Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held internationally and all throughout the United States. There are a number of AA meetings in Idaho, 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 Idaho and elsewhere.
A co-founder of AA wrote a book called Alcoholics Anonymous and published it in 1939. Still in print today, it is often called The Big Book, and it contains the gist of what eventually led to the famous 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and the 12 traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous.
The worldwide fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous is committed to helping addicts live in sobriety. All AA meetings in Idaho hold the same basic principles, but their meeting formats vary. Some meetings are led by a main speaker and others have book studies and/or group discussions. Attendees are not required to talk or reveal any personally identifiable information.
Thanks to the numerous AA meetings in Idaho, self-confessed alcoholics can learn to live a life of sobriety. Community is an important feature of Alcoholics Anonymous. In a community of recovering alcoholics, people who suffer from alcoholism can do what they need to do in order to take control of their lives. They can benefit from AA free of charge since membership in Alcoholics Anonymous does not involve any signup or membership fees.
One AA meeting in Idaho is not going to be exactly the same as another. AA groups worldwide have one central purpose and so do AA meetings in Idaho. However, they vary in terms of their feel and format. Since you have unique needs and a distinct personality, some AA groups might not work for you as well as others. If a specific AA group or AA meeting in Idaho does not suit you well, you have options.
AA meetings in Idaho are “closed” or “open.” “Open” Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are open to non-alcoholics; “closed” meetings are for alcoholics only.
If it is the first time that you look for an AA meeting in Idaho, you might want to look for one that focuses on the 12 steps of AA and the 12 traditions of AA. Any AA meeting in Idaho will talk about them at some length, but you need to be firmly grounded in them. Some AA meetings and groups will focus on them more than others. Either way, you need to simply attend an AA meeting — any AA meeting in Idaho. Then you can decide whether you want to return or try another group instead.
It might be some time before you find an Idaho AA group that is right for you. When you do, you can consider it your home group. After a while, you can track your progress with a sobriety calculator.
If you want to successfully recover from your alcoholism, you should have an optimistic mindset. A generally positive mindset and an open mind will help you make the most of your time in AA. You should take advantage of all that the organization has to offer. Addicts worldwide have achieved long-term sobriety with AA and so can you.
Of course, you might relapse if you fail to attend AA meetings regularly. If you are part of an Idaho AA group that you feel comfortable in, please talk to someone within the group who has been sober for a few years at the very least. They can keep you accountable and help you stay sober.
Our list of AA meetings in Idaho is updated regularly, so please feel free to bookmark this page. We can also help you find AA meetings near Idaho or elsewhere.
When you have made some progress, please see how far you have come with our sobriety calculator.