A world-wide program of attraction, rather than promotion which suggests as 12-step program of recovery. There are no "rules", in the proper sense, and the only requirement to become an AA is the desire to stop drinking.
In recent years, the school of thought which believes that drug abuse has a place in AA has bolstered significantly, and many people with cross-addiction get sober through AA.
It's simple, but not easy. You can't be too stupid for it, but you can be too smart.
It's not for the jelly beans
If you wish to drink, that's your own affair. If you want to stop drinking, Alcoholics Anonymous can help.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a good place to go if you want to stop drinking. If you are an alcoholic, its a good idea not to drink.
It helps some people stay sober, but only through the superficial validation and amnesty for all of their wrongdoings. People in AA believe that nothing they have ever done is their fault, because they are afflicted with an addiction.