This month’s suggestion is the pamphlet Problems Other Than Alcohol. It contains guidance on issues of dual/multi-addiction. It was written by AA co-founder Bill Wilson and was first published in the AA Grapevine in February 1958.
This month we highlight the leaflet The AA Group. It contains useful suggestions and ideas on how an AA group might like to run as well as thoughts on how the Twelve Traditions may be applied and how to run a group conscience meeting.
In this month’s ‘Discover AA’ post we take a look at Bill W.’s classic article ‘This Matter of Honesty’ that was first published in August 1961 and is widely considered to be some of Bill’s best writing.
In this month’s ‘Discover AA’ post we take a closer look at our cofounder Dr. Bob. See this post to read more about him and to read his story.
In this month’s ‘Discover AA’ post we take a look at the history of our tradition of anonymity. In January 1955 Bill W. published an article in the AA Grapevine called ‘Why Alcoholics Anonymous is Anonymous’. In this article he shares some of the early AA experiences which informed this tradition.
In this month’s Discover AA post we take a look at the history of the Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. This pamphlet, ‘AA Tradition, How it Developed’, tells the story of the emergence and development of the principles believed essential to AA unity and survival.
In this month’s Discover AA post we take a look at “Big Book” history with the WSO pamphlet “A Brief History of the Big Book”. Download your free copy here.
In this month’s Discover AA post we turn to a small piece of literature that we can find in almost every AA meeting – the Just for Today card. The wallets and purses of many AA members, whether newcomer or old-timer, will often contain a copy and although often handed to newcomers, this little scrap of text provides inspiration for all. See this post for more…
In this month’s Discover AA post we take a look at Bill’s 1962 Grapevine article ‘This Matter of Fear’.
In this month’s Discover AA post we take a look at Bill’s 1944 Christmas message containing a timely reminder to find gratitude and to continue to seek God as we each understand it.