A.A. Newcomer Packet

When welcoming a newcomer, although we can no longer hand them a Big Book, we can direct them to aa.org where they can read or listen to the Big Book and the Twelve and Twelve. One group* created a website with a digital “Newcomer Packet,” which groups can use as a link on their home page to provide newcomers with pamphlets from aa.org. We decided to provide that info here.

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Where Do I Start?

Below are links to A.A. literature that will help you learn more about Alcoholics Anonymous:

Find a Meeting

Who Can I Call?

The Serenity Prayer

God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change,
Courage to change the things I can, and
Wisdom to know the difference.




Remember that alcoholism is a progressive disease. Take it seriously, even if you feel you are only in the early stages of the illness. Alcoholism kills people. If you are an alcoholic, and if you continue to drink, in time you will get worse.