If an individual repeatedly drinks more than they intend or want to, if they get into trouble, or if they have memory lapses when they drink, they may be an alcoholic.
Alcoholism and drug addiction are often referred to as "substance abuse" or "chemical dependency."
Thanks to the efforts of past members these meetings have been maintained in their original form......as a normal AA meeting held within the confines of a Correctional Facility.
Alcoholics Anonymous has many A.A. members who are available to speak to groups about their experiences with alcohol and Alcoholics Anonymous.
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