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Find AA meetings in North Reading, Massachusetts
North Reading is a midsize town in Middlesex County, in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.
AA meetings in North Reading form part of the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Meetings, a global entity that provides support and help for people struggling with alcohol use disorder. AA Massachusetts meetings are part of the global network of AA, which was established in 1935. Its role is to assist individuals in overcoming substance abuse disorder. High-level care is offered by Alcoholics Anonymous to individuals on their journey to becoming and sustaining sobriety. The delivery of the Alcoholics Anonymous meetings is varied, including spiritual meetings, men’s or women’s only meetings, or candlelight meetings. In the meetings, individuals are encouraged but never forced to speak about alcohol addiction, however, if preferred and depending on the individual’s level of comfort, one-on-one and small group meetings are also options. The AA meetings have been successful in raising awareness, educating, and providing support to those suffering from alcohol addiction. The AA meetings generally utilize a 12-step approach, even though some people tend to find better success at inpatient rehab facilities, or a medical detox program, based on their unique case. At inpatient facilities, treatment for alcohol use disorder begins with detox, then medication, then counseling. Counseling sessions at AA meetings in North Reading are good strategies for sustained recovery.