Is AA for You?
Like other illnesses, alcoholism strikes all kinds of people. You're not alone.
Here, you will find information and resources that will help you understand what AA is, what it is not and how you may learn more. There are links to pamphlets and flyers that talk about how AA works, and how AA is able to help people of all ages, races, classes and ethnicity. Whether this information is for you personally, or for someone you know or care about, we hope that you are able to find what you need.
Only you can decide whether you want to give Alcoholics Anonymous a try - whether you think it can help you. We who are in A.A. came because we finally gave up trying to control our drinking. We still hated to admit that we could never drink safely. Then we heard from other A.A. members that we were sick. (We thought so for years!) We found out that many people suffered from the same feelings of guilt and loneliness and hopelessness that we did. We found out that we had these feelings because we had the disease of alcoholism. We decided to try to face up to what alcohol had done to us. Here are some of the questions we tried to answer honestly. If we answered YES to four or more questions, we were in deep trouble with our drinking. See how you do. Remember, there is no disgrace in facing up to the fact that you have a problem.