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Public Information & CPC

Your help is needed to carry the A.A. message to the public and to professionals who may come into contact with alcoholics. Cooperation with the Professional Community Keeping the professional community that works with alcoholics, such as medical & treatment professionals, clergy, lawyers, educators & law enforcement, informed about AA. Public Information Public Information Committee provides panels to meet with […]

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Oregon Area 58 Service Assembly in Portland

The February Service Assembly of Oregon Area 58 will be held in Portland this year, at the Airport Holiday Inn Portland the weekend of February 28-March 1. The service assembly is where Group Service Representatives (GSRs) and District Committee Members (DCMs) get together to conduct the business of A.A.. All members are welcome and encouraged […]

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A.A. Preamble

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting […]

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A Brief History

In 2006, 1,867,212 members in 106,202 AA groups were reported worldwide. The Twelve Traditions informally guide how AA groups function, and the Twelve Concepts for World Service guide how AA is structured globally. A member who accepts a service position or an organizing role is a “trusted servant” with terms rotating and limited, typically lasting […]

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A.A.’s Organization

In 2006, 1,867,212 members in 106,202 AA groups were reported worldwide. The Twelve Traditions informally guide how AA groups function, and the Twelve Concepts for World Service guide how AA is structured globally. A member who accepts a service position or an organizing role is a “trusted servant” with terms rotating and limited, typically lasting […]

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About Alcoholism

What is alcoholism? “We alcoholics are men and women who lost the ability to control our drinking. We know that no real alcoholic ever recovers control. All of us felt at times that we were regaining control, but such intervals—usually brief— were inevitably followed by still less control, which led in time to pitiful and […]

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About Meetings

A.A. Groups conduct meetings, usually weekly, where we share our experience, strength, and hope. There are over 900 meetings a week in the Portland area; they are listed on the Meetings page by day, time, and location. The two most common kinds of A.A. meetings are: OPEN MEETINGS: As the term suggests, meetings of this […]

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