What Next?

Following our recent attendance at the European Mental Health Conference, the question arises “What Next?”. Dorien wrote an excellent article for the Service News in which she spoke about the warm reception that AA was given by the mental health professionals. We, on our side, were also impressed by their dedication and enthusiasm. There was […]

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A sober member recounts her experience in starting AA’s first meeting in Albania

Update May 2020: This meeting has closed as the member who started it moved away. For more meeting information, visit www.alcoholics-anonymous.eu/meetings There are no alcoholics in Albania. There are no alcoholics because drinking is simply part of the culture.  Men drink and women do not. Mornings start with Raki (the local “moonshine”) and a macchiato […]

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Farther Along the Road

This year I will be 75 years old and sober half my life in AA. I have outlived five of my six sponsors and the one still around, a wonderful woman with nearly 50 years of sobriety who heard my first 5th Step 36 years ago is unfortunately no longer available as a sponsor. So, […]

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