Incomplete and Lonely

  A newcomer remembers the first and last drunk before coming to A.A.   I always felt incomplete and lonely. I had that hole deep inside of me and I could never really fully connect with anyone until I discovered alcohol. I started drinking when I was 18. I went to Paris where I walked […]

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My First YPAA Experience

My name is Martin, and I’m an alcoholic. Alcohol did for me what I could not do for myself. I loved it for what it could make me feel or not feel, depending on the day. I’m not sure which I loved the most, four drinks that felt like someone undoing the highest button on […]

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YPAA Convention Information

Almost every weekend of the year, there is a YPAA convention or multi-day event somewhere in the world:  Australia, Japan, South Africa, Europe, and all across the USA and Canada. Just recently, convention information has been added/updated for: AusYPAA (Melbourne, Australia), SCANCYPAA (Uppsala, Sweden), SAYPAA (Johannesburg, South Africa), QYPAA (Queensland, Australia), SWACYPAA (Salt Lake City, Utah), […]

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