Alcoholics Anonymous

  Southwest Ohio General Service Area 56 

"I am responsible… when anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help,    I want the hand of AA always to be there. And for that: I am responsible."

 

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Next Area 56 Meeting 08/17/2014

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Preamble of A.A. 

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking.

There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions.

AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes.

Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.

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DISCLAIMERS:              

Area 56 AA is not responsible for the contents of any website other than this one and makes no claims as to the propriety of posted events and linked sites.

Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. has not approved, endorsed, or reviewed this website, nor is it affiliated with it, and the ability to link to A.A.W.S.’ site does not imply otherwise.

Area 56 Districts

Greater Cincinnati

District 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10

 

Middletown, Hamilton, Oxford

District 11, 12, 13

Greater Dayton

District 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 24, 25, 26, & 27

Piqua, Sidney, Troy

District 21

 

Celina, Greenville, Van Wert, and Wapakoneta

District 23

Batavia, Lebanon, Mason, West Chester

District 28

 

Adams & Eastern Brown Counties

District 29

Western Brown  & Southern Clermont Counties

District 30

Open for Expansion

District 20

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  Welcome to Alcoholics Anonymous

  Southwest Ohio General Service Area 56 

 

 

 

 

 

  "I am responsible… when anyone, anywhere, reaches out for help,

   I want the hand of AA always to be there. And for that: I am responsible."

 

 

  DRINKING PROBLEM? CONTACT A.A. :   
  District #11 Franklin, Middletown, Springboro  (513) 423-0102
  District #12-13 Fairfield, Hamilton, Oxford  (800) 589-9536
  District #21 Covington, Piqua, Sidney, and Troy - Contact Greater Dayton Area (937) 222-2211. 
  District #23 Celina, Coldwater, Ft. Recovery, Greenville, Minster, St. Marys, Van Wert, and Wapakoneta (419) 378-4962
  Districts #29-30 Adams, Clermont, and Brown Counties: Contact Cincinnati Central Office (513) 351-0422 aacincinnati@fuse.net
  Greater Cincinnati Area (513) 351-0422 aacincinnati@fuse.net
  Greater Dayton Area (937) 222-2211 
  Ask Your Sober Alcoholic Webmaster: siteadmin@aaarea56.org
 

  Watch Videos Made By Young A.A. Members  HERE

  1. On the Beach Flash Player 2. Alcoholics Anonymous Flash Player 3. Young People's Animation Video New Flash Player
 
 Tengo Esperanza (New Spanish Language PSA)
 
  FIND AN A.A. MEETING:     
  View A.A. Meeting List for Greater Cincinnati: Go to MENU on the left-hand side and mouse over MEETING INFORMATION (Districts 1-10). 
  Search A.A. Meetings in Greater Dayton (Districts #14-19, 22, 24-27).
  View A.A. Meeting List for Franklin, Middletown, Springboro (District #11).
  View A.A. Meeting List for Fairfield, Hamilton, Oxford (District #12-13). Also Darrtown, Harrison, Ross, & Miamitown
  Covington, Piqua, Sidney, and Troy (District #21) - Contact Greater Dayton Area (937) 222-2211.  
  View A.A. Meeting List for Batavia, Blanchester, Goshen, Landen, Lebanon, Loveland, Maineville, Mason, Milford, Montgomery, Owensville, Red Lion, and West Chester (District #28).
  Adams, Clermont, and Brown Counties: Contact Cincinnati Central Office (513) 351-0422 aacincinnati@fuse.net
  Rural Central, Southern & Southeastern Ohio: These A.A. meetings are in Area 53 (rather than Area 56) and are listed on the AA Columbus OH Website  Phone the COGF at (614) 253-8501 or Ohio Toll Free: 800-870-3795 or search the website by area, city, address, or group name.
  SPECIAL INTEREST: Deaf/HOH, GLBT, Spanish-Speaking 
  ONLINE MEETINGS 

Twelve Tips on Keeping Your Holiday Season Sober and Joyous

12 More Tips to Stay Sober During the Holiday Season

2015 Convention Logo
 
07/02-05/2015 A.A.'s 80th International 
Convention, Atlanta GA 
  
 
 
Ask Your Sober Alcoholic Webmaster: siteadmin@aaarea56.org
   
  Can Anyone go to an A.A. Meeting? What are Open & Closed Meetings?

  The purpose of all A.A. group meetings is for A.A. members to share their experience,

  strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

  A.A. groups hold both open and closed meetings.

  Closed meetings are for those who have a desire to stop drinking. 

  Open meetings are for anyone interested in the A.A. program of recovery from alcoholism. 

  At meetings, the A.A. chairperson  will ask that participants confine their discussion to recovery from alcoholism.

  Whether open or closed, A.A. meetings are led by A.A. members.  

 

What A.A. Does and Does Not Do

Frequently Asked Questions About A.A.'s History

 

Baffled by group problems? Want to learn about the Informed Group Conscience?

 

Step, Tradition & Concept of the Month: July

Step 7

Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.

Tradition 7 (Short Form)

Every A.A. group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions.

Concept 7 (Short Form)

The Charter and Bylaws of the General Service Board are legal instruments, empowering the trustees to manage and conduct world service affairs. The Conference Charter is not a legal document; it relies upon tradition and the A.A. purse for final effectiveness.

  

Step, Tradition & Concept of the Month: August

Step 8

Made a list of all persons we had harmed, and became willing to make amends to them all.

Tradition 8 (Short Form)

Alcoholics Anonymous should remain forever nonprofessional, but our service centers may employ special workers.

Concept 8 (Short Form)

The trustees are the principal planners and administrators of over-all policy and finance. They have custodial oversight of the separately incorporated and constantly active services, exercising this through their ability to elect all the directors of these entities.

 

  CONTRIBUTIONS FROM A.A. MEMBERS AND GROUPS TO SW OHIO AREA 56 SHOULD BE MAILED TO:
  SW Ohio Area 56
  P.O. Box 684 
  Dayton, Ohio 45401-0684

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   This page was last updated on 07/03/14.