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Find AA meetings in De Kalb, Illinois
DeKalb is a city in DeKalb County, Illinois; the town was named for Franconian-French war hero Johann de Kalb, who died during the American Revolutionary War. If you have an alcohol use disorder and live in DeKalb County, our online directory of aa meetings in DeKalb may help you locate an addiction recovery program near you.
An addiction recovery program, Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), is aimed at helping those who wish to stop drinking alcohol find hope through its 12-step programs. There is hope for AA members worldwide, as those who have worked the 12 Steps and acquired a sponsor have experienced miracles, which helped them in their recovery. In addition to learning how to work the 12 Steps, newcomers can benefit from the sponsorship program offered by experienced members of AA. The sponsor-mentee relationship is a 1:1 mentoring relationship that usually takes place through face-to-face meetings, telephone calls, and attending AA meetings Illinois together. Relationships between sponsors and sponsees are beneficial to both parties. The ability to stay sober long-term is directly related to one’s actions, as AA founders realized very early on. As the AA saying goes, “it works when you work it,” referring to the action steps, like working the 12-Steps and helping new group members get sober. In the AA fellowship assisting new members ensures that the “old-timers” maintain their sobriety.