What Doesn’t AA Do?

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

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