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Today's Meetings

Beach Days

Jun 20, 2018 | 12:00am
Events

Good Morning, Higher Power

Jun 20, 2018 |  7:45am 8:45pm
Manhattan

Harlem Rennaissance

Jun 20, 2018 |  6:30pm 7:30pm
Manhattan

Solutions in Recovery

Jun 20, 2018 |  6:45pm 7:45pm
Manhattan

Another Day, Another Way

Jun 20, 2018 |  7:30pm 8:30pm
Connecticut

Conscious Contact

Jun 20, 2018 |  8:00pm 9:00pm
Manhattan

Events & Meeting Updates

  • New Meetings

    Clean and Queer

    Tuesdays, 8PM QSpot LGBT Community Center 66 S Main St Ocean Grove New Jersey

    MARCMA 2018 - “A New Way of Life”

    Mid-Atlantic Region Crystal Meth anonymous Yearly meeting hosted by NY CMA this year will be on Saturday July 21 from 12 to 6pm at the Judson Memorial Church on Washington Square South.  To register click here: 2018MARCMA.eventbrite.com.

    Outside the Lines

    Starting July 1st Sundays at 12:30pm at the Center.

    Midnight Desire

    Fridays, 11:11pm, at 51 W 14th St, Suite 4R

     

    Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.for more information.

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  • NYCMA Monthly Anniversary Meeting

    The NYCMA Monthly Anniversary Meeting is a special open meeting of CMA held on the first Monday of every month, from 7:30pm–8:30pm, at The Center (Room 101/Kaplan Assembly Hall), 208 West 13th Street (b/t Greenwich and 7th Aves), New York, NY 10011.

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  • NYCMA Intergroup Monthly Meeting

    Generally, the meeting is held the last Wednesday of every month at 7:30 pm at GMHC, 446 W 33rd Street. Check the directory for the room number.

    Check the events calendar to confirm the date, time and location of this month's meeting.

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GSR Announcements

  • Meeting Changes

    Tuesday Beginners- Starting July 3rd the 7:30-9pm Beginners Meeting is moving to Church of St. Francis Xavier 55w 15th Street (just east of 6th ave) Larkin-Hurtado Hall (basement level)

    CMA Relapse Prevention- Starting July 2nd the meeting is extending to a 7:15pm end time instead of the 7pm.

    Good Morning Higher Power- From only July 2nd to July 13th the Morning meeting will meet at the realization center from 7:45am to 8:45am.  The realization center is located on 25 East 15th Street, between 5th Ave and Union Square West.  Sign in with the guard at entrance and take elevator.  Tell front desk you're there for CMA and the'll direct you to conference room A.  Please note approriate attire only: No Tank Tops, No see thru clothes, no short shorts, no food or drink.  Also, smoking is forbidden in the block surronding the entrance.    There will not be a meeting on July 4th (wednesday).

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  • The NYCMA Activities Committee is heating up with fun summer activities! Our next outing is NYCMA Beach Day on Saturday June 9th to Brighton Beach. Check out the SeeAmazing FB page for dates and times of departure or contact Chris H.

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  • Business Meeting Annoucnment. NYCMA Literature and Fulfillment now includes 4 – 5 – 7 – 8 – 10 and 11 month chips for those groups interested in offering them. 

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  • MARCMA 2018 - “A New Way of Life” is being hosted by NYC this year on Saturday July 21 from 12 to 6pm at the Judson Memorial Church on Washington Square South.

    MARCMA is the Mid-Atlantic Regional CMA meeting which takes place every summer rotating through different host cities in our region in order to give updates on what’s going on in our areas.

    The day includes, a great lunch, recovery workshops, area reports, a big speaker meeting and coffee and dessert.

    We have tickets for sale. The suggested donation is $25, and if you buy a scholarship, 2 for $40!  Online registration is also available at 2018MARCMA.eventbrite.com where you can pay with Venmo or PayPal.

    There are plenty of scholarships available. No one will be turned away.  We definitely want you more than we want your money.

    This will also be a great volunteer opportunity.  If you want more information and or want to volunteer, contact Ross H. or Danny C.

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  • The Living with HIV meeting Needs Your Support. The Living with HIV meeting located at Hudson Guild on the 2nd floor at 26th between 9th and 10th asks for your support on Fridays at 6:15 PM

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  • Spring NYCMA newsletter

    The NYCMA Literature Committee has finalized and will have printed copies of all NYCMA Meetings available to hand out to all GSR’s. 

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  • The NYCMA monthly anniversary meeting The NYCMA monthly anniversary meeting for JUNE celebrants will be on Monday, July 9th, 730PM at the center due to the holiday. If you celebrated an anniversary you can register  or contact Gustavo for more information. 

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Adapted from a CrystalMeth.org's reading.

Crystal methamphetamine. Speed. Tina. Glass. Ice. Crank. It doesn’t matter what its called. It doesn’t matter how it was done. It inevitably brought us to our knees.

Some used crystal meth as a tool to work harder and longer, but then couldn’t keep a job. Others picked at our faces and arms for hours or pulled out our hair. Some had insatiable sexual appetites. Others suffered incredible, unbearable paranoia. Some endlessly tinkered with projects, accomplishing nothing, then found ourselves too busy to get on with the business of life.

What may have started out as occasional or weekend use became a daily habit. We deluded ourselves into thinking that staying up for nights on end was acceptable, thinking our drug use was under control. We thought we could quit on our own, whenever we chose. Or we thought that our using didn’t affect our lives.

We soon found that we were helpless—we lacked the power to control our drug use. Crystal meth became our master.

Some of our friends went to jail. Others lost their apartments, their jobs, or the trust of their families and friends. Some died. We thought that none of these things could happen to us. But some of them did.

It felt like there was no way out; we believed we would use forever. We realized that our drug use was out of control—our lives were unmanageable. We finally admitted that crystal meth—our one-time friend—was killing us.

It doesn’t matter how we got here. The courts sent some of us, others came through family or friends. Some of us simply came to CMA on our own. We needed help. We needed another way.

If you think you have a problem with crystal meth, Crystal Meth Anonymous might have a solution for you. What can you do next? Come to a meeting.

 

  • Expressions of Hope

    Expressions of Hope CoverExpressions of Hope is a collection of personal experiences from crystal meth addicts in recovery. This newly expanded and revised edition has been redesigned around the stages of the recovery process: personal stories of powerlessness and hopelessness before entering the rooms, working the program of recovery, application of the common tools and suggestions, and learning how to face life on life's terms in sobriety.

    The selected stories, articles and readings were chosen to represent a wide range of topics, including physical health, intimate relationships (including marriage and children), becoming sober in prison (and reintegrating after being released), and even the economic crisis. Though the selections are diverse and were written by those in early recovery as well as those with long-term sobriety, the message conveyed throughout this book is that no matter how bleak life seems right now, there is always HOPE.

    The books are available now at the low price of $8.00 per copy.

    Order Here

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