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Alcoholics Anonymous

Unlike medical treatment or even psychotherapy, the support principles of Alcoholics Anonymous (“AA”),organized ~1930, start, fundamentally, that the addict, with sponsorship and firm guidance from addicts before, can effectively combat addictive urges for the remainder of his/her life practicing 12 codified principles. Membership is voluntary and private; participation is free.

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