Twelfth Step
Having had a spiritual awakening as a result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to addicts and to practice these principles in all of our affairs.

Twelfth Tradition
Anonymity is the spiritual foundation of all our traditions, ever reminding us to place principles before personalities.

Twelfth Concept
In keeping with the spiritual nature of Narcotics Anonymous, our structure should always be one of service, never of government.

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Eleventh Step
We sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.

Eleventh Tradition
Our public relations policy is based on attraction rather than promotion: we need always maintain personal anonymity at the level of press, radio and films.

Eleventh Concept
NA funds are to be used to further our primary purpose, and must be managed responsibly.

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Tenth Step
We continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.

Tenth Tradition
Narcotics Anonymous has no opinion on outside issues; hence, the NA name ought never be drawn into public controversy.

Tenth Concept
Any member of a service body can petition that body for the redress of a personal grievance, without fear of reprisal.

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Ninth Step
We made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.

Ninth Tradition
NA, as such, ought never be organized, but we may create service boards or committees directly responsible to those they serve.

Ninth Concept
All elements of our service structure have the responsibility to carefully consider all viewpoints in their decision-making processes.

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Eighth Step
We made a list of all people we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all.

Eighth Tradition
Narcotics Anonymous should remain forever nonprofessional, but our service center may employ special workers.

Eighth Concept
Our service structure depends on the integrity and effectiveness of our communications.

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Seventh Step
We humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.

Seventh Tradition
Every NA group ought to be fully self-supporting, declining outside contributions.

Seventh Concept
All members of a service body bear substantial responsibility for that body’s decisions and should be allowed to fully participate in its decision-making processes.

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Sixth Step
We were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.

Sixth Tradition
An NA group ought never endorse, finance, or lend the NA name to related facility or outside enterprise, lest problems of money, property or prestige divert us from our primary purpose.

Sixth Concept
Group conscience is the spiritual means by which we invite a loving God to influence our decisions.

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Fifth Step
We admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.

Fifth Tradition
Each group has but one primary purpose – to carry the message to the addict who still suffers.

Fifth Concept
For each responsibility assigned to the service structure, a single point of decision and accountability should be clearly defined.

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Fourth Step
We made a searching and fearless inventory of ourselves.

Fourth Tradition
Each group should be autonomous, except in matters affecting other groups or NA as a whole.

Fourth Concept
Effective leadership is highly valued in Narcotics Anonymous. Leadership qualities should be carefully considered when selecting trusted servants.

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Third Step
We made a decision to turn our will and lives over to the care of God, as we understood Him.

Third Tradition
The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop using.

Third Concept
The NA groups delegate to the service structure the authority necessary to fulfill the responsibilities assigned to it.

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