This committee plans and carries out activities such as picnics and dances to spark interest and encourage participation and support. Fundraisers are important as it generates money to help carry the message of recovery, while welcoming activities that motivate attendance by increasing awareness of how the fellowship helps us as members in our personal recovery.
This committee is responsible for, but not limited to, organizing the yearly area convention.
Link to the New Year New Life (Bergen Area’s New Year’s Eve Convention) website.
Next committee meeting will be:
Sunday January 27 at 5pm
269 Passaic Street, Hackensack
Need 2 meeting to vote on positions on the convention committee.
Need a lot of support for all sub committees.
Hospitals & Institutions Subcommittee
This committee is responsible for the express purpose of carrying the NA message of recovery to men and women “housed” in correctional institutions, hospitals, and recovery houses.
Meetings are at: 271 Lincoln Ave. Ridgewood, NJ at meet every other Friday
The next meeting are: 2/1, 2/15, 3/1, 3/15, 3/29….
A completed background check form is required to speak in Bergen County jails.
Literature Review Subcommittee
This committee is responsible for the review and development of Narcotics Anonymous Literature at the Area level.
Meeting List Subcommittee
This is a sub-committee, responsible for having Bergen Area NA meetings listed, by day and time, printed and distributed free of charge through the Literature Committee
Public Relations Subcommittee
This committee is responsible for informing the public of the existence, location and purpose of Narcotics Anonymous with special emphasis on the addict who still suffers.
In accordance with Narcotic Anonymous’ primary purpose of carrying the message to the addict that still suffers, this committee provides easily accessible information regarding the Bergen County Area of Narcotics Anonymous.
This committee is responsible for holding at least one open forum workshop a month during the regular BASC meeting.