AA and NA Meetings in Merritt Island

Support groups provide hope of healing in recovery and rehab through groups such as Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). By sharing problems and concerns through the leadership of a licensed counselor or group leader, individuals with drug or alcohol addiction can get support to recover. At Merritt Island NA or AA meetings, local residents get the support and guidance they need to stay sober while sharing the process with their peers who are in recovery.

Merritt Island offers many options for peer-supported sessions around the city, including AA and NA meetings held in substance abuse treatment centers in Merritt Island and standalone meeting locations as well. For an overview of the AA groups and NA meetings around Merritt Island, look over the following guide written to help those looking for healing from narcotics addiction or alcoholism.

AA Meetings in Merritt Island, Florida

Those who are dealing with or have faced a problem with drinking are probably familiar with Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Meetings at AA are neither religious nor political; they are spiritual and have no educational or age requirements. The 12-step program is the basis of AA meetings. These principles help alcoholics quit their obsession with drinking to lead full lives without the need for alcohol. Common across the country, including Merritt Island, AA meetings provide a safe space to rid oneself of the physical and mental weight of alcoholism among others who face the same battle.

With support from peers, Merritt Island AA meetings help those who are struggling because of alcoholism to seek treatment. Merritt Island groups also help those who have completed treatment, so they can find support and build upon their coping skills. There are a number of resources available to find AA meetings in the Merritt Island area.

Finding AA Meeting Near Me

Merritt Island AA meetings may vary in mood, tone, and topics being discussed, and of course, are led by different people. Meetings are held in places such as community centers, churches or homes.

Some of the questions you might want to ask when picking an AA meeting are:
  • Are these open meetings or only for alcoholics?
  • Where do you hold the meetings?
  • Is the group co-ed?
  • How many people normally attend the meetings?
  • Is it okay to smoke or is the group non-smoking?
  • What is the name of the group leader and how are the meetings led?
It can be time-consuming to go through the listings, and attending a few different ones lets you know which group best fits your needs. Some AA meetings Merritt Island are as follows:

Merritt Island Group
3585 N. Courtenay Pkwy. Ste. 1
Merritt Island, FL 32953

New Hope Group
1135 N. Courtenay Pkwy.
Merritt Island, FL 32953

Sober Time YP Group
155 Cone Rd.
Merritt Island, FL 32952

You can find additional AA meetings Merritt Island by visiting the Alcoholics Anonymous website.

NA Meetings in Merritt Island, Florida

Narcotics Anonymous (NA) has been around since 1953 and is a 12-step program similar to Alcoholics Anonymous. This group welcomes those who have or continue to struggle with drug problems. There are no membership requirements except for the wish to quit using drugs. Attendees meet weekly in locations such as churches, community centers, and libraries, where members support each other in staying sober.

Narcotics Anonymous expands on AA meetings in Merritt Island to provide support and assistance for those who are addicted to drugs such as heroin, opioids, and even prescription medications. The focus is placed on practicing honesty, being willing to change, and being open-minded.

Those who are newly sober or moving back into life following rehab practice these positive principles with the help of a support network. Strong support is important for a recovering addict to reach and maintain a strong recovery. Merritt Island NA meetings welcome members of the public, are cost-free, and are not difficult to find. If you are searching for NA meetings, Merritt Island offers a variety of locations where meetings are held.

Finding NA Meetings Near Me

Searching for nearby NA meetings in Merritt Island? If you are, there are several choices near Merritt Island. Like other meetings of support groups, each one offers different leaders, locations, and attendees. While some might be appropriate for those who have been sober for a while, others might work better for individuals who just completed rehabilitation. This is why is it important to visit several to find the one that best suits your needs.

Some Merritt Island NA meetings and locations include the following:

Courage to Change
415 W. Merritt Island Causeway #3
Merritt Island, FL 32952

Rockledge Presbyterian Church
921 Rockledge Dr.
Rockledge, FL 32955

If you would like more options to find a Merritt Island NA meeting, you can search different groups by entering the zip-code or city name on the Narcotics Anonymous website.

The Recovery Village knows that support groups of peers are essential for recovery. NA meetings and AA meetings, along with 12-step therapy are important parts of recovery care from the initial treatment to aftercare. To find out more or begin a treatment program to lead to a better life, call today to speak to a representative at The Recovery Village.