Alcoholics Anonymous

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  • Alcoholics Anonymous : A Anonymous

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    Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous is a group composed of men and women who want to stop drinking and help each other stay on the path towards sobriety. They are not affiliated with any other organization, denomination, or institution and the only requirement for membership is the desire to stop drinking (Fisher & Harrison, 2013). They meet at least once a week, if not more to support one another and to share their experiences, struggles, and successes. I attended an AA meeting held at

  • Alcoholics Anonymous : A Anonymous

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    Attending an Alcoholic Anonymous Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in the basis that alcoholism cannot be healed medically, but spiritually. Alcoholics Anonymous was founded in 1939 by Bill Wilson, and Dr. Robert Smith (B’s, n.d.). The main goal of Alcoholics Anonymous is recovery from alcoholism, and to fully abstain from consuming alcohol. Several non-stated goals are staying out of jail, fixing a financial situation, or becoming happier (Trizio, 2006). After attending in a meeting for

  • Alcoholics Anonymous ( A.a )

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    Founded in 1935, Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) is a 12-step spiritual program for those who have a desire to stop drinking. It is open to all those who seek help all over the world. Thousands of alcoholics have become victorious because of the spiritual foundation it was built on. In 1939 the first book, Alcoholics Anonymous, was published. It held all of the struggles and hope filled stories of some of the first alcoholics that joined the group. This book, later called “The Big Book”, would lay down

  • Essay On Alcoholics Anonymous

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    adults, or every one in 13 adults, abuse alcohol or have an alcoholism problem. However, Alcoholics Anonymous is one of the appropriate system of healing available for alcoholics in our society. Alcoholics Anonymous is among the worldwide institution devoted towards assisting alcohol addicts defeat alcohol misuse through supportive measures. In order to have a richer knowledge about what the Alcoholic anonymous group is, I decided to attend one of their meetings on the ninth of November, 2015. So therefore

  • The Theory Of Alcoholics Anonymous

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    Made a Beginning Group (MAB) of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) was observed in the efforts to link course readings and class lectures to real life group work. MAB was observed on October 14, 2015, at 6:00 pm. with fourteen people in attendance. The open support group meeting was located at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando on East Robinson Street and was led by one facilitator. MAB and the facilitator showed deviations from the normal group practices discussed in the class of Group Dynamics and Process

  • Example Of Alcoholics Anonymous

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    Alcoholics Anonymous The name of the meeting was Grove City Wave Three Group, and it was located at the United Methodist Church on 2710 Columbus Street in Grove City. The meeting took place on Sunday at 7:30 pm and is held almost every Sunday. The reason I had choose this location for the meeting was because it was near my home. When I first entered the room I was expecting the stereotypical meeting, which is shown in movies where there is a circle of chairs in a room with no tables. But once

  • Alcoholics Anonymous Essay

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    Alcoholics Anonymous When I saw the Alcoholics Anonymous assignment on our syllabus earlier this semester I thought, "Oh my god, I have to go to some stupid AA meeting." In the weeks prior to attending the meeting, I was very nervous about attending it because I did not know what to expect. Some of the questions going through my mind were: "Was everyone expected to talk at the meeting?" and "Was I going to be criticized as the outsider wanting to know what AA was all about?" Those were

  • Alcoholics Anonymous Essay

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    “early A.A.” refers to the early fellowships and meetings held in Akron, Ohio. These meetings took place between 1935 and 1939 when Alcoholics Anonymous was an integral part of “A First Century Christian Fellowship” (Pitman 56). A.A. was the outcome of a meeting between Bill W., a New York stockbroker, and Dr. Bob S., an Akron surgeon. Both had been hopeless alcoholics (Fingarette 14).      Before this time, Bill and Dr. Bob had each been in contact with the Oxford Group,

  • Alcoholics Anonymous Report

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    Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a fellowship for both men and women who have or had a drinking problem in their lifetime. AA is a nonprofessional, peer ran group. AA is open to anyone who wants to do something about their drinking problem no matter your age or education level. They are usually free and is an amazing place for you to tell your story and listen to others, because you are not the only one going through these struggles. AA started back in 1935 after a meeting between Bill, a New York stockbroker

  • A Study On Alcoholics Anonymous Essay

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    Alcoholics Anonymous has held an almost sacred spot in our society as the way for addicts to get sober through spiritual means, with many people having anecdotal stories and experiences corroborating this belief. To full examine the ethicality of AA, an in depth look at AA is required. A study of its history, a description of the program, the success rates and commonly held harmful beliefs of AA, alternatives to AA, and finally an analysis using Rawl’s Theory of Justice are all required in order