Alcoholics Anonymous is believed to have been established in the Bahamas sometime in the 1960's. The Bahamas is made up of 700 island and cays with the majority of the country's population located on 20 islands. AA groups exist on several islands around the Bahamas with the largest concentration of meetings being on the capital island of New Providence (also known as Nassau). All meetings are held in English (sometimes with strong Bahamian accents). AA in the Bahamas is part of AA Area 15-District 16.
Do you think you have a problem with alcohol? Do you need help? Then you've come to the right place, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
How to get in contact with AA in the Bahamas? Email contact information: email@example.com Please note AA does not have an intergroup office or call centre currently operational.
Travel Tip: If you are travelling to the Bahamas you may want to consider downloading Whatsapp on your smartphone. Whatsapp will allow you to text/call local AA members for free via Wifi connections. Most locals use Whatsapp to communicate for free.
AA History in the Bahamas:
AA in the Bahamas is mentioned in the Area 15 "Book of Motions" in June 1967: "That District 8 be entitled to add one additional committee member (to be from the Bahamas)." Also in June 1967 the Bahamas was invited to become a part of the South Florida Conference as a part of District 8. In October 1992 a motion was passed "that the Bahamas become District 16 of the South Florida Area."
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