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by Jojo2
Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: GSO Update on Coronavirus
Replies: 8
Views: 519

Re: GSO Update on Coronavirus

Thanks! You are most welcome. We are seeing an increasing volume of requests to our 12 Step Committee, with many seeking information on face to face alternatives. We are discouraging individuals from contacting the emergency helpline numbers for updates on meeting access. We urgently need to keep t...
by Jojo2
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: GSO Update on Coronavirus
Replies: 8
Views: 519

Re: GSO Update on Coronavirus

GSO updates can all be found on the official sites:

Visit www.aa.org for up-to-date information


UK Site:

https://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk ... virus-News
by Jojo2
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: GSO Update on Coronavirus: UK Site
Replies: 1
Views: 263

GSO Update on Coronavirus: UK Site

GSO Update on Coronavirus: UK Site https://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/Members/Coronavirus-News   https://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/AA-Meetings/Find-a-Meeting/Online  Tradition 12: Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before  p...
by Jojo2
Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: If It Doesn't Fit Anywhere Else
Topic: Fourth time trying
Replies: 5
Views: 366

Re: Fourth time trying

Hello, This is my fourth time trying to sober up. I have recently returned from a rehab and also a sober house. Moving back home to my wife and kids was suppose to release me from stress. But, the only thing it did was add to it. When I started working again I saw an opportunity to drink rubbing al...
by Jojo2
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:39 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: GSO Options for Meeting Online
Replies: 1
Views: 241

Re: GSO Options for Meeting Online

Options for meeting online Our collected experience suggests that groups that are unable to meet at their usual meeting places have begun to meet digitally. Below is some shared experience around meeting online. Decide if you want to create your own online meeting or attend one that already exists....
by Jojo2
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:27 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: GSO Options for Meeting Online
Replies: 1
Views: 241

GSO Options for Meeting Online

Options for meeting online Our collected experience suggests that groups that are unable to meet at their usual meeting places have begun to meet digitally. Below is some shared experience around meeting online. Decide if you want to create your own online meeting or attend one that already exists....
by Jojo2
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:12 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: GSO Update on Coronavirus
Replies: 8
Views: 519

GSO Update on Coronavirus

General Service Office Closure As a result of Coronavirus (COVID-19), New York State has shut down 100% of operations of “non-essential” businesses/organisations. The General Service Office of Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. located at 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY is closed, effectiv...
by Jojo2
Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: CoronaVirus - How can we be helpful?
Replies: 20
Views: 1474

Re: CoronaVirus - How can we be helpful?

Hey y'all.. Tennessee here. I'm so grateful to be sober and at peace with the situation right now. My mom is also in the program and lives with my husband and I. She has recently gone into first stage of leukemia ..so we have been staying home. Most meetings have been cancelled or places have close...
by Jojo2
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: For the Newcomer
Topic: I don't know where to begin
Replies: 12
Views: 616

Re: I don't know where to begin

So here I am 32 years old I run a very profitable business and I drink like a fish. I really have no clue how to stop and I really have no answers. I have to drink ..... I can't just stop cold Turkey. I just have no clue where to begin. I can't do local meetings as that will screw my job, what advi...
by Jojo2
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: If It Doesn't Fit Anywhere Else
Topic: How to do aa without god?
Replies: 28
Views: 5652

Re: How to do aa without god?

god? we all have our own belief or maybe disbelief in “this higher power... hp ”, what i have come to believe, for me, is the fact that by my actions before i came to aa were more aligned with the “lower power...lp” so for me, aa is without a doubt a power for good in my life. as long as i do my be...
by Jojo2
Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:42 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: CoronaVirus - How can we be helpful?
Replies: 20
Views: 1474

Re: CoronaVirus - How can we be helpful?

Found out yesterday that my home group meeting was canceled due to the Coronavirus. An unexpected phone call from a fellow AA worked wonders. Excellent news ! That's how it works. e-AA belongs to an Online Intergroup. The link for the Online Intergroup Directory of Meetings is: https://www.aa-inter...
by Jojo2
Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:02 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: chat room
Replies: 6
Views: 2025

Re: chat room

My name is Wayne. My home group meeting has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus. Welcome Wayne. Thank you for reaching out. I am glad you are here and I hope you will explore what we have to offer. e-AA belongs to an Online Intergroup. The link for the Online Intergroup Directory of Meetings is: ...
by Jojo2
Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:19 am
Forum: Discussions
Topic: CoronaVirus - How can we be helpful?
Replies: 20
Views: 1474

Re: CoronaVirus - How can we be helpful?

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Notice ~ GSO UK The General Service Office has been receiving enquiries from members regarding the effect of COVID-19 (coronavirus) virus and how it might impact meetings. While appreciating the concerns of the membership, The General Service Office does not have acce...
by Jojo2
Fri Mar 13, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Discussions
Topic: CoronaVirus - How can we be helpful?
Replies: 20
Views: 1474

Re: CoronaVirus - How can we be helpful?

GSO update on Coronavirus General Service Office (G.S.O.) of Alcoholics Anonymous, Inc The General Service Office (G.S.O.) has been receiving inquiries about how groups should respond to the COVID-19 (coronavirus). Groups and members are concerned about health and safety issues, and are looking for...
by Jojo2
Mon Mar 09, 2020 1:50 am
Forum: A.A. Birthdays!
Topic: 20years
Replies: 6
Views: 954

Re: 20years

As of 23.50 last night (UK) 20years since I put my last glass down only went in for lent. My daughter is the only one left in my life from before aa . Single rose sitting on dresser she put it there when she popped round this morning. Try to pay it forward every day Welcome ! Glad you are here. I l...