Public Relations (PR) is the Subcommittee that is often the first time someone hears about Narcotics Anonymous. The role of the PR committee is to ensure that clear and accurate information about NA is available to the public. The demand for information about our fellowship is greater than ever. Being part of a committee that brings suffering addicts to our fellowship is a reward that cannot be expressed, only experienced. PR duties and responsibilities are:

  • PR is responsible for ensuring the phone line is staffed.
    • Maintains an ongoing telephone contact system (helpline) for the WNC Area
      • Conducts training for the helpline and Twelve-Step list
      • Maintains and updates a Twelve-Step list 
  • PR works as s liaison for NA and deals with professional and non-professional inquire about NA, be it Doctors, Lawyers, Judges, parents, husbands, wives, children, partners, other family members, or friends wanting information about what NA is and isn’t.
  • PR explains the different types of meetings we have and how to access them.
  • PR staffing of the phone line also.
    • Deals with addicts seeking more information about NA, where meetings are, and the time of meetings.
  • PR conducts two learning days, for the area, per year.
    • “Leaning day” is a forum where addicts can learn more about getting involved in service.
    • All subcommittees are involved providing knowledge about that subcommittee and how to get involved.
      • H&I and Phone-Line, along with any other subcommittee  will also provide orientation, for addicts wishing to serve on that subcommittee
  • PR develops posters that explain WNCNA and in teams distribute the posters in our area.
  • PR Coordinates a Poster Day
  • PR Works as a liaison between the Professional community and NA
  • PR Distributes monthly meetings lists to local facilities
  • PR Provides a yearly budget at the April meeting of ASC.
  • Provides and updated subcommittee guidelines at the ASC April meeting  

How to get involved with PR:

  • There are lots of opportunities for service in PR
    • No clean time requirement for participation in learning days and poster days
    • 6 months clean time requirement for  Phone line volunteers
    • 6 months clean time requirement for PR Secretary
    • 1-year helpline orientation coordinator

If you are interested in getting involved or just curious about the PR subcommittee  For more information email

PR Policy