• The Alcoholics Anonymous
    During the Alcoholics Anonymous meeting I attended, my eyes were opened to the disease of addiction. When I walked into the meeting, I introduced myself and announced that I am a nursing student and was there to observe. In sync, all of the people attending the meeting greeted me. Twelve people t
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  • Alcoholics Anonymous Experience
    The type of meeting I decided to attend was an Alcoholics Anonymous held on campus by a fellow University of Cincinnati student. She said that she decided to begin to hold the meetings on the UC main campus because she has had a long history of being an alcoholic and she knew that out of a universit
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  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    The phrase "early A.A." refers to the early fellowships and meetings held in Akron, Ohio. These meetings took place between 1935 and 1939 when Alcoholics Anonymous was an integral part of "A First Century Christian Fellowship" (Pitman 56). A.A. was the outcome of a meeting between Bill W., a New Y
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  • Alcoholics Anonymous Reaction Paper
    Alcoholics Anonymous was very uncomfortable. I felt out of place amongst people that have actual problems. I felt disrespectful for being there, but I had no choice. At first they were nice to us, but when they found out we were there as a punishment they didn’t like it. They were all there to
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  • Alcoholics Anonymous 3
    Alcoholics Anonymous on a Saturday night at the St. Vincent’s Stress Center. The Stress Center is located at 8401 Harcourt Road, Indianapolis. The impression of this meeting that I got was that a bunch of people got together to tell their sob stories about drinking. Everyone sat outside th
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  • Alcoholics Anonymous --Nursing
    Alcoholics Anonymous is a close-knit program which is a very successful method of recovery for alcoholism. The program was the first of many to adopt the twelve step approach to recovery. This program is three dimensional: spiritually, mentally and physically which is represented in the twelve ste
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  • Alcoholics Anonymous 2
    Alcoholics Anonymous On Wednesday November 23rd I attended a local meeting group of Alcoholics Anonymous that was held at a nearby store on the roof in my hometown San Martin, California. The meeting started around 9:00 pm and went until 11, after everyone who wanted to speak was able to share thei
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  • A Rhetorical Analysis of the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous
    Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) is a worldwide fellowship for individuals to share their experiences, and to gain strength and support from one another in an effort to recover from alcoholism. A.A. is based upon a Twelve Step program to recovery that acts as a personal guide to sobriety. Countless indiv
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  • Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group (Aa) - Essay
    N121L Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group (AA) Location: Wesley Church on Barstow The support group I attended was on October 19th, 2012 at 12pm at Wesley Church located on Barstow Avenue. It was in the Winterburg Education Building in room 3. A gentleman by the name of Andy was leading the gr
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  • Alcoholics Annonyms Meeting Experience
    This week, on Tuesday, I attended an Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) meeting. The group of people who went to it was very diverse, of various ages, backgrounds, levels of recovery, experiences, but with one goal in common: to get sober for life (live a life alcohol-free) by realizing that there is somet
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  • Aoda Meeting
    MY AA MEETING Alcohol/Drug Abuse Rehabilitation The Alcoholics Anonymous meeting I attended was called Speaker Meeting and it was on Sunday March 4th at 7:30 pm located at the Grove Club located 1137 Grove Ave, Racine, WI. This was the first Alcoholic Anonymous meeting I have ever attended and
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  • My Experience at an Aa Meeting
    I attended an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting on 7/11 in Elizabeth NJ at the immaculate Conception School on Prince Street. It was an open-discussion meeting. It reminded me of any therapeutic group; although it did seam more structured and ritualistic, almost like a religious group. Before the meeting
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  • My Experience Attending an Aa Meeting
    My first experience at an alcoholics anonymous meeting was very interesting and in a way uplifting. At All Saints Lutheran Church the home group called “The Young People’s Group” there were people who had come from all walks of life. The group meeting that I thought would have been rather sm
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  • Aa Meeting Reaction Paper
    SAB 210 April 12, 2010 Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Reaction Paper I attended an A.A. meeting on April 5, 2010. Before the meeting I seemed very anxious. This was not my first meeting I have been to meetings before but they all seem to make me nervous. When I arrived the nervousness had ea
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  • Aa Meeting Paper
    I attended an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. The meeting I attended was on a Sunday morning at 8am. A group of 11 gathered to share their experiences under the deadly addiction of alcoholism and it was an open lead meeting. It was a very interesting experience for me. I have never been to an AA meeti
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  • The Early Impact of Involvement in Narcotics Anonymous Self Help Groups
    MONOGRAPH 02 THE EARLY IMPACT OF INVOLVEMENT IN NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS SELF- HELP GROUPS A report from the Role of Self-Help Groups in Drug Treatment Research Project John W Toumbourou1 Margaret Hamilton2 With the assistance of: Alison U'Ren, Gordon Storey, Pru Stevens-Jones, David O'Halloran
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  • Aa Meeting Obsservation
    Running Heading: ALCOHLICS ANONYMOUS I choose to do my observation on alcoholism, because it is a major problem that affects all different types of people throughout and remains to be a ongoing problems; these people may become alcoholics for varies reasons. A program
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  • Reflections on a 12-Step Group Meeting
    This essay is a reflection on my observation of how a group interacts with each other. The 12-step meeting I attended was Overeater’s Anonymous (OA). OA uses the same Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions as Alcoholics Anonymous, the words are changed from “alcoholic” to “compulsive overeaterâ
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  • AA Meeting Social Work Perspective
     Alcoholics Anonymous Observation September 22, 2013 One location of Alcoholics Anonymous meets on Tuesday; the one I attended was on September 19, 2013. The meeting begins at the fixed time of eight in the evening for an hour. Walking into the...
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  • Alcoholic Anonymous and Al-Anon Meetings
    Alcoholic Anonymous and Al-Anon Groups Nicole P. Thompson SWK-339 Coker College Professor: Jean D. Keefe April 13, 2009 Abstract Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Al-Anon groups have helped a lot of people become sober, and to deal with an alcoholic family member. It takes a lot for a person
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