Meetings are the foundation of recovery in 12-step programs like alcoholics anonymous or narcotics anonymous it’s here that people learn more about how others cope with the challenges of addiction, and it’s here that they find out more about the skills they’ll need to develop in order to stay sober. Alcoholics anonymous strives to create an inclusive group philosophy anyone who wishes to make a commitment to sobriety, is dealing with the issue of alcoholism because of a loved one is afflicted by the disease, or simply wishes to learn more about substance abuse, is welcome to attend an aa meeting. Narcotics anonymous 12 step program last night, i attended a narcotics anonymous meeting this was not quite a new experience for me, be my late father was an alcoholic and narcotics addict that died of cirrhosis later on in my life this is why i identified myself with them. This paper describes medical students' views of alcoholism and their response to attending an alcoholics anonymous (aa) meeting during their psychiatry clerkship.
Ty - jour t1 - a qualitative analysis of medical students' reflection on attending an alcoholics anonymous meeting t2 - academic psychiatry au - kastenholz,kurt j. At our institution, it is a requirement that medical students attend at least one open alcoholics anonymous (aa) meeting during their psychiatry clerkship the students are then asked to write a reflection piece about this experience. The alcoholics anonymous daily reflections is a book filled with inspirational quotes and interpretations of the big book concepts from past members of aa alcoholics anonymous call our helpline 800-839-1686 for safe, pain free treatment.
The narcotics anonymous meeting which i attended was named 7 days of na which was located on 1212 north wolfe street at an organization called dee’s place just as the alcoholic anonymous meeting previously attended, the location appeared to be in a covert and quiet place to hold a support group. Alcoholics anonymous reaction paper when i saw the alcoholics anonymous assignment on our syllabus earlier this semester i thought, oh my god, i have to go to some stupid aa meeting in the weeks prior to attending the meeting, i was very nervous about attending it because i did not know what to expect. Before when i saw the alcoholics anonymous assignment on our syllabus earlier this semester i thought, oh my god, i have to go to some stupid aa meeting in the weeks prior to attending the meeting, i was very nervous about attending it because i. My experience at an aa meeting essay sample i attended an alcoholics anonymous meeting the meeting i attended was on a monday night at 8:00pm and it was an open lead meeting. •76% attended alcoholics anonymous •19% attended narcotics anonymous •3% attended al-anon –6% curious about the meeting & the people attending the meeting did you find attending an open 12-step meeting to be a learning experience yes/no please explain 95 % - yes 4% - no 1% - no response.
Alcoholics anonymous meeting experience i decided to attend a meeting based first (and almost solely) on convenience of the location so i decided to attend a meeting right here in batavia the “batavia 12 & 12” at the holy trinity church down on 6th & wood st. My alcoholics anonymous experience: part one i was instructed — as per an assignment for a graduate-level course i am currently enrolled in — to attend two aa meetings and write a short informal reflection paper sharing a summary of the meetings, what i learned, personal insights, and how the meeting helped me “in learning to. I attended an alcoholics anonymous (aa) meeting on tuesday night at the silver dollar club, daytona beach i was very interested in that location as many of my clients use that as their home group and i have heard much about it. Essay my experience attending an aa meeting 866 words oct 17th, 2010 4 pages my first experience at an alcoholics anonymous meeting was very interesting and in a way uplifting.
Methods medical students were required to attend an aa spirituality alcoholics anonymous meeting during their psychiatry clerkship and then to write a reflection piece on this experience. I was 20 when i attended my first alcoholics anonymous meeting “hi, i’m chelsea, and i’m an addict,” i said, introducing myself to a group of mostly middle-aged men and women. In this short essay, i discuss about my attendance to alcoholics anonymous meetings from my understanding, alcoholics anonymous meetings are attended by groups of alcoholic men and women who sit together and share their experiences and hopes (kurtz, 1991.
It was for people attending the yellow house or an alcoholic anonymous meeting somewhere for the first time and admitting they are an alcoholic and that they want to get sober when you start the program, you commit yourself to following a “12 step program” and attending 90 days of alcoholics anonymous. I work in health promotion and wanted to experience for myself what an aa meeting is really like i wanted to question my assumptions from popular culture and stigma it was one of those beautiful blue days where you cannot spot a cloud in the sky. This post will focus on my experience in those meetings in high school, i was required to go to an aa and na meeting for a health class, and honestly the meetings made no impact on me at the time there was very little sharing by the people in recovery so what i heard was the basic introduction to those meetings.
Attending a complete al-anon meeting came very gradually for me, because since the first meeting i attended i couldn’t just stay in the meeting room until the end of the meeting i felt scared, uncomfortable, and i was very uneasy. I found myself in a meeting of alcoholic anonymous attempting to change my lifestyle in the hope i could bring back some control and curb this rotten compulsion to drink constantly, i started to introduce some new interests into my life. My first experience at an alcoholics anonymous meeting was very interesting and in a way uplifting at all saints lutheran church the home group called “the young people’s group” there were people who had come from all walks of life. I’m two weeks into my psychiatry clerkship, sitting quietly in the back of a crowded alcoholics anonymous meeting and watching a middle-aged man discuss his past struggles with alcoholism.