Cahokia was named after one of the clans of the ancient confederacy of Illini who encountered early French explorers in the area. The village in St. Clair County, Illinois, has several residents who are dependent on alcohol. To address this issue the village has Alcoholics Anonymous or AA meetings in Cahokia locations to offer support to these residents. AA has become the gold standard method for addressing almost all aspects of addiction. AA programs can be found in states across America. The group support therapy has since evolved from its humble beginnings in 1935 to become the world’s most successful mutual aid organization with more than one million participants in more than 100,000 groups from over 150 countries worldwide. AA has been so common that many addictions and recovery organizations have emulated it including Narcotics Anonymous, Debtors Anonymous, and Cocaine Anonymous. Through the renowned 12-Steps program, AA encourages its participants to be responsible for their addiction, personal shortcomings, and mistakes they have made in their past plus take absolute responsibility for their rehabilitation. The program also helps participants to strive for a spiritual transformation by utilizing prayer and meditation. AlcoholicsAnonymous.com groups AA meetings by state including AA meetings Illinois. The directory is updated frequently.
Cahokia, Illinois AA Meetings
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