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Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a self-help organization. It's patterned after
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). NA groups are made up of people who meet regularly
to help each other stop using drugs and stay drug-free.
NA has replaced the word "alcohol" with "addiction" in AA's 12 steps
to reflect the disease concept of addiction. Through this 12-step program, NA
provides a recovery process and support group for people who are quitting
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerPatrice Burgess, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerPeter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction
Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
Patrice Burgess, MD - Family Medicine & Peter Monti, PhD - Alcohol and Addiction
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