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.
– The A.A. Grapevine, Inc.
A few links that may be useful are shown below. For more information, please contact your local Alcoholics Anonymous group. The Convention is not affiliated with AA or any other group.
- www.aa.org – AA World Services (the official AA website)
- www.santabarbaraaa.com – Santa Barbara AA Central Office
- www.al-anon.org – Twelve Step groups for families and friends
- www.aahistory.com – AA history and trivia
- www.aa-intergroup.org – The Online Intergroup of AA
- www.AlAnonSantaBarbara.info – Al-Anon and Alateen in Santa Barbara