Official international journal of Alcoholics Anonymous, offering books, CDs, calendars and gift certificates. Includes additional information about the Twelve Steps, and a bulletin board.
Official site of the Alcoholics Anonymous World Services Inc.
Alcoholics Anonymous: Wikipedia
Article about the A.A. includes its Twelve Step program, method of complete abstinence, and history.
Baha'i View of Alcoholics Anonymous
Letters from the Universal House of Justice say that the practice of confession in the 5th Step of Alcoholics Anonymous is acceptable to followers of the Baha'i faith.
Big Book Online Fourth Edition
Complete text of "Alcoholics Anonymous" also known as "The Big Book" is available in English, French, and Spanish. This is the only site authorized to have it.
Big Book Sponsorship (formerly Primary Purpose)
A large collection of AA information including speaker tapes (in Real Audio), recommended reading, history. Articles on "It Ain't in the Book!" and "Sponsorship."
Big Book Theology: "We Agnostics" and William James
The Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous says faith can be personal and based on individual experience. This article shows this is consistent with "Varieties of Religious Experience" by William James.
Expect a Miracle
Several articles about Alcoholics Anonymous collected by The Primary Purpose Group in Dallas. Also speaker "tapes" in RealAudio.
First Edition Stories
Complete text of the personal stories from the 1939 First Edition of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Glenn K Audio Tapes
Thousands of Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon, and 12-step recovery convention tapes. Also CDs. Tape of the month subscriptions available.
Gresham's Law and Alcoholics Anonymous
Contrasts what it calls strong, medium, and weak versions of the AA program. First of four parts with links to the rest.
International Doctors in Alcoholics Anonymous
IDAA is a group of approximately 4500 recovering health care professionals of doctorate level who help one another achieve and maintain sobriety. Provides information and resources for prospective and current members along with their family and friends.
Interpreting AA (and Other 12-Step) Meetings
Helps ASL (American Sign Language) interpreters to understand the culture of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings.
Is Alcoholics Anonymous a Form of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy?
Article relates (CBT) cognitive behavioral therapy, developed in 1959, to the program and practices of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Judaism and A.A.
Being a Jew need not keep anyone from participating in Alcoholics Anonymous. An interpretation of the Twelve Steps in terms of Jewish teachings.
Native American Indian GSO
NAIGSO helps adapt Alcoholics Anonymous to the spiritual traditions of the many Indian tribes. Events. Information on creating groups.
Sobriety Medallion Clip Art
Pick up your web clip art version anniversary medallion. Any number of years. It's not metal but it's free.
Special Populations in Alcoholics Anonymous
Research paper compares AA attendance and program effectiveness for white, Hispanic, and African-American participants following psychological treatment.
StepStudy.org - Twelve Step Theory and History
Helps recovering people decide how they will interpret their recovery program. Provides articles and texts on the development of the Twelve Steps and analysis of various approaches to Stepwork.
The Detroit Pamphlet - An Interpretation of the Twelve Steps
This guide to running a series of four beginners meetings was first assembled in Detroit in 1943. Also called "The Washington D.C. Pamphlet" or "The Table Mate." The original pamphlet is still available from Alcoholics Anonymous of Greater Detroit.
The Jaywalker Site
Dedicated to the 12 Steps as outlined in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous.
The Little Big Book Dictionary
An aid to reading the Big Book of "Alcoholics Anonymous." Words above an elementary reading level are defined according to their use in the main part of the book.
The Traditional Catholic and Twelve Step Programs
Catholics can benefit from Twelve Step programs like Alcoholics Anonymous. Advice on how to deal with AA practices that are contrary to their faith.
The Twelve Qualities of Sponsorship
One anonymous writer's view of the spiritual relationship between a sponsor and the person being sponsored. Seen in terms of friendship and growth.
Translations of "Where is Alcoholics Anonymous?"
A project to help the traveler find the AA Fellowship wherever they might go. Translated into various languages.
Twelve Steps and Alcohol Anonymous
A personal experience of working the steps, in particular a discussion of step three and any that follows it.
What the Church Has to Learn from Alcoholics Anonymous
Article by Reverend Samual Shoemaker, an early friend of Alcoholics Anonymous. Describes AA as a life-changing fellowship. The Church could be re-awakened by insights and practices found in AA. He had spoken at the 1955 Convention in St Louis.
Working the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous
A guide to working the Steps by someone who has had long-term success through the AA program.
An electronic reference to Alcoholics Anonymous for Windows 98.