The purpose of this website is to provide information to those interested in Narcotics Anonymous and to facilitate communication and support for local NA members. The Mississippi Gulf Coast Area Service Committee of Narcotics Anonymous serves the NA Groups in Biloxi, Gulfport, Pascagoula, D'Iberville, and the surrounding area in Mississippi.
The purpose of the MGCASC is to carry out services on behalf of the Groups in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Area of Narcotics Anonymous (MGCANA), and to further the unity of the fellowship within our area and other areas by maintaining communication between the groups represented and Narcotics Anonymous as a whole, in accordance with our Twelve Traditions and Twelve Concepts for NA Service, so that the groups can focus on their primary purpose of carrying NA’s message to the still-suffering addict through their meetings.
NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs. There is only one requirement for membership, the desire to stop using. We suggest that you keep an open mind and give yourself a break. Our program is a set of principles written so simply that we can follow them in our daily lives. The most important thing about them is that they work.
There are no strings attached to NA. We are not affiliated with any other organizations. We have no initiation fees or dues, no pledges to sign, no promises to make to anyone. We are not connected with any political, religious, or law enforcement groups, and are under no surveillance at any time. Anyone may join us regardless of age, race, sexual identity, creed, religion, or lack of religion.
We are not interested in what or how much you used or who your connections were, what you have done in the past, how much or how little you have, but only in what you want to do about your problem and how we can help. The newcomer is the most important person at any meeting, because we can only keep what we have by giving it away. We have learned from our group experience that those who keep coming to our meetings regularly stay clean.
Reprinted from the Little White Booklet, Narcotics Anonymous.
© 1986 by Narcotics Anonymous World Services, Inc., PO Box 9999, Van Nuys, CA 91409
ISBN 0-912075-65-1 10/00