NA Meetings in Santa Cruz, California

When people consider getting individualized treatment for drug addiction, they might wonder, "What will happen to me after rehab?" After all, it's hard work to beat an addiction, and you do not want to suffer a relapse after you have done everything in rehab to start healing and get sober. Post-rehab support is crucial, and programs such as Narcotics Anonymous (NA) have proven effective in keeping those who have completed a customized rehab program on the path of sobriety. If you live in Santa Cruz, CA, you will find that there is no shortage of scheduled NA meetings. Santa Cruz recovering addicts like you should know how NA and other programs can help you so that you will be well-prepared for life after rehab.

Narcotics Anonymous and You

Narcotics Anonymous is a 12-step drug recovery program that is modeled on the evident success of Alcoholics Anonymous. By turning to a higher power and other recovering addicts for assistance, those who attend NA meetings in Santa Cruz find the strength they need to stay away from the drugs that sent them into rehab in the first place. NA takes seriously the idea that addiction is a personal and social problem, and it helps participants develop the skills they need to turn down drugs when the temptation arises. The program is nonsectarian; your higher power can be anything greater than yourself that helps you stay clean. This has enabled NA to effectively assist people from many different religious backgrounds.

But NA is not for everyone. Some may have scruples about the religious overtones of Santa Cruz NA meetings. Others might be looking for meetings that operate on a different schedule or follow a different format. Whatever the case may be, there are other ongoing recovery opportunities besides NA meetings. Santa Cruz recovering addicts like you can also be matched to programs for ongoing recovery that are sponsored by civic, government, or religious organizations. The treatment facilities in our recovery network can pair you up with one of these options, and our client care specialists are also available to assist you.

Finding the Right Solution

While NA is a good option for addicts in recovery, attending NA meetings in Santa Cruz isn't the best way for those who are still using drugs to get clean. If you haven't yet sought treatment in a customized addiction recovery program, Better Addiction Care can help. We work to help addicts find detox treatment and addiction counseling through traditional as well as alternative rehab programs. After your treatment program is over, we'll provide a recovery team that can help you transition back home and find Santa Cruz NA meetings or another ongoing recovery option. Call today or fill out our contact form to get pre- and post-rehab help nationwide.

Barrios Unidos

Burning Desire Group Discussion/Participation
Sunday
08:00 PM

Barrios Unidos

Frontline Group Discussion/Participation
Wednesday
08:00 PM

Barrios Unidos

H.O.W. Group Discussion/Participation, Speaker
Thursday
08:00 PM

Basement, 1080 Building

Wed. Night at Emmeline Group Non-Smoking, Discussion/Participation, Speaker
Wednesday
06:00 PM

Calvary Episcopal Church

Last Call Group Non-Smoking, Candlelight, Discussion/Participation, Speaker
Friday
10:30 PM

Cowell Student Health Center, UCSC

Meeting in the Trees Group Discussion/Participation, Speaker
Thursday
07:30 PM

Emeline Building

Sunday Nooner Group Discussion/Participation
Sunday
12:00 PM

Emeline Building

Moms In Recovery Group Discussion/Participation
Friday
06:00 PM

First Methodist Church

In The Solution Group Discussion/Participation
Monday
08:00 PM

First Presbyterian Church

It Works for Women Group Non-Smoking, Discussion/Participation, It Works Study, Women
Wednesday
08:00 PM

First Presbyterian Church

Came to Believe Group Discussion/Participation, Speaker
Thursday
08:00 PM

Garfield Park Church

Relapse No More Group
Sunday
06:00 PM

Garfield Park Church

Thursday Garfield Park Group Speaker, Discussion/Participation
Thursday
08:00 PM

Live Oak Senior Center

Step Study Group
Sunday
08:00 PM

Live Oak Senior Center

Living with Illness Group Non-Smoking, Discussion/Participation, Topic
Wednesday
06:00 PM

Live Oak Senior Center

Women Together Group Non-Smoking, Discussion/Participation, Speaker, Women
Thursday
06:00 PM

Louden Nelson Center

Monday Nooner Group Non-Smoking, Discussion/Participation, Speaker
Monday
12:00 PM

Louden Nelson Center

Recovery at High Noon Group Discussion/Participation, Speaker
Tuesday
12:00 PM

Louden Nelson Center

Study Group Non-Smoking, Discussion/Participation
Tuesday
08:00 PM

Louden Nelson Center

Back to Basics Group Non-Smoking, Discussion/Participation, Speaker
Wednesday
12:00 PM

Louden Nelson Center

No Known Cure Group Speaker, Discussion/Participation
Wednesday
08:00 PM

Louden Nelson Center

NA Lunch Break Group Non-Smoking, Discussion/Participation, Speaker
Thursday
12:00 PM

Louden Nelson Center

We Want It Now Group Non-Smoking, Discussion/Participation, Speaker
Friday
12:00 PM

Louden Nelson Center

Beach Group Speaker, Discussion/Participation
Friday
08:00 PM

Louden Nelson Center

Saturday Noon Group Discussion/Participation, Speaker
Saturday
12:00 PM

Scandinavian Hall

Breakfast Club Group Non-Smoking, Speaker, Discussion/Participation
Sunday
10:00 AM

The Diversity Center

Humble & Proud Group Discussion/Participation, Topic
Sunday
07:00 PM
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