Drug Problem? NA Can Help!
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To everyone seeking help with a drug problem, please note these changes: Due to public health concerns regarding coronavirus and recommendations to limit public gatherings, we offer these alternatives to face-to-face meetings:
Phone Meetings and Online Meetings.
Also, NAWS offers guidelines for groups seeking to provide a safe meeting environment.
The Blue Ridge Area extends through the central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, from Shenandoah and Page counties in the north, through Rockingham and Augusta counties, to Rockbridge County in the south.
BRANA has home groups that host meetings a week in Harrisonburg, Staunton, Waynesboro, Fishersville, Churchville, Raphine, Luray, Mount Jackson, New Market, and Lexington.
Narcotics Anonymous offers only one promise and that is freedom from active addiction, the solution that eluded us for so long.
– Narcotics Anonymous, the Basic Text p.106
The Blue Ridge Area of Narcotics Anonymous takes its name from the mountain range that forms its eastern border and the worldwide fellowship of recovering addicts. When the NA groups began to organize in the early 1980s, the area included most of the state west of Richmond. As more groups formed their own local service structures, BRANA evolved into a five-county area in the central Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.
As part of the worldwide fellowship of Narcotics Anonymous, we are affiliated with the Central Atlantic Region of Narcotics Anonymous and NA World Services.
The Central Atlantic Region provides an overview of its member areas, a statewide meeting schedule, and an events calendar. NAWS offers an international meeting search, an online store to purchase literature and recovery-related products, along with a wealth of support materials for NA groups and areas.
NA is a nonprofit 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 stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs. There is only one requirement for membership, the desire to stop using. We suggest that you keep an open mind and give yourself a break. Our program is a set of principles written so simply that we can follow them in our daily lives. The most important thing about them is that they work. (more)