Observation Of Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Essays and Term Papers

  • 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 to...

    2743 Words | 6 Pages

  • Alcoholics Anonymous

    individuals were places in sanitariums with the mentally insane. One program changed all that. The program titled Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) was the first of its kind. Alcoholics Anonymous is a 12-step program. To the common person A.A. may seem mystical. Except for the millions of individual who have...

    1046 Words | 3 Pages

  • Alcoholics Anonymous

    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 York stockbroker, and...

    1429 Words | 4 Pages

  • 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 took...

    369 Words | 1 Pages

  • Alcoholic Anonymous

    Alcoholic Anonymous What I learned from Alcoholic Anonymous is that AA is meant for people who promise that they will never drink again and they drink again anyways. Its singleness purpose identifies that alcoholics work best with other alcoholics and the only difference from the twelve step fellowships...

    848 Words | 2 Pages

  • 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 get...

    315 Words | 1 Pages

  • 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 their...

    1364 Words | 3 Pages

  • 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 the building...

    1519 Words | 4 Pages

  • Alcoholic Anonymous Reaction Paper

    Rob Doiter Professor Jakeson 3/6/12 Drugs and Behavior A.A. Meeting Reaction Recently, I attended an A.A. meeting, which stands for, alcoholic anonymous. The meeting I went to was located in Penfield, NY at 1601 Jackson Road, area code 14526. It was called the Yellow House...

    616 Words | 2 Pages

  • 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 steps...

    431 Words | 2 Pages

  • 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 university...

    625 Words | 2 Pages

  • Alcoholics Anonymous - Essay

    Alcoholics Anonymous came to be in Akron Ohio in 1935 It was formed by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob out of a desperation to stay sober and not quite knowing how to do so. Bill W. had the idea that maybe one drunk trying to help another stay sober might be the key. Originally Bill W. tried to get sober...

    474 Words | 2 Pages

  • 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 something...

    360 Words | 1 Pages

  • Alcoholics Anonymous: the 12-Step Treatment

    Alcoholics Anonymous: The 12-Step Treatment Alcoholics Anonymous: The 12-Step Treatment The 12-step program used by Alcoholics Anonymous is a well-known treatment method that’s used for many types of addiction, not just alcohol. Alcoholics are encouraged to “work” the 12-steps. The first step...

    773 Words | 2 Pages

  • Criminology Reflection Paper: Alcoholic Anonymous

    Criminology: Reflection Paper Alcoholic Anonymous Alcoholic anonymous are open meetings that have helped researchers to examine the extensive array bundle of societal norms and behaviors such as symbolic interaction in sociology, beliefs in roles of deviance, research techniques and in social psychology...

    815 Words | 2 Pages

  • Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group Report

     Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group Report Liberty University Alcoholics Anonymous Support Group Report Group therapy has evolved so much that the participant are learning how to help themselves and others. Self-help...

    1186 Words | 6 Pages

  • Aa Meeting Observation

    April 10th, 2013 Anthropology 101 Participant Observation Project On Friday, April 5th starting at 8:00pm I walked into St. Peters Catholic Church in Olney, Maryland to witness my first ever open AA meeting. The meeting was being held in the basement area of the church. The room was small and comfortable...

    641 Words | 2 Pages

  • 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 group...

    791 Words | 3 Pages

  • 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 individuals...

    4112 Words | 12 Pages

  • Anonymous

    Nouns Nouns are often called ‘naming word’. They are the names we give to people, places, objects, feelings, ideas etc. One way of identifying nouns is to remember that they are usually words that could be used in answer to the question ‘What name do you give to this?’ Another way is to see what happens...

    453 Words | 2 Pages