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Issue Discussions

Issue Discussion Topics are subjects that recovering addicts in NA communities around the world focus on in discussions and workshops throughout each two-year conference cycle. These conversations encourage us to think more deeply about relevant topics and help build unity within our groups and service bodies. In addition, sending the results of your discussions to the World Board can help shape Fellowshipwide resources and services.

2020-2023 Issue Discussion Topics

IP #21, The Loner—Staying Clean in Isolation Possible Revisions
DRT/MAT as It Relates to NA
What do we want to say in a piece of NA recovery literature?

2018-2020 Issue Discussion Topics

Carrying the NA Message and Making NA Attractive Attracting Members to Service Drug Replacement Therapy (DRT) and Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) as it relates to NA

2016-2018 Issue Discussion Topics

Atmosphere of Recovery in Service How to use Guiding Principles Applying our Principles to Technology and Social Media

2014-2016 Issue Discussion Topics

Group Support Planning Welcoming All Members
Role of Zones

2012-2014 Issue Discussion Topics

Collaboration Group Conscience
Supporting Our Vision Third Tradition

General Discussion / Workshop Tools
How to Conduct Fellowship Discussion Sessions A Vision for NA Service Handout
Ground Rules Brainstorming Guidelines
Facilitators' Guidelines Generic Notes Sheet
Twelve Concepts Summary Handout Twelve Traditions Summary Handout

Previous Issue Discussion Topics
A Vision for NA Service In Time of Illness
Self-support Means Supporting NA Self-support IPs
Building Communications Our Freedom, Our Responsibility
Leadership Building Strong Homegroups
Who is Missing Our Service System
Atmosphere of Recovery Infrastructure
Public Image

Additional Resources

Various workshop resources (developed by both local NA communities and NA World Services) are available on our Locally Developed Resources page.