What is the AA Preamble?

What is the AA Preamble?

A.A. PREAMBLE© Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

What is the 7th tradition in AA?

A.A.’s Seventh Tradition states: “Every A.A. group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions.” This means that only A.A. members contribute financially to A.A. – and even A.A. members are limited in the amount they can contribute.

What is read at the beginning of an AA meeting?

Opening: 1. “Welcome to Alcoholics Anonymous, a worldwide fellowship of men and women who help each other to stay sober. This is a closed meeting,you are welcome to stay if you have a desire to quit drinking.

Is it OK to drink around a recovering alcoholic?

Drink in front of a recovering alcoholic, and you could put their recovery at risk. That may have life-altering consequences. If you care about someone’s health and happiness, be responsible. Don’t pass glasses or bottles under a former drinker’s nose.

How much do you give to AA?

It is suggested to donate $1 per year of sobriety, so if you are 10 years sober, send in $10 on your anniversary. You don’t have to use the free envelopes (you can donate online instead), but if you’d like one, talk to your DCM or any district officer / coordinator.

What is the 11th tradition of AA?

Tradition Eleven: “Our Public Relations policy is based on attraction rather than promotion; we need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, radio, films (and the internet).”

What to say when handing out AA chips?

5 Positive Things to Say When Handing Someone Their AA Sobriety Chips

  1. I Am Proud of Who You Are. It’s easy to get entrenched in the glamor of alcohol with how effectively the industry has marketed itself.
  2. I Admire Your Strength.
  3. I Am Here.
  4. Keep It Up.
  5. Speak from the Heart.
  6. AA Sobriety Chips Are Worth Celebrating.

Can I ever drink again?

If you’re left wondering, “Can alcoholics ever drink again?” the unfortunate truth is that moderation hardly ever works for those who are worried about drinking too much. For people living with alcohol use disorders, turning back to alcohol can reopen the door to abuse and ultimately addiction.

Can I have a glass of wine in front of an alcoholic?