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Today's Meetings

Good Morning, Higher Power

Dec 12, 2018 |  7:45am 8:45am
Manhattan

Harlem Renaissance

Dec 12, 2018 |  6:30pm 7:30pm
Manhattan

Solutions in Recovery

Dec 12, 2018 |  6:45pm 7:45pm
Manhattan

Hope In Recovery

Dec 12, 2018 |  7:00pm 8:00pm
Upstate New York

Another Day, Another Way

Dec 12, 2018 |  7:30pm 8:30pm
Connecticut

Conscious Contact

Dec 12, 2018 |  8:00pm 9:00pm
Manhattan

Events & Meeting Updates

  • Hope In Recovery

    Wednesday 7-8PM
    Out Alliance
    100 College Avenue 
    Rochester New York 14607

    Clean and Queer

    Tuesdays, 8:00 pm
    QSpot LGBT Community Center
    66 South Main Street
    Ocean Grove, New Jersey

    Outside the Lines

    Sundays, 12:30 pm
    The LGBT Community Center
    208 W 13 Street, Manhattan

    A meeting focused on persons of color struggling with addiction. Contact Michael C. for more information.

    Turn it Up

    Mondays, 6:00 pm
    St. Paul & St. Andrew United Methodist Church
    263 West 86th Street, Manhattan

    A new 3rd Step meeting on the Upper West Side.

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  • The NYCMA Intergroup monthly meeting is held the last Wednesday of every month at 7:30 pm at GMHC, 307 W  38th 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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  • 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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GSR Announcements

  • NYCMA Printable Meeting List is available for download here and on the Literature page,  and will be stocked at your literature table.

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  • The NYCMA monthly anniversary meeting The next NYCMA Anniversary Meeting will take place Monday, January 7th at 7:30 pm at The Center – all anniversary recipients are asked to order their anniversary chips ahead on the NYCMA.org website or through Hernando C.

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  • NYCMA Intergroup Meeting

    Our next Monthly NYCMA Intergroup Meeting will take place on Wednesday January 30th at 7:30 pm 307 West 38th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenue –
    ** All Officers, GSR’s or Alternate GSRs are asked to attend and represent their meeting so they are informed with the latest information, updated literature and NYCMA Events.

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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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