The Central Ohio Hope Line is (614) 252-1700. Call to talk to someone. Hope is within reach. You may never have to use again! The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using (Tradition 3, from NA’s 12 Traditions).

COACNA stands for the Central Ohio Area Convention of Narcotics Anonymous. It is held once every two years. The next one will be January 3-5, 2020. It is called COACNA 28: The Point of Freedom – Finding Peace Among the Broken Pieces.

Click here to be redirected to our Events Calendar COACNA listing, where you can register for the convention, print paper copies of the registration form, find information on the hotel, maps, and other details. (Note that parking comes with in-and-out privileges; you only pay one flat rate per day no matter how many times you need to come and go.)

Click here to register online for the Convention:

There are many subcommittees within the COACNA Committee such as registration, programming, fundraising, welcoming, treasurer, secretary, hotel & hospitality, merchandising, serenity keepers, arts & graphics, etc. Details are below; please join if you can!

Click here for a copy of the COACNA Policy, version 8, revised October, 2017. 

  COACNA committee members
Chair Ben L / / (614) 580-5128
Vice Chair Open
Treasurer Holly B /
Vice Treasurer Candy C /
Secretary April D /
COACNA            Cmtee            Meeting: Meetings are held at the Livingston Ave Branch Library, 3434 E. Livingston Ave, Columbus, OH 43227.  See calendar below, and always check it before going to future meetings. The meeting locations may change on short notice. We will post it updated info here as soon as possible once it’s received, but it’s always best to confirm meeting times and locations with members of the committee. 
Welcoming Lora A /
Vice Welcoming TBD
Welcoming Cmtee Meeting: TBD
Fundraising Blake G /
Serenity Keeper Sami S /
Vice Serenity TBD
Serenity Cmtee Meeting: TBD
Merchandise Pam M /
Vice Merch Open
Merch Cmtee Meeting: TBD
Programming Donna D / / (609) 582-9328
Vice Program Liz C / email and phone not to be made public
Program Cmtee Meets:   Contact Donna D. for info on meeting dates, etc. 
Meeting flier  Pending
Program Info: Send zip files of speakers to
  Send CDs of speakers to: COACNA 28 / ATTN: Programming / PO # 91191 / Columbus, OH 43209
  Speaker CD/zip file cut off date is July 1, 2019
  Main Speakers: 5 or more years clean time
  Workshop Speakers: 2 or more years clean time
Speaker flyer Click here to get the speaker flier
Registration Yusuf E / / (484) 624-9582
Vice Registration TBD
Registration Cmtee Meeting: TBD
Hotels & Hospitality Both the Chair and Vice Chair positions are open
Arts & Graphics DeVona A /
Vice Arts & Graphics Open

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