Narcotics Anonymous Basic Text

   What is Recovery?

Recovery Is the active change in our ideas and attitudes

   Who Can Recover?

After coming to NA, we realized we were sick people. We suffered from a disease from which there is no known cure. It can, however, be arrested at some point and recovery is then possible.

There is one thing more than anything else that will defeat us in our recovery; this is an attitude of indifference or intolerance toward spiritual principles. Three of these that are indispensable are honesty, open-mindedness, and willingness. With these we are well on our way

  Spiritual Principles