Serving New Mexico – El Paso, TX – Durango, CO

Regional NA Hotline (800)925-4186

Welcome


Rio Grande Region of Narcotics Anonymous serves the state of New Mexico, Durango, CO and El Paso, TX. If you believe you have a drug problem and want help click on the “New to NA” tab for more information. There are currently 186 meetings per week in the Rio Grande Region. Click on “Meetings” above in the navigation menu to find a meeting close to you.

New to NA


NA is a non-profit, non-professional fellowship of addicts helping addicts. It costs nothing to belong.  Someone new to our fellowship may call us on our helplines (listed below), or simply attend a meeting. “Open” meetings welcome non-addicts who may attend and observe. “Closed” meetings are only for those looking at their own drug problem. Call us, e-mail anyone listed under “Contact Information” below, or just walk into a meeting.  As our literature says, “We are not interested in what or how much you used or who your connections were, what you have done in the past, how much or how little you have, but only in what you want to do about your problem and how we can help.”

For Professionals

Professionals who wish to discuss a relationship of cooperation between themselves and NA in more detail can click the e-mail link under “Contact Us” above and send us an e-mail to the choice that says “Please forward to the appropriate person.” Provide contact information, and you will be contacted by our Public Relations committee, an all-volunteer group of local members whose purpose is to forge just such relationships. More information can be found on na.org

Just For Today

November 19, 2018
The language of empathy
Page 337
"...the addict would find from the start as much identification as each needed to convince himself that he could stay clean, by the example of others who had recovered for many years. "
Basic Text, p. 88

Many of us attended our first meeting and, not being entirely sure that NA was for us, found much to criticize. Either we felt as though no one had suffered like we had or that we hadn't suffered enough. But as we listened we started to hear something new, a wordless language with its roots in recognition, belief, and faith: the language of empathy. Desiring to belong, we kept listening.

We find all the identification we need as we learn to understand and speak the language of empathy. To understand this special language, we listen with our hearts. The language of empathy uses few words; it feels more than it speaks. It doesn't preach or lecture-it listens. It can reach out and touch the spirit of another addict without a single spoken word.

Fluency in the language of empathy comes to us through practice. The more we use it with other addicts and our Higher Power, the more we understand this language. It keeps us coming back.

Just for Today: I will listen with my heart. With each passing day, I will become more fluent in the language of empathy.

El Paso Area: (800) 249-9428 Today’s MeetingsMeeting List

Greater ABQ & Bosque Areas: (800) 798-6649Today’s MeetingsMeeting List

Southern New Mexico – LOMA Area: (800) 569-3741Today’s Meetings Meeting List

Four Corners Area: (505) 324-1807Today’s Meetings Meeting List

Northern New Mexico Area: (800) 804-4706Today’s Meetings Meeting List

Eastern New Mexico – Pecos Valley Area: (800) 370-4927Today’s MeetingsMeeting List