Central Ohio Area of Narcotics Anonymous

Office Hours & Location
Next Meeting: 6:00 pm U Grow Girl Group - OSU East Hospital - Talbot Hall

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Area Office Hours






Monday

4-6PM

Tuesday

CLOSED

Wednesday

4-6 PM

Thursday

3-6 PM

Friday

11AM - 1PM

Saturday

10AM - 1PM

Sunday

CLOSED








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1313 East Broad Street,
Columbus, Ohio 43205
Phone: 614.252.1700

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Meetings on Monday, April 24


6:00 pm U Grow Girl Group
OSU East Hospital - Talbot Hall
1441 Phale D Hale Dr , Columbus

6:30 pm Addicts in Recovery
Just for Today Drop In Center
1008 East Livingston Ave, Columbus

7:00 pm Write On Group
Columbus Public Health Department
240 Parsons Avenue, Room 119C, Columbus

7:30 pm Wecovery Meeting Group Monday
Hoge Presbyterian Church
2930 W Broad St, Columbus


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Area Office Hours


Monday 4-6PM
Tuesday CLOSED
Wednesday 4-6 PM
Thursday 3-6 PM
Friday 11AM - 1PM
Saturday 10AM - 1PM
Sunday CLOSED


Please visit our Area Office Page for a map or click the "Office Hours & Location" link at the top of the page.

Newsletter



Welcome to the Cleanzine



Welcome to the Winter Issue of the CLEANZINE, our area newsletter. The primary purpose of our newsletter is to carry the message of hope and recovery to all sick and suffering addicts.


The theme of this issue is “identify not compare.” I went to a speaker meeting last week. One thing I found particularly insightful was the speaker's suggestion to focus on the similarities between addicts, not the differences. Differences are easy to spot. Age, race, sexual identity, drug of choice, and length of addiction are all things that can separate us from our program, if I choose to compare. Instead, if I choose to identify with the stories and experience of addicts around me, I can strengthen my recovery.


In this winter issue of the Central Ohio Area of Narcotics Anonymous Cleanzine we are examining the similarities that bring us together in recovery. Two addicts recount their stories and how they used the program to recover. Another piece examines and reflects on steps six through nine, offering insight and experience. Additionally, we have a beautiful poem written by one of our area's members. And finally, we've included the December Area Service Committee chairperson's report.

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Just For Today

April 24, 2017

Twelve steps of life

Page 118

"Through abstinence and through working the Twelve Steps of Narcotics Anonymous, our lives have become useful."

Basic Text, p. 8

Before coming to Narcotics Anonymous, our lives were centered around using. For the most part, we had very little energy left over for jobs, relationships, or other activities. We served only our addiction.

The Twelve Steps of Narcotics Anonymous provide a simple way to turn our lives around. We start by staying clean, a day at a time. When our energy is no longer channeled into our addiction, we find that we have the energy to pursue other interests. As we grow in recovery, we become able to sustain healthy relationships. We become trustworthy employees. Hobbies and recreation seem more inviting. Through participation in Narcotics Anonymous, we help others.

Narcotics Anonymous does not promise us that we will find good jobs, loving relationships, or a fulfilling life. But when we work the Twelve Steps to the best of our ability, we find that we can become the type of people who are capable of finding employment, sustaining loving relationships, and helping others. We stop serving our disease, and begin serving God and others. The Twelve Steps are the key to transforming our lives.

Just for Today: I will have the wisdom to use the Twelve Steps in my life, and the courage to grow in my recovery I will practice my program to become a responsible, productive member of society.

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Did You Know?

NA was simultaneously started in California and New York? New York had more focus on autonomy of groups, while the California version had a more unified approach which eventually succeeded.