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Alcoholics Anonymous

Although this is the case, there is means of arresting the disease. Before rehabilitation programs 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 gotten clean through A.A the steps are no magic fairy dusts. This paper will examine the first four...

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Participant observation of Alcoholics Anonymous

This paper is an attempt to explore the possible research stances available to me involved in participant observation of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) of the Lehigh County. For this field study I chose to be a complete observer. I have to stay in many assignments I've done I never thought I had to study a group of people with a drinking problem, it was quite sad to listen to a young girls story. I felt like some sort of snitch, spying on a serious group of people, so please take this study seriously...

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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 groups are one of the most popular forms of group therapy. One of the most known self-help groups is Alcoholics Anonymous also known as A.A. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is an international organization...

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William Griffith Wilson: Co-Founder of Alcoholic Anonymous

eventually married on January 24, 1918 right before Bill had left for World War I. (“Bill Wilson”, 2012). Bill W. served as a Second Lieutenant in the Coast Artillery. Bill had finally, in the military, experienced his “first drink”. According to Alcoholics Anonymous (2001), Bill stated, “ I had found the elixir of life.” This first drink led to the second and all the drinks in the years to come for Bill, as he began drinking heavily and excessively. After the war, he went to live with Lois in New York...

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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 group. He first said a prayer and then asked if there were any new members. There were none so he asked if there were visitors. I introduced myself and said I was a Fresno State nursing student. He then...

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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 out there is the first part of the first step and the middle part of the twelfth step. What I am powerless over and who we carry the message too? Many alcoholics in AA raise their hands introducing...

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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 university of 30,000+ students, she could not be the only person suffering from this condition. There were two additional people who attended the meeting (a male and a female), as well as six classmates who were...

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Alcoholic Anonymous Reaction Paper

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. When I walked in, everyone was very welcoming and nice. Many people stared at me intensely as I entered the Yellow House. I think they thought I was a recovering alcoholic, until I explained to them later that I was there to listen and observe for a school project...

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Suppport Group Summary

Narcotics Anonymous: Support Group Report Laketha Brown Liberty University Dr. Margo Farwell HSER 511 Narcotics Anonymous: Support Group Report Group Counseling With individuals batting all types of addiction in today’s society, different types of therapies have become available to help individuals overcome these obstacles. Studies are showing that some individuals may be benefit from group therapy or group counseling. However, group therapy may not be beneficial to everyone. “Individuals...

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Aa Assignment

AA Meeting This was my first experience at an alcoholics anonymous meeting and it was very interesting and in a way uplifting. At St. Luke’s Catholic Church in Middleburg, Fl. the AA group was called “Soul Savivors” there were people who had come from different walks of life such as a single parent that started when she was fifteen to a School teacher that started when he was eight. The group meeting that I attended was rather small, a total of six were in attendance and 3 were missing...

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