Tools for Living

12 Step History

Links to AA History Information

Understanding how the program of recovery developed is a very important part of ensuring that it is passed on to others as it was intended. The resources here will help you gain a full understanding of what the founders had in mind as they were developing the Program that has come to save millions of lives over the past 70 years.

The AA History section of the site is currently being developed to include a large collection of articles and photographs related to the history of the Program. Please check back frequently to view new additions.

Below you will find some links to other sites featuring a wealth of information about AA history. We welcome your input about additional history sites that would be informative for our visitors.

Articles & Presentations

These articles and presentations provide important information about the history and roots of AA.