Stories and articles

Secret drinking - in the toilet

Young man (23) agreed to get help for his alcohol problem after becoming abusive to others.

One Day at a Time

At 32yrs old when I come to A.A. I was desperate, suffering from a disease that I didn’t really know about or understand.

I’m Alive Today

My name is ... and I’m an alcoholic, 12 years have gone by and I’m basking in the joys that a clean and sober life has given me.

The "Man"

I had my first drink at about 7 years old...

A New Life

In 1999 I entered the University of Canterbury, aged 19. By the end of the year I had told everyone I’d decided to leave.