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Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a society for people for whom drugs have become a problem. Through NA, people recovering from a drug dependency meet regularly to help each other stay drug-free and build a new way of life. The only requirement for membership is a desire to give up using drugs.

Services provided

  • Face-to-face group meetings
  • Online meetings
  • Online resources


Available to anyone in Australia

How to access

If you want assistance and help contact Narcotics Anonymous

Most meetings are held in English.

Some meetings in Footscray are held in Farsi.

The National Relay Service (NRS)External Link is available to help callers who are d/Deaf, or find it hard to hear or speak to hearing people on the phone.

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National)External Link is available (24 hours, 7 days) for callers who speak other languages. Call 131 450.


24 hours a day, 7 days a week

View meeting times on the NAExternal Link website

Meetings take place every day of the year, including public holidays, and are usually 90 minutes long.


  • Most NA meetings are open and you are welcome to bring a friend or support person. Legal and health professionals and members of the public are welcome to attend.
  • Meetings that are specifically stated to be closed are available only to people recovering from a drug dependency.