Provider Details

Services:

  • Approximately 35 meetings per week, to provide help and support to those wishing to recover from alcoholism.
  • Provide members to visit, and/or accompany to meetings, those who are suffering from alcoholism and have a desire to stop drinking. In hospitals, institutions, homes, and correctional facilities.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous responds to requests from doctors, therapists, clergy, police, family, and friends when a person has asked for our help.
  • Twice a year presentations to 9th grade health class with speakers.
  • Bridging the Gap Program with Family & Children’s Services and several therapists, connecting prospective members with support, and meetings
  • 24/7 hotline for prerecorded meeting schedules, and live person help: 508.228.2334

bgimggreenAbout Alcoholics Anonymous:

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for a A.A. membership. A.A. is self-supporting through its own contributions. A.A. is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy; neither endorses nor opposes any causes. A.A.’s primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

bgimggreenMeeting Locations:

Drop-In-Center: Gouin Village, off Vesper Lane

1st Congregational Church: 62 Center Street

Father Griffin Hall: 15 Cherry Street

Nantucket Cottage Hospital Cafeteria: 57 S Prospect Street

Summer Street Church: 1 Summer Street

bgimggreenMore About Alcoholics Anonymous:

  • What does Alcoholics Anonymous do?
    Offers a 12 step program of recovery
    Groups put on A.A. meetings
    A.A. members share their experience, strength, and hope with each other
    Local service committees carry the A.A. message
  • What does Alcoholics Anonymous not do?
    Solicit members
    Make medical diagnoses
    Keep attendance records/case histories
    Offer religious services
    Address prevention, treatment, advocacy, or legislation
  • Singleness of Purpose
    A.A.’s focus is on recovery from alcoholism
    Anyone may observe open meetings
    Closed meetings are for those who identify as alcoholics
    Anyone with a DESIRE to stop drinking may become an A.A. member. Only the individual can say that they are a member
    A.A. members bring meetings into correctional and treatment facilities
  • Alcoholics Anonymous & Professionals
    Referrals to A.A. may help someone with a drinking problem find a way to stop drinking
    A.A. members in your community can help your patients/clients with drinking problems
    A.A. members can give informational presentations for professionals
  • How you can Cooperate with Alcoholics Anonymous to help your Patients/Clients
    Maintain contact with the local A.A. community
    Contact local A.A. for open meeting schedules
    Observe open A.A. meetings
    Have an informational presentation for your group

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