How long do you have to be sober to chair an AA meeting?

How long do you have to be sober to chair an AA meeting?

6 months
An alcoholic that has remained sober for at least 6 months and has a desire to spend time and help a newcomer get started in AA and recovery. Generally it is someone who has worked through at least the first 5 steps of AA. They are volunteers who are not paid. HOW DOES A SPONSOR HELP THE ALCOHOLIC?

Can you go to AA if you are under 21?

No age limits exist. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no other membership rules.

What do they say at the beginning of AA meetings?

God, grant me the Serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, and Wisdom to know the difference.

What do they say at the end of an AA meeting?

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, The courage to change the things I can, And the wisdom to know the difference.

Can minors go to AA?

AA welcomes anyone, regardless of age, and the group is not limited to adults. AA recommends that any people who answer any of the questions with a β€œyes” examine how alcohol is affecting them.

Can you just turn up to an AA meeting?

If you prefer, you can simply turn up at one of our meetings – click on this link to find one near you. We strongly suggest that when you arrive you let someone know that this is your first meeting, that way they will be able to provide you with information that most people new to AA find useful.

Are there any Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in Massachusetts?

Alcoholics Anonymous is known all throughout the United States and around the world. There are a number of AA meetings in Massachusetts; you can find them below. Our AA meeting directory is updated regularly, so please feel free to bookmark this page. We can also help you find AA meetings near Massachusetts and elsewhere.

What is AA Massachusetts?

Welcome to AA Massachusetts, a state-wide recovery resource devoted to supporting the men and women of Massachusetts. AA Massachusetts helps individuals struggling with alcoholism find the help they need on a local basis. Discover Massachusetts Alcoholics Anonymous meetings per county or city, and take the next step to overcome alcohol addiction.

How can AA Massachusetts help you stop drinking?

In addition, AA Massachusetts provides a localized support system that influences sobering behavior changes that members desire. Receive the extra support to stop drinking by seeking a nearby Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in Massachusetts, and embrace a healthier lifestyle today.

What are AA meetings all about?

What are AA Meetings All About? Alcoholics Anonymous was started with the work of Bill Wilson β€” author of a book called Alcoholics Anonymous, which was published in 1939. Today known as The Big Book, it contains the essence of what eventually became the 12 Steps of AA and the 12 Traditions of AA.

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