Many people in America and around the world are struggling with alcohol use disorder. Alcohol use disorder or alcoholism is a chronic brain disorder where an individual is unable to stop or control their drinking despite its adverse consequences. Derry, a borough in Westmoreland County in Pennsylvania, has established Alcoholics Anonymous meeting points for people from its community who are struggling with the disorder. Since it was founded, Alcoholics Anonymous has helped millions of people achieve sobriety. The guiding principles of Alcoholics Anonymous, or AA, are the popular “Twelve Steps” and “Twelve Traditions.” These steps and traditions are detailed in AA’s main governing literature – “The Big Book.” Considered the organization’s bible, “The Big Book” details several stories about members who overcame alcohol addiction and gained sobriety through the AA program. The ‘Personal Stories’ section of the book is a significant source of inspiration and guide to people who are having difficulties with alcohol addiction. These stories can provide comfort and confidence to participants of AA meetings. It is proof that others who have struggled with alcohol addiction have managed to overcome the disease and achieved sobriety. The book is regarded as one of America’s most important books. Alcoholicsanonymous.com lists Derry AA meetings as part of a grouping of Alcoholics Anonymous Pennsylvania meetings.
Derry, Pennsylvania AA Meetings
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