Albuquerque Alcoholics Anonymous

October 16-17: NMCYPAA 2020 Conference

NMCYPAA 2020  – New Mexico Conference for Young People in AATitle: “Match Calamity with Serenity”Dates: October 16-17Program and Zoom Info coming soon.  Please check for updates!

September 28: Desert Club Re-Opening

Effective Monday, September 28th, the Desert Club will reopen with the same restrictions that were in place during the last opening. ·      Masks must be worn at all times ·      6’ Social distancing will be observed, when possible ·      Regular use of disinfectant (which is provided by the club) ·      Maximum of 20 members in a meeting ·      No coffee or food allowed Please watch this space for more details about the re-opening!

In-Person Meeting Attendance Limits: 25%

Central Office has received updated guidance – from an official with the State of New Mexico – stating that in-person meetings are subject to an attendance limit of 25% of facility capacity. Masks MUST be worn. If you are feeling ill, or have any symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend an in-person meeting. COVID-19 symptoms may be found here. While this is wonderful news, please take your responsibilities to limit the spread of COVID-19 seriously. Thank you.

November 7th: 13th Annual Newcomers Workshop

The 13th Annual Newcomers Workshop will be held on November 7th, 2020, 10:00am – 11:30am. It will be a Zoom meeting. See the Event listing for more information. Click on “Full Post” to get the links. This is a workshop for newcomers or AA members with any length of sobriety. There will be 6 speakers who are in their first 18 month of sobriety and each speaker will cover a topic that is important for every newcomer’s sobriety. Send an email to for more information. To register, please download the flyer, and use the link at the bottom of

New Page: On-Line Resources

AA Intergroup has a very useful site for helping with finding on-line meetings, attending them, and managing them. We are putting all information about AA online onto a new page (look at the top of this page).

September 26: Women’s Sobrietyfest

The 2020 Women’s Sobrietyfest will be held September 26, 2020, with the theme “The Spiritual Life is Not a Theory”. More information is available at their website; the flier is here, and a version of the flier with black-and-white artwork is here.

Practicing our 7th Tradition during the Pandemic

During these times, how do we responsibly practice self-support, our Seventh Tradition? AA’s General Service Office (GSO) has published a letter and a video emphasizing how important supporting AA is when “passing the basket” isn’t always possible. Please have a look, and consider supporting your District, your Area, your Central Office, and our GSO. Thank you.

Central Office Re-Opening May 25th! (with restrictions)

Beginning May 25th, Albuquerque Central Office will return to regular business hours, and volunteer staff will be present to assist with sales and telephone responsibilities. Volunteers and coordinators will wear face masks and rubber gloves. Please, note the following restrictions:1. Only one customer at a time in the office. You will be asked to wait until the previous customer has left before entering the office. 2. You MUST wear a mask in the office.3. You MUST observe social distancing in the office. No wandering, please.If you prefer, you can request curbside pickup of purchases. Call your purchase to (505) 266-1900,