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Looking to find suitable AA meetings Rockford IL for your loved one? There are a vast number of options to choose from. Men and women who admit to having a drinking problem and are ready to seek help can find peer support at Al Anon Rockford IL. The program is free and open to all with alcohol problems.

Below Is a List of Some of the Finest AA Meetings Rockford Has to Offer:

  • Aprendiendo a Vivir Alcoholics Anonymous

    1130 Sandford St
    1130 Sandford St, Rockford, Illinois, 61102

    Sunday
    23:59:00
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  • Aprendiendo a Vivir Alcoholics Anonymous

    1130 Sandford St
    1130 Sandford St, Rockford, Illinois, 61102

    Monday
    19:00:00
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  • Aprendiendo a Vivir Alcoholics Anonymous

    1130 Sandford St
    1130 Sandford St, Rockford, Illinois, 61102

    Tuesday
    19:00:00
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  • Aprendiendo a Vivir Alcoholics Anonymous

    1130 Sandford St
    1130 Sandford St, Rockford, Illinois, 61102

    Wednesday
    19:00:00
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  • Aprendiendo a Vivir Alcoholics Anonymous

    1130 Sandford St
    1130 Sandford St, Rockford, Illinois, 61102

    Thursday
    19:00:00
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  • Aprendiendo a Vivir Alcoholics Anonymous

    1130 Sandford St
    1130 Sandford St, Rockford, Illinois, 61102

    Friday
    19:00:00
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  • Aprendiendo a Vivir Alcoholics Anonymous

    1130 Sandford St
    1130 Sandford St, Rockford, Illinois, 61102

    Saturday
    19:00:00
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  • Rockford Alcoholics Anonymous

    607-A W State St
    607-A W State St, Rockford, Illinois, 61112

    Monday
    19:00:00
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  • Rockford Alcoholics Anonymous

    607-A W State St
    607-A W State St, Rockford, Illinois, 61112

    Wednesday
    19:00:00
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  • Rockford Alcoholics Anonymous

    607-A W State St
    607-A W State St, Rockford, Illinois, 61112

    Friday
    19:00:00
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  • Rockford Alcoholics Anonymous

    607-A W State St
    607-A W State St, Rockford, Illinois, 61112

    Saturday
    19:00:00
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  • The Downtown Group Alcoholics Anonymous

    Rockford
    1411 N. Main St, Rockford, Illinois, 61103

    Sunday
    09:00:00
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  • 11th St Our Primary Purpose Alano Club of Rockford

    1210 11th Street, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/1210+11th+Street+Rockford+IL+61101

    Friday
    19:00:00
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  • 11th St Our Primary Purpose New Beginnings

    1210 11th Street, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/1210+11th+Street+Rockford+IL+61101

    Friday
    19:00:00
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  • Aprendiendo A Viva

    2638 11th Street, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/2638+11th+Street+Rockford+IL+61101

    Tuesday
    19:00:00
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  • Central Group Alano Club of Rockford

    1210 11th Street, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/1210+11th+Street+Rockford+IL+61101

    Tuesday
    19:00:00
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  • Central Group New Beginnings

    1210 11th Street, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/1210+11th+Street+Rockford+IL+61101

    Tuesday
    19:00:00
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  • Downtown Group Rockford

    1416 North Main Street, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/1416+North+Main+Street+Rockford+IL+61101

    Monday
    13:00:00
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  • Eastside H O W

    258 North Phelps Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/258+North+Phelps+Avenue+Rockford+IL+61101

    Monday
    12:00:00
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  • Grupo Rockford

    1210 11th Street, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/1210+11th+Street+Rockford+IL+61101

    Saturday
    19:00:00
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  • Healthy Solutions

    4215 East State Street, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/4215+East+State+Street+Rockford+IL+61101

    Tuesday
    12:00:00
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  • McFarland Group

    3555 McFarland Road, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/3555+McFarland+Road+Rockford+IL+61101

    Tuesday
    18:00:00
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  • New Attitudes Rockford

    2233 Charles Street, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/2233+Charles+Street+Rockford+IL+61101

    Monday
    19:00:00
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  • New Beginnings Rockford

    1210 11th Street, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/1210+11th+Street+Rockford+IL+61101

    Monday
    17:30:00
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  • Northeast Group

    3555 McFarland Road, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/3555+McFarland+Road+Rockford+IL+61101

    Monday
    17:30:00
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  • Northern Illinois District 70

    Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/Rockford+IL+61101

    00:00:00
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  • Over Fifties

    1210 11th Street, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/1210+11th+Street+Rockford+IL+61101

    Wednesday
    12:00:00
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  • Primary Purpose Rockford

    810 East State Street, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/810+East+State+Street+Rockford+IL+61101

    Tuesday
    09:00:00
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  • Rainbow Recovery

    4848 Turner Street, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/4848+Turner+Street+Rockford+IL+61101

    Saturday
    11:00:00
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  • Rockford Area Intergroup

    Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/Rockford+IL+61101

    00:00:00
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  • Second Chance Rockford

    4438 South Bend Road, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/4438+South+Bend+Road+Rockford+IL+61101

    Friday
    19:00:00
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  • Upper Room

    894 West Riverside Boulevard, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/894+West+Riverside+Boulevard+Rockford+IL+61101

    Monday
    12:00:00
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  • We Agnostics Rockford

    4848 Turner Street, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/4848+Turner+Street+Rockford+IL+61101

    Sunday
    17:00:00
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  • West End Group

    1325 North Johnston Avenue, Rockford, IL, 61101
    https://www.google.com/maps/place/1325+North+Johnston+Avenue+Rockford+IL+61101

    Friday
    16:00:00
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Please note that AA meeting locations and schedules tend to change often and quickly. Please always check these times to be accurate. If you have new information about an AA meeting, please inform us at [email protected]

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Rockford AA meetings Overview

Al-anon is an internationally recognized fellowship of individuals who admit to having a drinking problem and are in recovery.  They are introduced to the 12 step program which is the principle and most effective resource for recovery. Like every other AA around the world, AA meetings Rockford are self-supporting, apolitical, and accommodate people of all races and social statuses. There’s no age requirement or educational prerequisite for AA. It is completely free and open to anyone that wants to put a stop to their drinking habit or dependency. Contributions are made in the groups to offset expenses.

Alcoholism is a major problem for Illinois and the United States. In 2011 23% of adults indulged in excessive drinking while at least 22.5% of high school students admitted to binge drinking.  This is where AA groups become extremely vital to reforming the populace that is affected by alcohol use over time. Rockford Illinois harbors a good number of well-established AA groups in various locations. A most recurrent question is, how do these groups work, and what can one expect?

How do Alcoholic Anonymous Meetings in Rockford Illinois Look?

There are just a few things to know about Rockford AA meetings, and that is the fact that all meetings have similar programs. The schedules are spread out over the course of the day to provide flexibility and convenience for those that attend in person as well as online attendees. AA Rockford IL meetings are in different categories.

Here Are the Various Categories of Meetings Available:

  • Open Meetings: These meetings are open to everyone. Friends and families can attend, as well as stakeholders and people who would like to observe what usually goes on in these meetings.
  • Closed Meetings: In this case, attendance is strictly for members. That means people with an addiction problem. Anonymity and privacy are allowed for both closed and open meetings.
  • Beginner’s Meeting: First-timers are encouraged to attend the Beginner’s meeting in order to get a firm grasp of how AA works as well as the history and tradition of its community.  Beginner meetings focus on the literature on recovery, fundamentals, and how to avoid relapse. People are allowed to share their experiences so that others may learn from them.
  • 12-Step Meetings: The 12 step guidelines of AA were created by the initial founders of Al-anon, and the guidelines are actions that are absolutely essential in the first year of recovery. They also become part of the program for long-term recovery. Members work through each step and discuss their struggles, insights and successes.
  • The Big Book Meetings: The book “Story of how more than one hundred men have recovered from alcoholism” is the “ Sacred Book” of al-anon and is written by the founders for the sole purpose of teaching the 12 steps as an excellent resource for people in recovery.
  • Single Gender Meetings: there are special meetings for men, women, and people that identify with LGBTQ. This is to foster tolerance and enable gender-sensitive, or sexuality-sensitive conversations.

Getting the Most from an AA Meeting in Rockford, Illinois

To get the best out of AA meetings one needs to be consistent. Statistics show that most people who are consistent in attending AA meetings are the most successful in recovery. Other determining factors are punctuality, ability to socialize and form support networks, and self-discipline.

Need Help that the AA Group Cannot Provide? Find Alcohol Rehab Centers in Rockford, Illinois

AA is a great option for those that desire to control their habits and take back their lives from alcohol abuse. However, there are critical cases of alcoholism that require extensive inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation due to the severity of the cases. These cases are usually directed to fully equipped rehab facilities. Our free 24-hour helpline service is always available to provide counsel on what steps to take, enrolling into a rehab facility, and a list of some of the best rehab facilities to suit your needs.

For people struggling with illicit or prescription substances NA Meetings in Rockford, Illinois are available.

For people seeking inpatient or outpatient treatment options rehab centers in Illinois are also available.


Page Sources

  1. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Prevention Status Report, 2013, Excessive Alcohol Use in Illinois, https://www.cdc.gov/psr/2013/alcohol/2013/il-alcohol.pdf

About Author

Nena Messina, Ph.D.

Nena Messina is a specialist in drug-related domestic violence. She devoted her life to the study of the connection between crime, mental health, and substance abuse. Apart from her work as management at addiction center, Nena regularly takes part in the educational program as a lecturer.