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Find AA meetings in Douglas County, Oregon
The Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) program was founded in 1935 by Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith, and its meetings are still going strong today. AA has a strong presence all over the world, and there are several AA meetings in Columbia County, Oregon and the surrounding areas as well as anywhere else in the world. AA is often associated with its very well-known 12 steps. Step One is admitting you’re powerless over alcohol—that your life has become unmanageable. Before you can truly move forward with your sobriety, you must acknowledge that something isn’t working. You need to admit that alcohol use has taken control of your life and that no matter how much you try to rationalize it, it just doesn’t make sense to keep using alcohol. This step should not be taken lightly, by attending AA in Oregon, you will learn more about the all-important step and understand better when the time is right for you to take this step. Being the first step of the 12-step program, you’re bound to hear about it as early as the first meeting you attend, especially if you attend a Beginners meeting. AA meetings in Columbia country can be a great source of guidance, but are not a substitute for proper and formal rehab treatment. For help finding rehab options, contact our specialists.