Those working to defeat alcohol and drug addiction often find that outside support helps them win the daily fight against substance use disorder. Support group meetings provide a safe haven for recovering addicts to share their experiences and learn from others experiencing some of the same challenges. Family and friends may attend open forum meeting of these support groups to learn more about addiction and be part of your network of support during sobriety. These amazing systems of support for those active in their recovery are Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA). The good news is that these support groups are quite active in Lehigh Acres and surrounding areas.
Many people attend their first AA or NA meeting as part of a substance abuse treatment program in Lehigh Acres. However, even if you have not been to rehab, there are also many standalone AA and NA meetings you can attend.
AA meetings and NA meetings have existed for decades as leaders in the recovery support community to help people stay strong in their sobriety from alcoholism and drug addiction. These meetings will help you connect with a group of your peers, helping to destigmatize how you may feel about being a recovering addict, and giving you a place where you feel understood in your journey. Best of all, AA meetings and NA meetings are totally free. There are no requirements to begin attending Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous, other than a commitment to remaining substance-free and to work on the ongoing battle of recovery.
AA Meetings in Lehigh Acres, Florida
AA meetings in Lehigh Acres are held in a variety of community locales. These can include community centers, churches, meeting halls, and even residential homes. Alcoholics Anonymous is built on the foundation of what is known as “The Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous”. These “steps” refer to guiding principles of Alcoholics Anonymous meetings to help you learn to cope and conquer the urges to pick up a drink, as well as to build the basis for a life of sobriety. You will be able to learn more about and work through the 12 steps during your time in Lehigh Acres AA meetings. This helps you have the cathartic experience of coming to terms with past alcohol-induced indiscretions and learning how to make amends. You will also have access to a plethora of literature to take with you from your meetings, including FAQs that answer common questions you may have.
Finding AA Meetings Near Me
Now that you have an idea of what to expect from AA meetings in Lehigh Acres, the next step is to find the ones that best fit your schedule and needs. There are several ways to go about finding Alcoholics Anonymous meetings nearby, including:
- Visiting local community centers for information and schedules on recurring events.
- Contact The Recovery Village. Treatment does not stop at the conclusion of a rehab program. Rehabilitation and treatment centers are a wonderful resource to learn more about support like Lehigh Acres AA meetings. Our representatives can even answer your questions about addiction, Alcoholics Anonymous, and more while you maintain complete confidentiality on your phone call.
- You can find more general information on Alcoholics Anonymous, what to expect from your first meeting, and other tips on finding AA meetings near you by checking out the Alcoholics Anonymous website.
Faith Lutheran Church
705 Leeland Heights Blvd. E.
Lehigh Acres, FL 33936
551 Westgate, Ste. 104
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
NA Meetings in Lehigh Acres, Florida
NA meetings in Lehigh Acres provide a similar forum to Alcoholics Anonymous meetings, with the focus being on recovery from drugs rather than alcohol. NA meetings support recovery from any type of drug, giving you the peace of mind that no matter what substance with which you have struggled, Narcotics Anonymous will welcome you with open arms and a “come as you are” mentality. You can also take comfort in the fact that you are not alone. As addiction continues to spread all over the world like a pandemic, NA meetings have grown as well and are now held in over 139 countries. Lehigh Acres NA meetings are part of this global support, allowing you access to a network of fellow recovering addicts and helping you through common struggles of life after drug addiction.
Finding NA Meetings Near Me
Searching for NA meetings in Lehigh Acres is similar to searching for AA meetings in Lehigh Acres, as both are held frequently in community-based locations. Starting the search off at some of these facilities that are familiar to you is always a good bet. You may even want to take your search a step further and ask friends, family members, neighbors, or even co-workers if they have ever attended a meeting or know someone who has. Many people find Narcotics Anonymous meetings through a peer who is already attending. It can also help you to read more about what to expect in your first Lehigh Acres NA meeting by downloading information from the Narcotics Anonymous website.
551 Westgate, Ste. 104
Lehigh Acres, FL 33971
You should commend yourself for trying to surround yourself with as much support as possible. Rest assured that you will always have a safe haven through Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous in your journey through sobriety. Reach out to The Recovery Village today to find AA and NA meetings and other addiction treatment support options in the Lehigh Acres area.