Some MisconceptionsHere is a list of things that A.A. IS NOT and
IS NOT a religious movement
IS NOT a temperance movement
IS NOT a social service organization (it has no paid social workers or professional field workers)
IS NOT an educational agency
IS NOT a cure or a “cure-all”
IS NOT an employment agency
DOES NOT solicit or accept funds from outside sources; voluntary contributions from members and groups support A.A. services
DOES NOT run hospitals, rest homes, clubhouses or any outside enterprises
DOES NOT prescribe treatment for alcoholics
DOES NOT pay for treatment for alcoholics
The sole purpose of A.A. is to help the alcoholic who wants to stop drinking to stay stopped.
For Group transactions are Monday through Friday, 9:00 A M. to 5:00 P.M.
CENTRAL OFFICE VOLUNTEER PHONE SERVICE:
Monday through Friday, 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M.;
Saturday, Sunday and holidays, Noon to 9:00 P.M.