Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international mutual aid fellowship founded in 1935. In Zambia, this fellowship of men and women gather and share their experience, strength and hope with each other in order to solve their common problem and recover from alcoholism. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. The primary purpose for Alcoholics Anonymous is to stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety. The meetings takes place three times a week at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross.


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At Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, different groups of people gather to share one purpose which is to help families and friends of alcoholics solve their problem. Every meeting that takes place is strictly anonymous and free, the members do not have to worry about outsiders finding out what is going on in the meetings.
  • Different people with a common problem
  • Confidentiality is practiced
  • Self-supporting through own contributions
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Alcoholics Anonymous meetings assist people overcome alcohol abuse. Each member facing this problem addresses their issues in a comfortable manner that suits them. This programme helps people that have an alcohol problem discover the problem, come to terms with it and find means of dealing with it and how to get rid of the habit.

The Alcoholics Anonymous programme participants follow a set of recovery steps to achieve and maintain abstinence from alcohol. Many of these people use a sponsor to help them through the process. You must be an alcoholic to join AA though anyone can attend open meetings.

At these meetings, you will find alcoholics talking about what drinking has done to their lives and personalities, what actions they have taken to help themselves, and how they are living their lives today.

View meeting times hereWhere the meetings are held

  • Monday- Cathedral of the Holy Cross
  • Friday- Cathedral of the Holy Cross
  • Tuesday- Kalemba Hall

Contact information

Longacres, Lusaka, Zambia
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+260 954 210 446, +260 973 154 222

Opening times

18:00 – 19:00
12:30 – 13:30
17:30 – 18:30