NA is a fellowship of men and women who come together for the purpose of sharing their recovery from drug abuse. NA members are working together in a spirit of unity and cooperation to carry their message of recovery. The only requirement for membership is the desire to stop using. NA members share their successes and challenges in overcoming active addiction and living drug-free, productive lives through the application of principles contained within the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of NA. Information is available in several languages, on audio tapes and in Braille.
NA has meetings for young people, women and other groups.
Founded 1953. Over 61,000 in-person groups in US and 129 countries.