A.A. Starter Kit

Links to resources to get started in A.A.

For a PDF with live links: [click here]

Find Meetings

It is at A.A. meetings where you can meet alcoholics who can share AA's message of recovery. It is at A.A. meetings where you can create fellowship bonds and connect with other people in recovery.

To find A.A. meetngs in metrowest and central Massachusetts: Meetings Page. Smartphone users can use the Meeting Guide app which is available for download from aa.org and also from Google Play and the Apple App Store.

The "Big Book"

Alcoholics Anonymous, nicknamed "The Big Book," is the basic text of AA. The Big Book outlines A.A.'s program of recovery through A.A.’s Twelve Steps, and contains a collection of personal stories of recovered alcoholics. You can order a printed copy of the Big Book from aaWorcester.org, or read it online in PDF format here: https://www.aa.org/pages/en_US/alcoholics-anonymous. An audiobook version is available at https://www.aa.org/pages/en_US/alcoholics-anonymous-audio-version. For a video in American Sign Language: https://www.aa.org/pages/en_US/alcoholics-anonymous-asl.

Other Helpful Literature

Pamphlets and other literature are available at AA.org. Here are pamphlets you may find helpful.