AA and NA Meetings in Homestead

A support group can be a vital part of a person’s battle with addiction and can make the difference between success and failure in many cases. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) are the two most well-known 12-step programs and can assist people battling drug or alcohol addiction, helping them to understand they are not alone in their struggles and that there are other individuals who have been where they are and are winning the battle.

The Homestead area has many options from which to choose, including drug rehab centers  that offer AA and NA meetings, as well as independent options. This guide should serve individuals looking for help with their alcohol or narcotics addiction.

AA Meetings in Homestead, Florida

AA welcomes anyone battling alcohol addiction and is well-known for its 12-step program that emphasizes coming to terms with the nature of alcohol addiction and learning to live happy, meaningful lives without its influence. An important part of this process is feeling safe to communicate openly about your struggle and the impact it has had on you and those around you. Another important part of the AA process is helping individuals learn coping mechanisms and methods that can help them avoid future relapses. One of these methods is sponsors, individuals who will be there day or night to assist you in your struggle.

AA meetings can be a good place to find other resources as well, especially for those just embarking on sobriety, individuals who may not know what options are available to them. For those who have just completed a treatment or detoxification program, AA can help them build on that positive momentum and continue heading in the right direction.

Finding AA Meeting Near Me

AA meetings can vary considerably in tone and focus from one group to another. Some groups may cater more to new members just beginning on their road to recovery, while other groups may better serve individuals who have been sober for some time. Similarly, groups are held in a variety of venues, including homes, churches, and community centers.

Since searching online for “AA meetings near me” may turn up a plethora of options, here are some questions to consider when choosing an AA meeting:

Is it a co-ed group?

Are the meetings open to anyone or just for alcoholics?

Where are meetings held?

Who is the group leader and how does he or she lead the meetings?

What is the average size of the group?

Is it a non-smoking group?

Some Homestead AA meeting locations include:

Community Health Institution
10300 SW 216th Street
Cutler Bay, FL 33190-1003

Homestead Alano Club
124 SE 1st Road
Homestead, FL 33030

For more information about AA meetings in the area, check out the Alcoholics Anonymous website.

NA Meetings in Homestead, Florida

As the second largest 12-step organization, NA is very similar to AA. Like AA, NA is open to anyone and the only membership criterion is “a desire to stop using.” In the Homestead area, NA meetings are also held in a variety of locations.

NA focuses on helping individuals come to terms with the nature of their addiction, as well as the impact it has had on themselves and those around them while giving them a safe place to discuss the issues with which they have struggled.

Having a support network, along with the sense of accountability that goes with it, is often a pivotal factor in a person’s ability to overcome addiction; this is the kind of support network that NA provides.

Finding NA Meetings Near Me

Searching online for “NA meetings near me” may turn up a number of results in the Homestead area. As with AA meetings, when trying to find an NA group, it is important to know what kind of individual the group caters to, where it is held, how it is led, and whether it is open to the public or only to members.

Some Homestead locations include:

Homestead Air Force Base
28205 Southwest 125th Avenue
Homestead, Florida 33033

Community Health Institution
10300 SW 216th Street
Cutler Bay, FL 33190-1003

Homeless Assistance Center
28205 Southwest 125th Avenue
Homestead, FL 33033

If you are still struggling to find an NA meeting that works, be sure to check out the Narcotics Anonymous website to find out more information about the meetings that are held locally, the times, locations, and other details.

Group therapy and 12-step programs are an essential part of the recovery process at The Recovery Village. As a result, 12-step group therapy is an integral part of all levels of care provided, from inpatient treatment to aftercare. For more information, or to get started on the road to treatment and recovery, call The Recovery Village today.