AREA 74   DISTRICT 10
Northern Wisconsin Alcoholics Anonymous
Information For Professionals

If You Are a Professional:

Health Care Professionals
Correctional Facilities Professionals
Treatment Facilities Professionals
Media and News Professionals
Employee Assistance Professionals

A.A. can provide valuable information and resources through its experienced members and through its non-alcoholic Trustees men and women of considerable professional experience.

Alcoholics Anonymous has many A.A. members and service committees who are available to provide professionals with information about Alcoholics Anonymous. A.A. has a long history of cooperating but not affiliating with outside organizations and being available to provide A.A. meetings or information about A.A. upon request.

Any Questions, please feel free to email us: pi_cpc@northwoodsaa.org

Follow this link below to see the current issue of the AA Newsletter for Professionals:

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The New Life Group

Open Speaker meeting the 4th Friday of every month!

Hope Center 30 W. Davenport Street
AA Speaker - TBA
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Northern Wisconsin Alcoholics Anonymous . Area 74 . District 10 . 715.367.7920
Call or text for help: 715.367.7920

help@northwoodsaa.org
What is an 'open' meeting?

An open meeting of A.A. is a group meeting that any member of the community, alcoholic or nonalcoholic, may attend. The only obligation is that of not disclosing the names of A.A. members outside the meeting.

A typical open meeting will usually have a "leader" and other speakers. The leader opens and closes the meeting and introduces each speaker. With rare exceptions, the speakers at an open meeting are A.A. members. Each, in turn, may review some individual drinking experiences that led to joining A.A. The speaker may also give his or her interpretation of the recovery program and suggest what sobriety has meant personally. All views expressed are purely personal, since all members of A.A. speak only for themselves.

Most open meetings conclude with a social period during which coffee, soft drinks, and cakes or cookies are served.

(44 Questions, Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.)


What is a 'closed' meeting?

A closed meeting is limited to members of the local A.A. group, or visiting members from other groups. The purpose of the closed meeting is to give members an opportunity to discuss particular phases of their alcoholic problem that can be understood best only by other alcoholics.

These meetings are usually conducted with maximum informality, and all members are encouraged to participate in the discussions. The closed meetings are of particular value to the newcomer, since they provide an opportunity to ask questions that may trouble a beginner, and to get the benefit of "older" members' experience with the recovery program.

(44 Questions, Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc.)
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