Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are found all over the United States and in countries all around the world. There are a number of AA meetings in Georgia; you can find them below. On our AA meeting directory, you can also find AA meetings near Georgia and elsewhere. It is regularly updated, so please feel free to bookmark this page.
The international fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous originated with the work of Bill Wilson — author of a book called Alcoholics Anonymous. Published in 1939 and still in print, it contains some of the tenets that evolved into the 12 Steps of AA and the 12 Traditions of AA.
Due to its effectiveness and popularity, Alcoholics Anonymous has grown significantly over the years. AA meetings can be found all over the globe. AA meetings in Georgia make it possible for alcoholics to find the support they need, all within a community of people they can identify with.
AA meetings have one central purpose, but they vary in format. Some are centered around group discussions and others feature a main speaker. No money is required for membership and no personal information is gathered from anyone. Talking to the group is not mandatory.
If you are trying to decide which AA meeting in Georgia to attend, location is an obvious factor to consider. However, it is not the only thing that is important to think about. Meeting formats vary and different groups have their own feel. Your preferences will become apparent over time as you visit different groups.
It is a good idea to know whether an AA meeting is “open” or “closed” — especially if you want to take someone along with you. “Closed” meetings are reserved for alcoholics, but “open” AA meetings are open to friends, family, and anyone who wishes to attend.
If you are new to the community, you might want to attend a meeting that is focused on discussing the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and the 12 traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous. However, it is more important that you simply attend an AA meeting nearby. Afterward, you can decide whether you would like to return or visit another group..
It might take you some time to find an AA group in Georgia that you are comfortable with. When you find one that you can attend regularly, you can consider it your home group. After some time, you can track your progress with a sobriety calculator.
If you want to take full advantage of an AA meeting in Georgia, a positive attitude is important along with a general openness to the learning opportunities that you will encounter. Over the decades, members of AA groups all over the world have successfully achieved short-term and long-term sobriety.
Please make sure that you do not attend meetings sporadically. Consistency is key, and having a home group is ideal. A home group is one that you can attend regularly and participate in. Within your home group, you should talk to someone who has been sober for a few years. They can be your sponsor, or someone who helps keep you accountable and is a source of encouragement for you.
Finally, you can be proud of yourself for seeking help. Our list of AA meetings in Georgia is regularly updated, so please bookmark this page. We can also help you find AA meetings near Georgia and all across the U.S.
As you make progress, please see how far you have come with our sobriety calculator.