Unity Insures Recovery Through Service

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he primary purpose of this web site is to provide general information about the “Unity Insures Recovery Through Service” group of Alcoholics Anonymous®. This site is a public information vehicle of the “Unity Insures Recovery Through Service” group of Alcoholics Anonymous®. The purpose of this information is to facilitate the face-to-face meeting of still suffering alcoholics with those in recovery and to provide information and resources for all alcoholics in general. This website is neither endorsed nor approved by Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc®. It is solely provided by the “Unity Insures Recovery Through Service” group of Alcoholics Anonymous® as part of its Twelfth Step work in reaching out to the alcoholic who still suffers. This website will follow the spirit of A.A. and observe all its Traditions. It will link only to other web sites representing service bodies that represent the collective conscience of A.A. groups. The quotations from the Big Book® and Twelve and Twelve® are copyrighted by Alcoholics Anonymous®. The interpretations are copyrighted by Dennis Fitzpatrick and are approved by General Service for distribution at meetings. Alcoholics Anonymous®, A.A.®, The Big Book®, and Box 459® are registered trademarks of Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc. The Grapevine®, A.A. Grapevine®, Gv®, Box 1980®, and La Viña® are registered trademarks of A.A. Grapevine, Inc.

Alcoholics Anonymous® Does Not…

  1. Recruit members or furnish initial motivation for alcoholics to recover.
  2. Keep membership records or case histories.
  3. Follow up or try to control its members.
  4. Make medical or psychological diagnoses or prognoses.
  5. Provide hospitalization, drugs, or medical or psychiatric treatment.
  6. Provide housing, food, clothing, jobs, money or other such services.
  7. Provide domestic or vocational counseling.
  8. Engage in or sponsor research.
  9. Affiliate with social agencies (though many members and service offices do cooperate with them).
  10. Offer religious services.
  11. Engage in any controversy about alcohol or other matters.
  12. Accept money for its services or contributions from non-A.A. sources.
  13. Provide letters of reference to parole boards, attorneys, court officials, schools, businesses, social agencies, or any other organization or institution.