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AA meetings

AA meetings are among the most popular group therapy options at Honu House Hawaii. These meetings are based on the 12-step program developed by Alcoholics Anonymous and are designed to help individuals struggling with addiction overcome their dependence on alcohol or drugs.AA meetings are a vital part of any addiction recovery plan. During these meetings, individuals can share stories, ask for help and support, and get advice from those who have had similar experiences. AA meetings allow recovering individuals from speaking honestly about their struggles while receiving encouragement from the group, providing an open and non-judgmental space. Additionally, AA members can help others devise personalized strategies for coping with triggers and overcoming cravings. Overall, regular attendance at AA meetings can give individuals in recovery the accountability and motivation they need to stay strong in their journey toward sobriety.

What is an AA meeting?

AA meetings are gatherings of people who share a common goal of overcoming alcohol addiction. These meetings provide a supportive and non-judgmental environment for people to share their experiences and struggles with addiction, and to offer support to one another.

Who can attend AA meetings?

AA meetings are open to anyone who wants to stop drinking or is struggling with alcohol addiction. Whether you are an alcoholic or just someone looking for support in staying sober, you are welcome to attend AA meetings.

What happens during an AA meeting?

AA meetings typically involve group discussions about addiction and recovery, as well as sharing personal experiences related to alcohol addiction. Members may also read from AA literature and offer support and encouragemen to one another.

Do I have to talk at an AA meeting?

No, you are not required to speak at an AA meeting if you don’t feel comfortable doing so. Many people attend AA meetings simply to listen and gain support from others who have experienced similar struggles.

Are AA meetings confidential?

Yes, confidentiality is an essential principle of AA. Members are expected to maintain the anonymity of others, and what is shared in meetings is not to be discussed outside of them.

Are there different types of AA meetings?

Yes, there are various types of AA meetings, including open meetings for anyone to attend, closed meetings for members only, and speaker meetings where a member shares their story. Additionally, some meetings may focus on specific groups such as women, LGBTQ+ individuals, or beginners.

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