What is Narcotics Anonymous (NA)?

Category: Psychotherapy

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Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Drug use disorder 23 10
Alcohol use disorder 2 0
Drug dependence 2 1
Substance abuse 2 2
Craving drugs 1 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
10

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Dosage Patients
3 hr weekly 1
60 min monthly 1
240 min weekly 1
120 min daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 11
Did not seem to work 3
Course of treatment ended 2
Found another therapist or program I preferred 1
Personal research 1
See all 13 patients who've stopped going to Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Duration

Currently going to Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 3
10 years or more 1

Stopped going to Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 3
1 - 2 years 3
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 7
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 7
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 7
Not specified 4
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Narcotics Anonymous (NA).