She came to NA when she was only fifteen. From her very first meeting, she knew NA was the place for her. Now, more than twenty years later, she has transformed from an aggressive, dysfunctional teenager into a grateful NA member.
When he came to NA, he was still in a substitution program. He wanted what he saw in the Narcotics Anonymous rooms, but he was afraid that if he stopped taking methadone, he would revert back to his old life. He went to meetings every day for ten months - and finally got clean.
When he was nine years clean, this addict was diagnosed with depression and schizophrenia. Since then he has had to treat these diseases with medication and therapy. He learned that while mental illness is an issue outside of NA, how he deals with it in his recovery, it is very much his internal issue.