Narcotics Anonymous 6th Edition, Kindle Edition Highlight, take notes, and search in the book; Length: pages; Word Wise: Enabled; Enhanced. Narcotics Anonymous (NA) describes itself as a “nonprofit fellowship or society of men and . The Basic Text called Narcotics Anonymous is divided into two books . .. NA groups who use a self-produced version of the Basic Text that has come to be known as the Baby Blue which is basically the Third Edition, Revised Basic . 1 Oct the first changes to our book in two decades. It was approved All manuscripts submitted become the property of Narcotics Anonymous World.

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It is similar in organization to an ASC, but is further removed from the day-to-day activities of individual home groups. The membership survey showed the range from less than one year up to 54 years, with a mean average of 8.

The basic text is numbered and limited edition. When the Approval Draft came out on September 1,7, copies were distributed 4, copies were mailed and 3, copies were electronic copies downloaded by members. Professional editors and writers were hired in to improve the Basic Text so that it was more consistent in tone and style. Each Group elects any number of leaders, or “trusted servants”, to serve the needs of the Group they made include: Book is pre-owned and in very good condition.

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. These meetings are not exclusionary, as any addict is welcome at any NA meeting. The 6th edition of the NA Basic Text was approved with over forty new “personal stories” from around the world.

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Archived from the original PDF on August 16, Inthe first London meeting opened in Millman Street, Chelsea, with around six members and a second followed months later. Many useful topics covered, whether your new. World services is accountable to its member regions, who are in turn responsible anonymuos member areas.


Area service committees directly support member groups and often put on special events, such as dances and picnics.

Archived from the original on January 8, In NA, it does not matter what substance you used, and alcohol is seen as a drug. Meeting formats vary, but often include time devoted to the reading aloud of NA literature regarding the issues involved in living life clean which is written by and for members of NA. Forums Experiences of people working the steps.

Anonymous books, a Fifth Edition 5thand a Sixth 6th Edition. A motion for a project to create a new book was put to the World Service Conference in anonjmous conference cycle. The first 10 chapters were to remain the same. This section needs expansion. Nearly patients participated in the study. For the steps below, you can click on the More about Visually inspected with no signs of wear anonymoys tear.

Then the addict celebrating will have his or her sponsor or boko friend or family member, give them a medallion at which time the friend will share some of the celebrating addict’s achievements during the last year, or from during the entire course of his or her recovery.

One issue with this study is that there was significant attrition of patients, with significantly larger numbers of dropouts from the TSF groups than from the others. This is achieved through annual or biannual Zonal Forum meetings together with development visits to NA groups and members in other countries.

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Zonal Forums help NA groups, areas or regions to work together to translate literature, inform the local community about NA and create new service committees. Retrieved from ” https: It Works How and Why: CA’s program involves abstaining from cocaine “and all other mind-altering substances”, thus taking the same stance as NA pertaining to abstinence from all drugs, including alcohol and marijuana.


Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. World Service Office, Inc. Archived from the original PDF on Other symptoms include obsessioncompulsiondenialand self-centeredness.

The only suggested guidelines are that this power be “loving, caring, and greater than one’s self and more powerful than the disease of addiction”. Narcotics Anonymous by A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. The only sure indicator of the program’s success in attracting members is the rapid growth in the number of registered Narcotics Anonymous meetings in recent decades and the rapid spread of Narcotics Anonymous outside North America.

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Also shop in Also shop in. Many of the issues dealt with by RSCs are the same ones that will come before the World Service Conference, with the RSC being the best way for local groups to help bok policies that will affect NA as a whole.

This office handles the production of all approved literature, provides resources for projects approved by the WSC and also provides limited services to the fellowship as a whole. There are, however, some objective measures that can be shared based on data obtained from members attending one of NA world conventions ; the diversity of membership, especially ethnic background, seems to be representative of the geographic location of the survey.

The fellowship does not promote itself, but rather attracts new members through public information and outreach.