Year: 2018

Open vs. Closed Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous, Al-Anon Family Groups, Narcotics Anonymous, Heroin Anonymous, and Cocaine Anonymous meetings are generally closed meetings unless otherwise stated. Attendance at closed meetings is limited to persons who have a desire to stop drinking, using, fearing for those who drink or use, etc. That’s it…. 

It is up to individuals to determine if they are “qualified” to attend, based on the following criteria from Tradition 3 of the 12 step groups:

What is Addiction?

What is Addiction?

Addiction is a chronic, but treatable, brain disorder. People who are addicted cannot control their need for alcohol or drugs even in the face of negative health, social or legal consequences. This lack of control is the result of addiction-induced changes in the brain. Those changes, in turn, cause behavior changes.

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