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A Message to Professionals

Our goal is to inform you about Cocaine Anonymous and how our 12-Step program can help those with substance abuse issues recover from addiction. WHAT IS COCAINE ANONYMOUS (C.A.)? C.A…. Read more »

Being a GSR

Welcome to the service community of Cocaine Anonymous! Many of our members have found fulfillment and serenity by allowing their Higher Power to work through them in service to our… Read more »

C.A. Lifeline

Those who found Cocaine Anonymous during treatment may recall their fear and anxiety about attending a meeting for the first time after completing treatment. The transition can be extremely difficult,… Read more »

H.O.W. – Honesty, Open-Mindedness and Willingness

Honesty, Open-Mindedness and Willingness Welcome to Cocaine Anonymous. We are all here for the same reason—our inability to stop using cocaine and all other mind-altering substances. We wish to assure… Read more »

…And All Other Mind-Altering Substances

STEP ONE: We admitted we were powerless over cocaine and all other mind-altering substances—that our lives had become unmanageable. TRADITION THREE: The only requirement for C.A. membership is a desire… Read more »

A Guide to the 12 Steps

This pamphlet contains a description of one method for taking the Twelve Steps of Cocaine Anonymous. To help us work the Twelve Steps, Cocaine Anonymous uses a text entitled Alcoholics… Read more »

A Higher Power

As a newcomer, you may have thought or said, “What’s this talk about God? I came here to stop using cocaine, not to join a new religion.” Don’t feel alone…. Read more »

The 7th Tradition

C.A.’s 7th Tradition reads as follows: “Every C.A. group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions.” You’re probably like many of us were when we first came into Cocaine… Read more »

12 Principles

The 12th Step of Cocaine Anonymous suggests that we “practice these principles in all our affairs.” Principles can be defined as fundamental truths, beliefs, values, or philosophies. Living in accordance… Read more »

Anonymity

If you have ever questioned the meaning of anonymity, perhaps this pamphlet will help. One definition of “anonymous” is “nameless.” Anonymity is vital to the continued growth and existence of… Read more »

Being of Service

In addition to finding a spiritual way of life, recovery is about changing negative aspects of our personalities into positive ones. We came into the program with big egos but… Read more »

C.A. is Also for the LGBTQ+ Addict

“The first time I shared my story at a Cocaine Anonymous meeting, I had expected looks of disgust and fear, but instead I received warm hugs and appreciation. It’s a… Read more »

Choosing Your Sponsor

Why Sponsorship? You’ve likely heard lots of talk at Cocaine Anonymous meetings about working the Twelve Steps of Recovery, recovery, finding a Power greater than ourselves, and getting a sponsor…. Read more »

Cocaine Anonymous Self-Test

It is the collective experience of the members of Cocaine Anonymous that addiction is a problem not limited to cocaine or any other mind-altering substance. With this in mind, we… Read more »

Crack

“At first it was fun. Then it reached the point where every time I used, I had chest pains and my heartbeat would go crazy; and yet I couldn’t stop.”… Read more »

Dos & Don’ts for 12th-Step Calls for Addicts

A Twelfth-Step call is one way for members of Cocaine Anonymous to be of service to others. We should not hesitate to go anywhere to be helpful, while keeping in… Read more »

The First 30 Days

Welcome to Cocaine Anonymous. We are all here for the same reason—our inability to stop using cocaine and all other mind-altering substances. The first step towards solving any problem is… Read more »

Having Fun in Recovery

“… we aren’t a glum lot. If newcomers could see no joy or fun in our existence, they wouldn’t want it. We absolutely insist on enjoying life.”* One of the… Read more »

The Home Group

BECOMING PART OF It is the common experience for many of us to feel like we didn’t fit in anywhere. Drugs gave us that instantaneous feeling of belonging. When we… Read more »

A New High from H&I

Our primary purpose is to carry the message of recovery to the addict who still suffers. One way we do this is by holding meetings in hospitals and institutions for… Read more »

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Reaching out to the Deaf…

In the ancient world, when children were discovered to be deaf, they were often disowned and left to die or fend for themselves. Currently, six to ten percent of the… Read more »

Tips for Staying Clean & Sober

Here are some tips to help you: • Admit that you lack the power to stay clean on your own. • Make sobriety your #1 priority. • Throw away all… Read more »

To the Newcomer

Who is a Cocaine Addict? Some of us can answer without hesitation, “I am!” Others aren’t so sure. Cocaine Anonymous believes that no one can decide for another whether he… Read more »

Too Young to Recover?

When we walked into Cocaine Anonymous, we looked around the room and began to wonder if we were too young to get clean and sober. Many of us were too… Read more »

Tools of Recovery

There comes a time when the cocaine stops working—a time when the coke, the other drugs, and all the madness become unbearable. By then, you just can’t stop, so you… Read more »

Unity

Unity is a common bond that transcends all differences. We’ve discovered no matter how different our circumstances or the paths that brought us here, we all suffer from the same… Read more »

What is C.A.?

Cocaine Anonymous is a Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others recover… Read more »

Yes, You Can Start a C.A. Meeting

“Life will take on new meaning. To watch people recover, to see them help others, to watch loneliness vanish, to see a fellowship grow up about you, to have a… Read more »