiced about Alcoholics Anonymous (AA).
ON THE SEVENTH DAY, SHE STAYED SOBER: Lindsay Lohan says she's been going to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings for a year but hasn't talked about it because ``it's no one's business.