Are you struggling with addiction?
You’re not alone. Narcotics Anonymous is a 12-step fellowship that can help you recover from addiction. We offer a safe and supportive space where you can find help and healing.
Attending your first NA meeting can be a little daunting, but it’s nothing to be afraid of. We’re a welcoming and inclusive space, and everyone is here to help each other.
Here are some things to keep in mind when you attend your first meeting:
- You don’t have to say anything if you don’t want to. You can just listen and observe.
- Everyone is here for the same reason: to get help and to help others.
- We are all in this together.
If you are struggling with addiction, please don’t hesitate to reach out for help. Narcotics Anonymous can help you get on the road to recovery.
We encourage you to attend your first Narcotics Anonymous meeting. We know it can be hard, especially when everything feels downright impossible right now. But we also know that you may find that you have the overwhelming urge to keep coming back afterward, growing on a new path in recovery, and accepting a new way of life.
Remember, we are all in this together. Addiction is a powerful disease, but we also know that recovery is possible.
Who are we? NA (Narcotics Anonymous) is a non-profit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other to stay clean. There are no dues or fees. The only requirement for membership is the desire to stop using. You don’t...
At your first NA meeting you may discover that: Meetings typically last between 1 to 1½ hours. No one has the right to say you can or can’t belong. You are a member when you say you are. When you arrive at your first meeting you can expect to see recovering addicts welcoming each other and socializing. It is not...
An Introduction to NA Meetings What can I expect at a NA meeting? If you’re planning to go to a Narcotics Anonymous meeting for the first time, it might be nice to know what to expect. The information here is meant to give you an understanding of what happens in our meetings. The words we use and the way we act might...
What is a Sponsor? NA relies on the “therapeutic value of one addict helping another.” A Sponsor is an experienced member who offers guidance and support through the Twelve Steps. How do I get a Sponsor? To get a Sponsor, all we need to do is ask. While this is simple, it may not be easy. Many of us are afraid to ask...