In Bethaltoa, a village in Madison County, Illinois, some of its residents is struggling with a dependence on alcohol. Some are so dependent that they have been diagnosed with alcohol use disorder. Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a medical condition where people fail to consistently control their drinking. People with AUD can get help through multiple forms of treatment including Alcoholics Anonymous. The group support therapy has been proven to be quite effective in treating alcohol addiction. Research has discovered a correlation between AA meeting attendance and successful outcomes. It also revealed that people who are more involved with an AA program tend to do best. During the AA program a lot of emphases is placed on confronting one’s shortcomings primarily self-centeredness. Fundamental elements involved in the recovery process includes admitting to losing control of the consumption of alcohol, creating a “fearless moral inventory of one’s self, making amends for wrongdoings in the past, the belief in a higher power, and passing on the AA message to other people who are addicted to alcohol. If you are a resident of the village and would like support for your alcohol dependency you can find AA meetings in Bethalto on AlcoholicsAnonymous.com. The directory groups meetings by state including AA meetings Illinois.
Bethalto, Illinois AA Meetings
- Please note that AA meeting locations and times tend to change often and quickly, so always check before assuming these times are accurate.
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