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Today's Meetings

Good Morning, Higher Power

Oct 17, 2018 |  7:45am 8:45am
Manhattan

Harlem Renaissance

Oct 17, 2018 |  6:30pm 7:30pm
Manhattan

Solutions in Recovery

Oct 17, 2018 |  6:45pm 7:45pm
Manhattan

Another Day, Another Way

Oct 17, 2018 |  7:30pm 8:30pm
Connecticut

Conscious Contact

Oct 17, 2018 |  8:00pm 9:00pm
Manhattan

Events & Meeting Updates

  • New Meetings

    Clean and Queer

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

    Midnight Desire

    Fridays, 11:11 pm
    51 W 14thStreet Suite 4R, Manhattan

    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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  • 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

  • Help us make Share A Day better!  If you attended this year’s Share A Day, would you kindly fill out our survey using the link below?  We’d love feedback to give to next year’s committee. 
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  • Speakers Needed
    Two meetings are in need of speakers.

    1) Ashbury Park NJ CMA meeting is looking for speakers for their meetings.  Tuesdays at 8pm. 

    2) Turn It Up, a new 3rd Step meeting on the Upper West Side at 86th and Broadway at St. Paul Episcopal Church is looking for speakers.  Mondays at 6pm.

    If you are available to do service please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get connected with the chair for those meetings.

     

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  • 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, November 5th 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 Gustavo G.

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  • NYCMA Intergroup Meeting

    Our next Monthly NYCMA Intergroup Meeting will take place on Wednesday October 31st 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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There are several elements to Crystal Meth Anonymous (CMA), each vital to long-term recovery. The most basic elements are meetings, sponsorship and step work. Additional elements include fellowship and service.

Meetings and Sponsorship

CMA members share their experience with others seeking recovery. This is done at meetings and in a one-on-one relationship called sponsorship.

At meetings the program of recovery is discussed. All meetings are a safe place to share your experience, listen to others and to meet other recovering addicts. A sponsor is simply another addict, usually with at least one year of continuous sobriety, who makes suggestions and answers questions about the program. More information about Sponsorship is available in a NYCMA pamphlet called What is a Sponsor?.

Step Work

The CMA program is set forth in the Twelve Steps. The steps give an addict a program to live life without the use of Crystal Meth or other mind-altering substance. An addict “works the steps” with a sponsor who shares his or her experiences and makes suggestions along the way.

Fellowship

We also share our experiences in a more informal setting called fellowship. Fellowship can include grabbing a bite to eat after a meeting, activities, or be as simple as a few CMA members getting together for coffee.

Service

Service is a commitment taken on a voluntary basis, either within the group as a whole or for a particular meeting. It can be as simple as bringing snacks to, or helping clean up after a meeting. Or it can be more formal, like being a chairperson or officer for a meeting.

For more information, please read the NYCMA pamphlet, “Frequently Asked Questions.” 

  • 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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