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The fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous extends all throughout the U.S. and around the world. There are a number of AA meetings in Delaware, as listed below. Our AA meeting directory is updated regularly, so please feel free to bookmark this page. We can also help you find AA meetings near Delaware and elsewhere.

What Are AA Meetings All About?

Alcoholics Anonymous — often called The Big Book — was published in 1939. Still in print today, it was written by Bill Wilson, a co-founder of AA. It lays out the essence of what eventually led to the formation of the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and the 12 traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous

As an international organization, Alcoholics Anonymous has a mission to help alcoholics all around the world live a life of sobriety. All AA meetings in Delaware have the same purpose and mission, but their meeting formats vary. Some meetings feature a main speaker or a group of speakers. Others have group discussions and/or book studies. No one is required to talk or reveal any information about themselves.

Because of all the AA groups and AA meetings in Delaware, self-confessed alcoholics can learn to live without alcohol. A key feature of Alcoholics Anonymous is that of community. It is made up of recovering alcoholics. AA groups in Delaware provide anyone who is struggling with alcohol an environment in which they can do something about their addiction. 

Membership in AA is free. There are no signup fees and any money that is given is given voluntarily.

Which AA Meeting Is Right for You?

AA groups around the world exist in order to help alcoholics be sober. However, no AA meeting in Delaware is exactly the same as another. AA meetings in Delaware differ in terms of their format. Unique needs and personalities make it so that one type of AA meeting will not work for everyone. If an AA meeting in Delaware does not suit you well, there are other ones that you can attend.

Before you go to an AA meeting in Delaware, you should know that the meeting is going to be either “open” or “closed.” An “open” AA meeting is open to non-alcoholics and a “closed” meeting is exclusively for alcoholics.

If you are new to AA groups, you might want to look for an AA meeting in Delaware that emphasizes 12 traditions of AA and the 12 steps of AA. Any AA meeting in Delaware will discuss them at least somewhat, but a solid foundation is important.. Some AA meetings dive into them more deeply than others, but do not let that hold you back from getting started. You should simply attend an AA meeting — any AA meeting in Delaware. Afterward, you can decide whether you want to return or go elsewhere.

It might take a while before you find a Delaware Alcoholics Anonymous group that suits you. When you find one, you can consider it your home group. After a while, you can check your progress with a sobriety calculator.

Benefitting from AA Meetings

If you are serious about addressing your problem(s) with alcohol, it is important that you remain open to all that AA has to offer. Alcoholics worldwide have achieved long-term sobriety with the help of AA and so can you. A positive is necessary. No one is always optimistic, but the right mindset will help you make the most of AA. 

If you do not attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings regularly, you might relapse more easily than you would as a regular meeting attendee. If you habitually attend a particular AA group in Delaware, it will help if you talk to someone within the group who has been sober for a few years. They keep you accountable and be there for you when you need to talk to them. In AA lingo, they can be your “sponsor.”

Our list of AA meetings in Delaware is updated regularly, so please feel free to bookmark this page. We can also help you find AA meetings near Delaware or elsewhere.

When you have made some progress, please see how far you have come with our sobriety calculator.