Meeting Format Codes

Meeting Format Codes

The meeting search can deliver meetings in a list. You can also filter the search, looking for specific types of meetings. Each meeting is classified by “format codes,” which are explained below:

Meeting Format Codes
The meeting search can deliver meetings in a list. You can also filter the search, looking for specific types of meetings. Each meeting is classified by “format codes,” which are explained below:
BBeginners
This meeting is focused on the needs of new members of NA.

BLBi-Lingual
This Meeting can be attended by speakers of English and another language.

BTBasic Text
This meeting is focused on discussion of the Basic Text of Narcotics Anonymous.

CClosed
This meeting is closed to non-addicts. You should attend only if you believe that you may have a problem with substance abuse.

CHClosed Holidays
This meeting gathers in a facility that is usually closed on holidays.

CLCandlelight
This meeting is held by candlelight.

CSChildren under Supervision
Well-behaved, supervised children are welcome.

DDiscussion
This meeting invites participation by all attendees.

ESEspanol
This meeting can be attended by speakers of Spanish.

GLGay/Lesbian/Transgender
This meeting is focused on the needs of gay, lesbian and transgender members of NA.

ILIllness
This meeting is focused on the needs of NA members with chronic illness.

IPInformational Pamphlet
This meeting is focused on discussion of one or more Informational Pamphlets.

IWIt Works -How and Why
This meeting is focused on discussion of the It Works -How and Why text.

JTJust for Today
This meeting is focused on discussion of the Just For Today text.

MMen
This meeting is meant to be attended by men only.

NCNo Children
Please do not bring children to this meeting.

OOpen
This meeting is open to addicts and non-addicts alike. All are welcome.

PiPitch
This meeting has a format that consists of each person who shares picking the next person.

RFRotating Format
This meeting has a format that changes for each meeting.

RrRound Robin
This meeting has a fixed sharing order (usually a circle.)

SCSurveillance Cameras
This meeting is held in a facility that has surveillance cameras.

SDSpeaker/Discussion
This meeting is lead by a speaker, then opened for participation by attendees.

SGStep Working Guide
This meeting is focused on discussion of the Step Working Guide text.

SLASL
This meeting provides an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for the deaf.

SmSmoking Permitted
Smoking (of tobacco) is permitted at this meeting.

SoSpeaker Only
This meeting is a speaker-only meeting. Other attendees do not participate in the discussion.

StStep
This meeting is focused on discussion of the Twelve Steps of NA.

TiTimer
This meeting has sharing time limited by a timer.

ToTopic
This meeting is based upon a topic chosen by a speaker or by group conscience.

TrTradition
This meeting is focused on discussion of the Twelve Traditions of NA.

TWTraditions Workshop
This meeting engages in detailed discussion of one or more of the Twelve Traditions of N.A.

WWomen
This meeting is meant to be attended by women only.

WCWheelchair
This meeting is wheelchair accessible.

YPYoung People
This meeting is focused on the needs of younger members of NA.

OEOpen-Ended
No fixed duration. The meeting continues until everyone present has had a chance to share.

BKBook Study
Approved N.A. Books

NSNo Smoking
Smoking is not allowed at this meeting.

AgAgnostic
Intended for people with varying degrees of Faith.

FDFive and Dime
Discussion of the Fifth Step and the Tenth Step

ABAsk-It-Basket
A topic is chosen from suggestions placed into a basket.

MEMeditation
This meeting encourages its participants to engage in quiet meditation.

RARestricted Attendance
This facility places restrictions on attendees.

QAQuestion and Answer
Attendees may ask questions and expect answers from Group members.

CWChildren Welcome
Children are welcome at this meeting.

CPConcepts
This meeting is focused on discussion of the twelve concepts of NA.