Nar-Anon Family Groups Suffolk Area, Long Island
What is Nar-Anon?
A worldwide fellowship of relatives and friends of addicts who believe their lives have been affected by someone else’s addiction.
A mutual support recovery program based on the Twelve Steps of Nar-Anon.
A non-professional fellowship whose members share their experience, strength, and hope to solve their common problems.
A recovery program with the anonymity of all Nar-Anon and NA members protected.
A spiritual program that is compatible with all religious beliefs or none.
A program with the single purpose of helping relatives and friends of addicts, whether the addict is still using or not.
Compatible with professional treatment.
Free of Charge and self-supported through member‘s voluntary contributions. There are no dues or fees for membership.
Nar-Anon Is Not:
Allied with any sect, denomination, political entity, organization, or institution.
Involved in any outside issues, neither endorsing nor opposing any cause.
Affiliated with NA, although Nar-Anon cooperates with NA.
A religious organization, treatment center, counseling agency, or teaching program.
Conducted by professionals.
A replacement for professional treatment.
How Do I Join Nar-Anon? Joining is easy; just attend a meeting. There are no dues or fees. The only requirement for membership is that there is a problem of addiction in a relative or friend. Nar-Anon is not affiliated with any other organization or outside entity. What Does It Cost? Nar-Anon has no dues or fees. Each group is self-supporting and collects donations that are used for local expenses such as room rent and supplies. Group and member donations support the Nar-Anon World Service Office. Is Literature Available? Nar-Anon publications are based upon the shared experience of our membership and their application of Nar-Anon’s principles to their lives.