Update from NA World Services

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Greetings from NA World Services,

We have a few announcements to share with you all.

Guiding Principles: NA’s new book, Guiding Principles: The Spirit of Our Traditions is available for purchase for $11 in hardcover (item 1201) or softcover (item 1202). You can order the book through our online shopping cart http://www.na.org/?ID=OrderLiteratureOnline-content We are working on a special edition and will send more details about that in November.

Literature Projects: We have also posted questions that will help us frame project plans for two pieces of literature—an IP on recovery and mental health/mental illness http://www.na.org/mhmi and a meditation book http://www.na.org/meditationbook Interested members can log on and share their thoughts any time before 1 June 2017.

PR Pamphlet: We have just published a pamphlet for use in public relations service work titled Narcotics Anonymous and Persons Receiving Medication-Assisted Treatment. This pamphlet is intended for professionals who prescribe medication to treat drug addiction. We have posted it online at http://www.na.org/pr and, by the end of November, copies will be available for order from NA World Services as well.

Issue Discussion Topics: The Issue Discussion Topics for the cycle are: Introduction to Guiding Principles, Atmosphere of Recovery in Service, and Applying Our Principles to Technology and Social Media. Workshop outlines, PowerPoints, and handouts for the IDTs are all posted at http://www.na.org/idt. If you put on a workshop locally, don’t forget to send us the input. The input helps us better understand local needs and concerns. We summarize what we’ve heard in the Conference Report each cycle.