Alcoholics Anonymous


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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)
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You do not have to tell people that you are now sober in Alcoholics Anonymous or clean in another Twelve-Step program.
Eternally grateful to everyone who helped him become and remain sober, Robert felt compelled to write 12 Simple Steps to Loving Life, a book that adapts the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous in a way that everyone can benefit from, not just those struggling with addiction.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) began rather accidentally in 1935, when one self-proclaimed alcoholic, Bill Wilson, found relief in talking to another alcoholic (Kurtz, 1979).
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.
This book describes the establishment of the first European Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) group in Ireland in 1946.
In a letter to the sheriff, AU explained that the only substance abuse programs offered at the Florida jail are: Narcotics Anonymous, Alcoholics Anonymous and Addicted to Christ--all run by faith-based organizations such as the Salvation Army and Alcoholics Anonymous.
A number of studies have shown membership in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) to be among the most important predictors of positive outcomes and sustained recovery from alcoholism (Bond, Kaskutas & Weisner 2003; Vaillant 2003; Morgenstern et al.
Alcoholics anonymous (AA) began in Akron, Ohio in 1935.
But with its mix of fictionalization exposition and reliance on the twelve-step program of Alcoholics Anonymous for its structural backbone the book resonates more as a work of literary therapy than creative imagination.
1948: Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in London, having been in existence in America since 1935.