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Posted at: May 22, 2016, 2:29 AM; last updated: May 22, 2016, 2:29 AM (IST)

Want to quit drinking? Walk into AA special meet today

Tribune News Service

Panchkula, May 21

The Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), a worldwide fellowship of over 3 million recovering alcoholics, will achieve another milestone in the tricity with the AA’s Samarpan Group, Panchkula, celebrating 20 years of its existence at Little Flower School, Sector 14, on May 22.

It would be a big day for hundreds of sober alcoholics and their families as they would join together for a grand celebration in an attempt to create awareness about alcoholism as a disease and help helpless alcoholics to kick the bottle, a representative of the group said.

The AA members would share their experiences, strengths and hope for the recovery of other alcoholics. Alcoholism as a disease(as declared by the World Health Orgainsation) with no cure but could be controlled ‘one day at a time’ by AA’s simple programme.

The AA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences, strengths and hope to find a common solution to the problem. The only requirement for membership is the desire to stop drinking. There is no fee for membership. Any alcoholic wanting to quit drinking can contact the fellowship at the AA helpline 94170-37358.


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