Narcotics Anonymous Northern Area

Narcotics Anonymous Northern Area

Narcotics Anonymous
Northern Area

Is your group planning to re-open an in-person meeting?

Information phone line open daily 3pm-10pm

✆ 0300 365 10 10

Information phone line open daily 3pm-10pm

✆ 0300 365 10 10

May 23, 2022
Amends and sponsors
Page 149
“We want to be free of our guilt, but we don’t wish to do so at the expense of anyone else.”
Basic Text, p. 40

Let’s face it: Most of us left trails of destruction in our wakes and harmed anyone who got in our way. Some of the people we hurt most in our addiction were the people we loved most. In an effort to purge ourselves of the guilt we feel for what we’ve done, we may be tempted to share with our loved ones, in gruesome detail, things that are better left unsaid. Such disclosures could do much harm and may do little good.

The Ninth Step is not about easing our guilty consciences; it’s about taking responsibility for the wrongs we’ve done. In working our Eighth and Ninth Steps, we should seek the guidance of our sponsor and amend our wrongs in a manner that won’t cause us to owe more amends. We are not just seeking freedom from remorse-we are seeking freedom from our defects. We never again want to inflict harm on our loved ones. One way to insure that we do not is by working the Ninth Step responsibly, checking our motives, and discussing with our sponsor the particular amends we plan to make before we make them.

Just for Today: I wish to accept responsibility for my actions. Before making any amends, I will talk with my sponsor.
May 23, 2022
Amends and sponsors
Page 149
“We want to be free of our guilt, but we don’t wish to do so at the expense of anyone else.”
Basic Text, p. 40

Let’s face it: Most of us left trails of destruction in our wakes and harmed anyone who got in our way. Some of the people we hurt most in our addiction were the people we loved most. In an effort to purge ourselves of the guilt we feel for what we’ve done, we may be tempted to share with our loved ones, in gruesome detail, things that are better left unsaid. Such disclosures could do much harm and may do little good.

The Ninth Step is not about easing our guilty consciences; it’s about taking responsibility for the wrongs we’ve done. In working our Eighth and Ninth Steps, we should seek the guidance of our sponsor and amend our wrongs in a manner that won’t cause us to owe more amends. We are not just seeking freedom from remorse-we are seeking freedom from our defects. We never again want to inflict harm on our loved ones. One way to insure that we do not is by working the Ninth Step responsibly, checking our motives, and discussing with our sponsor the particular amends we plan to make before we make them.

Just for Today: I wish to accept responsibility for my actions. Before making any amends, I will talk with my sponsor.
May 23, 2022
Amends and sponsors
Page 149
“We want to be free of our guilt, but we don’t wish to do so at the expense of anyone else.”
Basic Text, p. 40

Let’s face it: Most of us left trails of destruction in our wakes and harmed anyone who got in our way. Some of the people we hurt most in our addiction were the people we loved most. In an effort to purge ourselves of the guilt we feel for what we’ve done, we may be tempted to share with our loved ones, in gruesome detail, things that are better left unsaid. Such disclosures could do much harm and may do little good.

The Ninth Step is not about easing our guilty consciences; it’s about taking responsibility for the wrongs we’ve done. In working our Eighth and Ninth Steps, we should seek the guidance of our sponsor and amend our wrongs in a manner that won’t cause us to owe more amends. We are not just seeking freedom from remorse-we are seeking freedom from our defects. We never again want to inflict harm on our loved ones. One way to insure that we do not is by working the Ninth Step responsibly, checking our motives, and discussing with our sponsor the particular amends we plan to make before we make them.

Just for Today: I wish to accept responsibility for my actions. Before making any amends, I will talk with my sponsor.

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Virtual meetings (blue), physically reopened meetings (orange), and hybrid meetings (purple) are viewable below.

For navigating to a physical meeting – using the Map button will provide you with precise GPS co-ordinates.

You can find a list of all the meetings in Ireland here.

The NA Ireland website also has an up-to-date list of meetings throughout the island.

Online Meetings

Physical Meetings

The UKNA.org website has a meetings list and meetings search for the UK Region (England, Scotland & Wales)

Information phone line open daily 3pm-10pm

✆ 0300 365 10 10

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