It takes courage to ask for help or admit to having a problem. Only you can decide if Alcoholics Anonymous is right for you. Here are some ways to see if A.A. is right for you.

Court Mandated to AA?

If you are attending A.A. involuntarily—as a result of a drunk driving or domestic situation, you may have some reservations, and the pamphlet So You've Been Sent to A.A. may apply to you.

Bridging the Gap

Bridging the Gap (BTG) is a program for AA newcomers. If you are leaving treatment or incarceration or are newly sober, use the BTG Request Form to request help.

HALTline Help

Are you Hungry? Angry? Lonely? Tired? Before picking up a drink, pick up the phone. Whether you're sober three days or three decades, call us at any time on the HALTline.

Newcomer Pamphlets

Here are pamphlets that may help newcomers to A.A.:

Is A.A. for You?

A.A. at a Glance

Frequently Asked Questions

A Message to
Teenagers ...

A Newcomer Asks

Information on Alcoholics

Brief Guide to AA

Understanding Anonymity

Is There an Alcoholic in Your Life?