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Find AA meetings in Mercer Island, Washington
Located between Seattle and Bellevue, Mercer Island is a city in King County, in the U.S. state of Washington. Alcoholism can be thought of as an uncontrolled monster, as it breaks up families, causes domestic abuse, accidents, and decrease productivity. In 1935 the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings began, and it is now a global community, providing help to individuals through its global directory. AA meetings in Mercer Island are part of that global network, where people with experience assist in recovering alcoholics. These experienced individuals assist by sharing their experiences and giving guidance, which are very useful tools in the recovery process of alcoholics. Studies have shown that a high percentage of alcoholics do not seek support, so even though the Alcoholics Anonymous Washington State meetings give strong support for those who seek it, they also reach out to persons who don’t seek support. The global directory, of which AA meetings in Mercer Island are apart, makes it easy for individuals seeking help to get help without having to travel a long distance to get it. The AA meetings mainly apply the 12-step program, which has a favorable outcome, once thoroughly adhered to. Other programs include detoxification in an inpatient facility, along with counseling. With these programs’ individuals have a greater chance for attaining and sustaining sobriety, once they stay the course of treatment.