Literature

Publications on our experience of recovery from addiction are available at many group meetings. These include:

  • The White Booklet - a short introduction the NA programme
  • The Basic Text ("The Blue Book") - a guide detailing the NA program as a whole, including the 12 steps and 12 traditions, and a selection of member stories.
  • Just For Today - thoughts on recovery, one for each day of the year
  • It Works – How and Why ("Green & Gold") - an in depth look into each of the 12 steps and 12 traditions
  • The Step Working Guide ("Large Green & Gold") - a step by step guide, with questions
  • Living Clean - a guide to ongoing recovery and living in the program of Narcotics Anonymous

Literature is generally available to purchase at meetings, at local areas service committee meetings or online through www.na.org (and some online resellers). Prices range between R80 - R120 for the larger books, and often information pamphlets and the introductory (white) booklets are free for newcomers.

Further information on literature, as well as periodicals and alternative language publications are available on the world NA website.

Links to downloadable service publications are available on our service page

The Just for Today daily meditations are also available as an email subscription service, through this website.
Translations are available for selected literature in local languages. This is an ongoing effort and service volunteers are always required. For more information, contact gpltc@na.org.za.