The Narcotics Anonymous program
Narcotics Anonymous (N.A.) is a twelve-step program of recovery from drug addiction, modeled on Alcoholics Anonymous. It describes itself as a nonprofit "fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem", and it is the second-largest 12-step organization in existence. The program is group-oriented, and is based on the Twelve S"teps and the Twelve Traditions, adapted from Alcholics Anonymous (A.A.).
The only requirement for membership is "a desire to stop using," and members "meet regularly to help each other stay clean," where "clean" is defined as complete abstinence from all mood and mind altering substances (including alcohol). Membership in N.A. is free, and there are no dues or fees. The foundation of the Narcotics Anonymous program is the twelve steps and twelve traditions.
Narcotics Anonymous "has no opinion on outside issues," including those of politics, science, or medicine, and does not endorse any outside organization or institution. The fellowship does not promote itself, but rather attracts new members through public information and outreach. N.A. groups and areas supply outside organizations with factual information regarding the N.A. program, and individual members may carry the N.A. message to hospitals and institutions, such as treatment centers and jails.
Regular meetings, hosted by N.A. groups, are the basic unit of the N.A. Fellowship. Meetings are held in a variety of places such as church meeting rooms, libraries, hospitals, community centers, parks, or any other place that can accommodate a meeting.
There are two basic types of meetings, "open" and "closed". Anyone is welcome to attend an open meeting, while closed meetings are limited to addicts and to people who think they may have a problem with drugs.
Special Events & News
|You Otter Be Clean Just FOUR Today|
|August 20, 2020, 5:00pm – August 23, 2020, 12:00pm|
|Otter Lake County Park 35309 170th Ave, Stanley, WI 54768, USA Check-in anytime after 5 PM on Thursday August 20 Come enjoy camping, fun, fellowship, speakers, pontoon meetings, campfire meetings, group workshops, guided meditations, swimming, fishing, kuub, bean bag toss, volleyball, and of course the notorious s’ mores bar. Full Site $125 - Campers and popups MUST purchase a full site. Per park rules up to 6 adults/2 tents and/or campers per full site. Individual $25 - You will be camping with other individuals. Per park rules 6 adults/2 tents per site. NO CAMPERS OR POPUPS for individual campsites. One registration form needed per individual camper. Friday Pass $5— Campout access for attending meetings and workshops on Friday. Saturday Pass $10 — Campout access for attending picnic, meetings, and workshops on Saturday. (Please plan accordingly as we will not be able to take credit/debit cards at the campout.)|
|Noon Online CVA NA Meetings|
|Every Thursday at Noon|
|Please join us for an Narcotics Anonymous meeting. Please click below. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/3811195767|
|Nightly Online CVA NA Meetings|
|Every Night at 6:45 PM|
|Please join us for a nightly JFT topic meeting. Please click below. Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/3811195767|
Our local area meetings page
Access our local events calendar
Information about NA for professionals
Useful Narcotics Anonymous links
Online literature from the world Narcotics Anonymous site
Information about local service opportunities in Hospitals and Institutions
Chippewa Valley Area Committee Meeting Minutes
Chippewa Valley Area's Policies & Procedures document and other important documents