Welcome to Narcotics
Narcotics Anonymous is a global,
12-step program founded in 1953. Since then, NA has helped a great
many addicts learn to live clean on a daily basis. Today, NA members
hold more than 50,000 meetings each week in 130 countries. The
Mid-Carolina Area, encompassing Columbia, SC, and the surrounding
region, hosts nearly 100 meetings per week, and is home to countless
Our name, Narcotics Anonymous, is not meant to imply a focus on any
particular drug; NA’s approach makes no distinction between drugs,
including alcohol. NA is free, and we have no affiliation with any
If you think you have a problem with drugs of any kind, please come
to one of our meetings. This simple act may serve as an introduction
to life without drugs. Narcotics Anonymous meetings offer recovery,
fellowship, and empathy.
As addicts, we know the pain of addiction. But we also know the joy
of recovery found in NA. We hope that you too will find the freedom
from addiction that we in Narcotics Anonymous are experiencing
A Few Helpful Notes Regarding NA Meetings:
- Although meetings may be located at a variety
of publicly accessible buildings, meeting locations do not imply
- There are no fees or dues to attend a NA
meeting. We are self supporting through our own contributions.
- Our meetings generally last 1 hour and are
free of any monitoring or surveillance.
- When you arrive at your first meeting you can
expect to see recovering addicts welcoming each other and
socializing. It is not uncommon for new members to be warmly
- You may see information pamphlets, books and
activity flyers. Feel free to take pamphlets and flyers. Books
are for sale at cost.