Although ACA has it’s own program it’s essential to recognise and give due respect to Alcoholics Anonymous since it’s founder Bill Wilson is the primary author of the 12 steps of recovery – from which all 12 step programs take their Steps and Traditions. The UAE has a flourishing Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous communities.
In the UAE, you can find the following groups online. Others are available, but their web presence is limited. For more information, feel free to get in touch.
Alcoholics Anonymous: https://www.aauae.net
Narcotics Anonymous: http://nauae.org