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Is A.A. for You?

Lists 12 questions to ask yourself if you think you may be an alcoholic. For those who think they may have a drinking problem.


Women in A.A.

Twelve alcoholic women from a range of backgrounds – a U.S. Marine, a stay-at-home mom, a teenage runaway – share how they stopped drinking and found recovery in A.A. Touching on many of the themes common among still-suffering female alcoholics, their stories show how Alcoholics Anonymous helped these women find a new way of life.


A.A. for the Black and African-American Alcoholic

Nine Black and African-American people – of all ages and from all walks of life – share how they found sobriety and a new way of life in Alcoholics Anonymous.


A.A. for the Native North American

Sixteen Native and First Nation people share how they found recovery from alcoholism in A.A. while remaining true to their rich heritage and spiritual teaching.


Young People and A.A.

Nineteen young A.A.s – aged 16 to 27 – tell how they were able to stop drinking through Alcoholics Anonymous, dispelling many common “myths” about alcoholism and A.A. Includes a self-diagnostic questionnaire for those who think they may have a drinking problem.


A Message to Teenagers...

Adapted from the pamphlet “Too Young?”, this flyer was created for public information purposes in schools.


This Is A.A. - An introduction to the A.A. recovery program

An introduction to A.A.: describes who A.A.s are and what they have learned about alcoholism. For all who think they may have a drinking problem.


Frequently Asked Questions About A.A. - (Formerly 44 Questions)

Answers many of the common questions people have about alcoholism and A.A.: What is alcoholism? What are the Twelve Steps? How can I tell if I am really an alcoholic? Informative reading for those seeking help with a drinking problem, as well as for their families and friends.


A.A. for the Older Alcoholic–Never Too Late

Eight alcoholics share their stories of finding recovery in Alcoholics Anonymous after the age of 60. Far from feeling that their lives are over, these men and women express that, having come to A.A., it is time to start living. Large-print format suitable for those with low vision.


LGBTQ Alcoholics in A.A.

Thirteen LGBTQ alcoholics chronicle their experience before and after joining Alcoholics Anonymous, and how – despite their trepidations about A.A. – they discover that the tie that binds us all together is freedom from alcohol. Includes stories by recovering alcoholics who self-identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and transitioning, and queer.


Access to A.A.: Members share on Overcoming Barriers

This pamphlet includes the experience of A.A. members who are hearing and visually impaired, housebound chronically ill or disabled due to brain damage or stroke. Their stories tell how they found A.A. and are living new and productive lives free from alcohol.


Do You Think You’re Different?

Speaks to newcomers who may wonder how A.A. can work for someone “different” –black or Jewish, teenager or nearing 80, plus nine other people who tell how the A.A. program has worked for them.


Many Paths to Spirituality

With sharing that reflects the boundless range of belief (and non-belief) among A.A. members – including Buddhism, Islam, Native American faith traditions, and atheism and agnosticism – this pamphlet shows how Alcoholics Anonymous is a spiritual organization, rather than a religious one.


Is A.A. for Me?

This illustrated, easy-to-read 32-page pamphlet expands on the 12 self-diagnostic questions in “Is A.A. for You?” Suitable for those who think they may have a drinking problem.


A Newcomer Asks

Straightforward answers to 15 questions that those new to Alcoholics Anonymous frequently ask about getting sober in A.A.


What Happened to Joe...and his drinking problem

Story of a young construction worker with a drinking problem, and how he gets sober and finds a new way of life in A.A. Told in brightly colored graphic book novel style.


It Happened to Alice - How she faced a drinking problem

Easy-to-read graphic-novel-style pamphlet for women alcoholics.


Is There an Alcoholic in Your Life?

Directed to family and friends of the problem drinker, this pamphlet describes what active alcoholism looks like and explains how A.A. may be able to help a loved one stop drinking.


Questions and Answers on Sponsorship

Uses shared A.A. experience to answer 34 questions likely to be asked by persons seeking sponsors, persons wanting to be sponsors, and groups planning sponsorship activity.


A Brief Guide to A.A.

Using simple language, this pamphlet offers general information on Alcoholics Anonymous, covering topics such as symptoms of alcoholism, the Twelve Steps (A.A.’s program of recovery the function of A.A. meetings, and more. For public information purposes


This Is A.A. - An introduction to the A.A. recovery program

An introduction to A.A.: describes who A.A.s are and what they have learned about alcoholism. For all who think they may have a drinking problem.


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A.A. Literature Catalog

Contains current offerings from A.A.W.S. and Grapevine in English, French and Spanish. Features a "quick reference guide" and an alphabetical index for easy searching.
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