ARENA NEWS

Chair’s Report, March 2020 CER Assembly in Budapest

 ‘The Spirit of Fellowship’ Dear Fellows, It is great to be here with you all once again in Budapest for our Spring Assembly. This is the second time CER has held the Assembly in this beautiful city. I would like to thank all those from the local fellowship who have put much work into preparing […]

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Practicing FROG in Milan

In a time of uncertainty, I pray for serenity. However, this hasn’t always been my first reaction. When I felt confused or out of control, I used to head straight to alcohol. And the more I drank, the more I could escape reality. It was like an instant vacation, where time would speed up and […]

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Submit Your ESH to AA Service News By April 24th

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting everyone – including those of us in Alcoholics Anonymous. How has your group or intergroup or region met the challenge to continue carrying the message to the alcoholic who still suffers in this difficult time? AA Service News welcomes reports and articles on this topic from Members, Groups, Intergroups and Regions […]

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Online Meeting Safety and Anonymity

This information is offered to help members access online meetings anonymously and for Groups to provide a safer meeting place. We also suggest that each Group holds regular group conscience meetings to discuss what works best for their members. More good practices and experience from our Fellowship will continue to be shared here as new […]

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Online 7th Tradition and Anonymity

Many Groups in our Region have reached out expressing concerns on how to best collect 7thTradition money during this period when we are not able to hold physical face-to-face meetings. While there are several viable options to do this, and, in fact, in some parts of our Region passing a virtual basket has been the […]

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