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Is AA for you?

Only you can decide whether you want to give A.A. a try — whether you think it can help you.

We came to A.A. because we finally gave up trying to control our drinking. We still hated to admit that we could never drink safely. Then we heard from other A.A. members that we were sick. We found out that many people suffered from the same feelings of guilt and loneliness and hopelessness that we did. We found out that we had these feelings because we had the disease of alcoholism.

We decided to try and face up to what alcohol had done to us. Here are some of the questions we tried to answer honestly. If we answered YES to four or more questions, we were in deep trouble with our drinking. See how you do. Remember, there is no disgrace in facing up to the fact that you have a problem.

Below are some links to pages on the official web site of the General Service Office of Alcoholics Anonymous that can help answer some of the questions you may have about A.A.