“Individually we are one drop. Together we are an ocean.” –Ryunosuke Satoro

There is strength in numbers, and that is especially true when you are recovering from addiction. Groups like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) offer group support and guidance to help you on your journey to recovery.

Surrounded by your peers, AA and NA meetings offer a safe space for you to share your battle with addiction and to receive encouragement, before, during, and after alcohol and drug rehab in Bremerton. AA and NA meetings are free, and open to anyone struggling with addiction. The following information outlines the benefits of group support and can help you find AA and NA meetings in Bremerton.

AA Meetings in Bremerton Washington

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are comprised of like-minded people sharing their struggles with alcohol addiction. Led by a licensed counselor or group leader, Bremerton AA meetings are not religious but do encompass an aspect of spirituality. AA meetings focus on a set of principles referred to as “the twelve steps.” These 12 principles can empower you to break free from your reliance on alcohol in order to live a healthier life free of addiction.

If you are considering treatment for your addiction to alcohol, AA meetings in Bremerton can help you step into recovery. By sharing your story with others who are struggling to achieve and maintain sobriety, you can overcome your fears about starting rehabilitation. Likewise, if you are currently in treatment or have completed rehabilitation, AA meetings in Bremerton can strengthen your commitment to sobriety.

AA meetings in Bremerton are open to everyone, regardless of age, political beliefs, or education. AA meetings are often components of rehabilitation programs, but you can also find a variety of stand-alone options.

Finding AA Meeting Near Me

If you conduct an online search for “AA meetings near me,” you will find that Bremerton AA meetings are held in community centers, churches, and homes throughout the city. Not only will meetings vary by location, but the overall tone of each meeting and topics discussed will vary too. These differences are determined by the participants and group leader.

Here are some important questions to ask when researching AA meetings in Bremerton:

Where is the meeting held? Driving distance and atmosphere are important considerations.

Is it a co-ed group? You may be more comfortable in a same-sex group.

Who leads the meeting? The personality of the group leader affects the overall feeling of the group. 

Approximately how many participants attend each meeting? You may feel more comfortable sharing with a smaller group.

Are the meetings exclusively for alcoholics?  Some meetings may be open to people dealing with other types of addiction.

How is the meeting normally led? The leader chooses topics of discussion.

Is smoking permitted? Some meetings may allow smoking.

Here are a few locations to get you started:

9th and McKenzie Group
904 McKenzie Ave.
Bremerton, WA 98337

 Bremerton Group
641 North Callow Ave.
Bremerton, WA 98312

Jackson Park Chapel Group
Jackson Park Chapel
71 Olding Road Wencker Way
Bremerton, WA 98312

You may also find AA meeting locations on the Alcoholics Anonymous website. After locating several Bremerton AA meetings you may want to attend a few, in order to find one that provides the level of support you need.

NA Meetings in Bremerton, Washington

Founded in 1953, Narcotics Anonymous is the second largest 12-step organization, next to Alcoholics Anonymous. If you are battling drug addiction, NA meetings in Bremerton offer guidance and support. Bremerton NA meetings are open to everyone struggling with addiction to opioids, cocaine, and other drugs. The only requirement for attendance is your desire to beat drug addiction.

Like AA meetings, Bremerton NA meetings revolve around the 12-step principles. By tailoring these principles to support those battling drug addiction, NA meetings help you expel your dependence on drugs. NA meetings encourage participants to focus on the benefits of practicing honesty, exercising open-mindedness, and a willingness to change in order to help them achieve and maintain sobriety. Whether you are considering treatment, or have completed rehabilitation, NA meetings in Bremerton offer support for a strong and lasting recovery.

Finding NA Meetings Near Me

When you are searching online for “NA meetings near me,” it is important to find one that supports your level of recovery. It is also important to locate a meeting that has a group leader and atmosphere that helps you feel comfortable with sharing. Keep in mind that all NA meetings follow the same 12-step principles, but participants, leaders, and topics of discussion will differ. All of these factors affect the overall mood and feel of each meeting.

Also, keep in mind that some Bremerton NA meetings offer ideal support if you are just beginning your journey to recovery, while others are more helpful if you are currently in treatment, or have completed rehabilitation. Finding the best Narcotics Anonymous meeting to support your level of sobriety can help ensure a successful outcome.

Here are some meeting locations in the Bremerton area:

The Salvation Army
832 6th St.
Bremerton, WA 98337

Givens Center
3045 Madrona Dr. SE
Port Orchard, WA 98366

Holy Trinity Church
4215 Pine Road NE
Bremerton, WA 98310

By consulting the Narcotics Anonymous website, you can locate NA meetings in Bremerton by zip code.

The Recovery Village can help you find the level of care you need. We believe peer support is vital for successful rehabilitation, and 12-step group support is included in all of our programs. The Recovery Village can assist you with everything from inpatient care through aftercare. Contact us to take your first step toward rehabilitation and recovery.