Welcome to AA in Albany County!

Welcome to AA in Albany County!

What is AA?

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.


What’s District 1?

District 1 of HMB Area 48 covers approximately the area of Albany County in New York State. On this website you can find information on our district committee meeting, local events, and others ways to be of service in Albany county.  See the Service tab for more information!

Step of the Month

step 11 from 12 steps and 12 traditions page 9

“Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.”

Meditation and prayer main channels to Higher Power. Connection between self-examination and meditation and prayer. An unshakable foundation for life. How shall we meditate? Meditation has no boundaries. An individual adventure. First result is emotional balance. What about prayer? Daily petitions for understanding of God’s will and grace to carry it out. Actual results of prayer are beyond question. Rewards of meditation and prayer.