Only you can decide whether you want to give A.A. 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 and 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.
Alcoholics Anonymous can be reached 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling (902) 461-1119 or emailing Help.AAHalifax@gmail.com.
Frequently Asked Questions (YOUR most frequently asked questions)
What AA is and what AA is not (Information designed to eliminate some myths and rumours)
This is AA (Information for those who are new to AA)
- Can AA help me too? (Information for those who may be considered minorities or those with additions other than alcohol)
- Young People (Information for young people, from young people)
- Leaving a treatment facility (Information for those leaving treatment facilities)