Meeting at a church on a friday night is not usual for most college students, but it is for the members of an alcoholics anonymous (aa) women's group in my hometown a square room with windows, two couches, and an odd assortment of chairs, the space is the home for a vast array of women who meet. People attending an na meeting with a meeting the paper, sometimes referred to as a court card (when we use the terms meeting attendance card or court card we mean any one of an assortment of signature cards or other papers a person narcotics anonymous as a whole when it draws members away other meetings the image of. #31 meeting attendance cards this paper, written in 2002, is meant to serve as a response to the numerous inquiries we have received from groups regarding meeting attendance cards the meeting attendance card phenomenon is multinational in scope. Alcoholics anonymous, narcotics anonymous, or al-anon 1) do you agree to attend 4 open meetings of alcoholics anonymous, narcotics anonymous, or al-anon if you plan to attend a different type of support group, have you received approval from your instructor yes, i plan to attend four open meetings of alcoholics anonymous 2) briefly describe the.
Narcotics anonymous was established in response to the success of alcoholics anonymous na provides support for those attempting to recover from drugs other than just alcohol na was officially founded in los angeles in 1953, and has spread to thousands of locations in 129 countries. Courtney wendelewski alcoholics anonymous reaction paper nur 435 3/21/11 in the weeks prior to attending to the alcoholics anonymous meeting, i was very hesitant to go i had attended a few aa meetings many years ago with my aunt. Title: i attended narcotics anon alcoholics anon meeting aa meeting greenville a united methodist church a friday night the na meeting greenville a wednesday evening sc i insights reaction papers follow based 3 peer reviewed professional journal references include 6 page wrap paper. Narcotics anonymous (na) is an addiction recovery organization that was founded in 1953 there is no cost to attend, and the program is open to anyone who wants to overcome any substance dependence the na recovery method uses 12 steps that emphasize reliance on social support and a higher power.
Narcotics anonymous meetings: ethnographic research study the focus of this ethnographic research study is the examination of narcotic anonymous meetings this will be accomplished through a participatory observational approach in the formation of a portrait of individuals one would occasion to meet at a narcotics anonymous meeting. I'm taking the required health class in my first semester back to college my assignment this week in that class was to go to an open alcoholics anonymous meeting as an observer and write about my observations and thoughts on the meeting and it's structure. By: rose pollard, ba when asked to complete a group observation assignment for a social work practice class at ohio university, i automatically thought of a local support group, specifically, a narcotics anonymous (na) meeting in my hometown. Reaction paper to attending a narcotics anonymous meeting term paper narcotics anonymous: twelve steps to recovery by faye stottrup 15 november 2001 stottrup 1 the basis of the narcotics anonymous recovery program is a series of personal activities known as the twelve steps, adapted from alcoholics anonymous. Lane - narcotics anonymous meeting so i went to an na meeting tonight there were about 30 people present, some who lived at the treatment facility and some who came on an outpatient basis the group was about half white and half black, about half men and half women the amount of time the members had been sober varied from 1 day to.
The purpose of this paper, abridged from the forthcoming new edition of slaying the dragon: challenges of the great depression, the history of narcotics anonymous (na) is best understood lexington as a voluntary patient, began attending the addicts anonymous meetings, and went on to achieve stable recovery20 houston s. Aa/na support group meeting attend an “open” alcoholics anonymous (aa) or narcotics anonymous (na) meeting at the location of your choice open meeting schedules can be found at: complete a 2-page (double space, times new roman 12- font) review of and reaction to your experience. Narcotics anonymous meetings welcome visits from your client groups—in fact, our literature says that the newcomer is the most important person at any meeting if you would like to take a client group to visit an na meeting, just call your local phoneline and find out when and where the nearest meeting is being held. #31 meeting attendance cards this paper, written in 2002, is meant to serve as a response to the numerous inquiries we have received from groups regarding meeting attendance cards. Narcotics anonymous 12 step program last night, i attended a narcotics anonymous meeting this was not quite a new experience for me, be my late father was an alcoholic and narcotics addict that died of cirrhosis later on in my life this is why i identified myself with them.
Narcotics anonymous (na) meeting reaction paper denisha hightower morgan state university dr anthony estreet 4/15/15 the narcotics anonymous meeting which i attended was named 7 days of na which was located on 1212 north wolfe street at an organization called dee’s place. For assignment two i decided to check out a narcotics anonymous meeting i chose na because of the fact that i have had experiences with narcotics throughout my whole life with friends and family i live in the bronx so i thought it would be a good idea to go somewhere local as opposed to going an hour into manhattan. I’m two weeks into my psychiatry clerkship, sitting quietly in the back of a crowded alcoholics anonymous meeting and watching a middle-aged man discuss his past struggles with alcoholism.
Alcoholics anonymous reaction paper when i saw the alcoholics anonymous assignment on our syllabus earlier this semester i thought, oh my god, i have to go to some stupid aa meeting in the weeks prior to attending the meeting, i was very nervous about attending it because i did not know what to expect. I recently attended my first aa meeting it surpassed many of my expectations however it ruined others and left me slightly dumbfounded my imagination, with the help of television and movies, painted a picture in my mind of what an aa meeting would be like. Twelve-step programs such as alcoholics anonymous (aa) have saved many lives since bill w and dr bob first got sober in 1935 although aa meetings are occasionally depicted in films or on television, nothing can compare to the experience of attending a meeting firsthand for people who are. Narcotics anonymous: twelve steps to recovery essay sample the basis of the narcotics anonymous recovery program is a series of personal activities known as the twelve steps, adapted from alcoholics anonymous.
We chose to sit in on a narcotics anonymous meeting the following defines narcotics, addiction, and talks about the overall meeting and my views of the meeting narcotics are drugs that can depress the central nervous system. 12-step meeting reaction paper objective the objective of this study is to write a reaction on a 12-step meeting of alcoholics anonymous with the focus of the meeting being attitude modification the meeting attended was the stairway group meeting in decatur, alabama.