CA Speakers

DISCLAIMER About these recordings These speaker recordings were made during the European Regional Convention of Cocaine Anonymous.  The opinions and experiences shared are not necessarily those of C.A. as a whole.  Each speaker, in their own way, is respecting our tradition of trying to carry the C.A. message to the addict who still suffers

C.A. is also for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender addict

 “As  gay drugaddicts the first time we shared our 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 big change for someone who grew up as a victim of jeers and rejection. People in the Fellowship value my individual experience,Continue reading C.A. is also for the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual or Transgender addict

Crack

“At first it was fun. Then it reached the point where every time I used, I had chest pains and my heart beat would go crazy; and yet I couldn’t stop.”   “There I lay in the hospital, almost dead from an overdose. My heart felt like it was about to jump out of myContinue reading Crack

Anonymity

If you have ever questioned the meaning of anonymity, perhaps this pamphlet will help. This concept is vital to the continued growth and existence of Cocaine Anonymous. The Fellowship’s name contains a promise of privacy. What we see and hear in our meetings is confidential. We remain a safe place to share our experience, strength andContinue reading Anonymity

…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 to stop using cocaine and all other mind-altering substances Many people come to Cocaine Anonymous thinking one of two things: “I rarely (or never) even usedContinue reading …And All Other Mind Altering Substances