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Alcoholics In The United States Essay Examples

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Dealing with Alcoholism
When people hear the word "drug," they usually think of an illegal substance such as cocaine, heroin, marijuana, or any other drug that can be found on the street. Most people never consider the fact that consuming alcohol can be just as harmful as illegal drugs, not only on the body, but on the mind and spirit as...
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A History of Alcoholics Anonymous
The phrase early A.A. refers to the early fellowships and meetings held in Akron, Ohio. These meetings took place between 1935 and 1939 when was an integral part of A First Century Christian Fellowship (Pitman 56). A.A. was the outcome of a meeting between Bill W., a New York stockbroker, and Dr. Bob S., an Akron surgeon. B...
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An Introduction to the Alcoholics Anonymous
Defining "Alcoholics Anonymous" Following is the definition of A.A. appearing in the FellowshipÂ’s basic literature and cited frequently at meetings of A.A. groups: 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...
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A Day With Alcoholics Anonymous
I attended the Stepping-Stone meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous on a Saturday night at the St. VincentÂ’s Stress Center. The Stress Center is located at 8401 Harcourt Road, Indianapolis. The impression of this meeting that I got was that a bunch of people got together to tell their sob stories about drinking. Everyone sat ou...
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A Research Assignment on the Children of Alcoholics
Topic Description The topic I chose for the research assignment is children of alcoholics. I chose to focus more on the children that are involved in families of alcoholics rather than on the family as a whole, because I felt there would be too much information. Because I grew up in a stable, relatively normal family, I c...
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The Familiar Major Addictions in the US
Americans are familiar with the nation s major addictions: narcotics, alcohol, and tobacco. Society has spent countless millions of dollars warning about these substances, however another addiction that receives far less attention is sweeping across America. This addiction is having a major impact on the college campuses ac...
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An Introduction to the Issue of Alcoholism in the United States
1. What is alcoholism? 2. How do people become alcoholics? 3. What are the effects of alcoholism, on both the alcoholic and their family? 4. How do you diagnose alcoholism? 5. Is there a cure for alcoholics? 6. What is the treatment? What is Alcoholism? Alcoholism can be defined as the dependency on alcohol; addict...
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An Introduction to the Group Alcoholics Anonymous in the United States
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) was founded in 1935 by a stockbroker named Bill, and a surgeon Dr. Bob who were both hopeless alcoholics. The two had initially both belonged to the Oxford Group, a nonalcoholic fellowship headed by an Episcopal clergyman, Dr. Samuel Shoemaker. Dr. Shoemaker and an old friend Ebby together help...
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How People Become Alcoholics and Effects of Alcoholism
1. What is alcoholism? 2. How do people become alcoholics? 3. What are the effects of alcoholism, on both the alcoholic and their family? 4. How do you diagnose alcoholism? 5. Is there a cure for alcoholics? 6. What is the treatment? What is Alcoholism? Alcoholism can be defined as the dependency on alcohol; addictio...
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Comparison between the North and the South Regions of the United States
Compare and Contrast Essay on the North and South The United States before the civil war was basically split into two regions, the North and the South. These two regions had very different cultures, economics, and climates which led to different life styles and perspectives. Problems caused by the differences between the...
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