Drug Rehab and Narcotics Anonymous
The 12-step recovery model is the most recognized method of success in sobriety. Most people have heard about Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) but not everyone has heard of Narcotics Anonymous (NA). NA is derived from the 12-step basis of Alcoholics Anonymous that is based on the idea of reliance on a Higher Power to relieve the obsession of drug addiction and alcoholism. This is achieved through working the 12 steps. People who are in recovery for drug addiction may be better able to relate at drug rehab and Narcotics Anonymous meetings than Alcoholics Anonymous. While the principles are the same, the discussion topics are different. AA generally discourages discussion of drugs at meetings geared toward the nature of alcoholism. When researching drug rehabs to attend, it’s a good idea to ask if there are Narcotics Anonymous meetings available to attend.