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
Drug abuse 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
180 min weekly 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 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).