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Narcotics Anonymous New Zealand

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a global organisation of recovering addicts.

NA members are men and women from all walks of life for whom drugs had become a major problem, who meet regularly to help each other stay clean, and recover from the effects of addiction in their lives.


Narcotics Anonymous Group Meetings

Programme Areas

Addictions - drug & alcohol

Programme Type

Peer support (AOD), Advocacy / group / family whanau support (AOD)


All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Youth, Adult, Older adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, Corrections

Referral Process

Please call 0800 NA TODAY (0800 628 632) – you will have the opportunity to leave a message for our Public Relations Co-ordinator, or for an NA member who can help answer any questions you may have.

Click here to find a meeting near you.


If using drugs is causing problems in your life maybe NA can help. NA is made up of addicts who are trying to help each other recover from using drugs and make changes in their lives.

Maybe you have already heard something about NA, maybe this is your first look at NA. Either way you’re welcome to come along to a meeting, meet some of our members and find out for yourself if NA has something to offer you.

Attending an NA meeting for the first time can be hard. To find out about what happens at NA meetings please read Going to your first NA meeting. Remember, everyone at the meeting attended their first meeting as well and will be likely to remember how that was.

NA members come from all walks of life and range in age from teenagers to people who are retired. There are no requirements to subscribe to any religious belief although our steps do talk about God and a Higher Power. Some of our members are atheist and some are agnostic – recovery works for them too.

Within NA literature and between our members, we refer to addiction being a disease. While we are not personally responsible for having the disease of addiction, we are responsible for our recovery. We choose to recover by attending meetings, working the 12 Steps, finding and talking to a sponsor, helping other addicts get and stay clean and by reading and studying NA literature.


Meetings take place every week of the year, including public holidays.

Click here to find times for a meeting near you.


No fees apply


Contact Details

  • Email Northern Area

  • Email Central Area

  • Email Southern Area

  • Regional Service Committee (national)

This page was last updated at 11:39AM on June 30, 2020. This information is reviewed and edited by Narcotics Anonymous New Zealand.