In this month’s Discover AA post we take a closer look at our cofounder, Dr. Bob. Dr. Bob had been struggling to achieve sobriety for some time before meeting Bill. It was because of a chance meeting with Bill W. in May 1935
In this month’s Discover AA post we take a look at the history of our tradition of anonymity.
In this month’s Discover AA post we take a look at the history of the Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. See this post to download the pamphlet.
In this month’s Discover AA post we take a look at the history of the “Big Book” Alcoholics Anonymous. What might seem like a huge subject has been neatly condensed into an easy-to-read summary in this WSO pamphlet. So if you’d like to learn
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.
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.
This month’s ‘Discover AA’ post highlights the pamphlet ‘AA Members — Medications & Other Drugs’ which offers some common sense ideas and advice.
This post continues our ‘Discover AA’ series. Each month a leaflet, article or short piece of literature is suggested that you might like to consider reading to help improve your knowledge of the AA programme and our history. This month we highlight
This month we put the spotlight on the AA pamphlet, Many Paths to Spirituality. A common misconception about Alcoholics Anonymous is that it is a religious organisation. Since AA groups often rent space in churches, attending an AA meeting in a church hall can often reinforce that impression, and the possibility of hearing a prayer at the end of a meeting can further cement the idea for some. This pamphlet seeks to separate the truth from myth on the matter.
For ‘Discover AA’ this month we have a recording. A recording of Bill himself reading ‘How it Works’. You can listen to it directly from the site, or download it to your device, just use the player on this post.