Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. (AAWS)
Information and Support
475 Riverside Dr, Fl 11, New York, NY, 10115-0058
Distance: 43 Miles
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Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) 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 primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
The General Services Office supports local groups and publishes materials.
Offers online meetings, including email, chat group, audio or video or by phone
There are no age restrictions or education requirements.
Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
Call or visit website to connect to a regional Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meeting
No fee to use website or attend a group (in person or online). Contributions welcome.
There are fees to order some materials and to subscribe to the magazine.
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
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PN-8000Support Group Clearinghouses Definition
Programs that maintain lists of mutual support groups and link individuals who are in need of this type of service with a local group that meets their needs.
PN-8100.0500-070Alcohol Use Disorder Support Groups Definition
Mutual support groups whose members are individuals who have or are at risk of an alcohol use disorder. The groups meet in-person, by telephone or via the Internet; provide emotional support, information and resources to help participants overcome their disorder; and may include faith-based and secular 12-step groups as well as non-12 step groups, and groups for anesthetists, pharmacists, psychologists, physicians or other health care professionals who are recovering from an alcohol use disorder.
RX-8250.0500Alcohol Use Disorder Education/Prevention Definition
Programs that provide information about alcohol use disorders (including the symptoms, screening and diagnostic procedures and methods of treatment) and/or which offer any of a variety of services that focus on excessive alcohol use prevention for people of all ages who are at risk. Included may be printed materials or videos that address the subject; psycho-educational and skill building activities; structured groups which focus on family dynamics, problem solving, self-esteem and similar issues; and presentations in schools and agencies and to family groups regarding the dangers of excessive alcohol use, the signs of related disorders, the potential legal consequences of excessive alcohol use and how to get help.
TJ-3000.8000Specialized Information and Referral Definition
Programs that maintain information about community resources that are appropriate for a specific target group or human services sector (for example, youth programs or addiction services) and which link individuals who are in need of specialized services with appropriate resources and/or which provide information about community agencies and organizations that offer specialized services.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YF-8000.0500Alcohol Use Disorder Definition
A pattern of excessive alcohol use that leads to clinically significant impairment or distress. Diagnostic criteria include a strong desire to drink alcohol, difficulties in controlling its use, risky use, e.g., driving or operating machinery while under the influence, persisting in its use despite harmful personal, social and occupational consequences, pathological organ changes, increased tolerance and physical withdrawal symptoms.