- To fulfill our fellowship’s primary purpose, the Nar-Anon Family Groups have joined together to create a structure that develops, coordinates, and maintains services on behalf of Nar-Anon as a whole.
- The final responsibility and authority for Nar-Anon services rests with the Nar-Anon Family Groups.
- The Nar-Anon Family Groups delegate to the service structure the authority necessary to fulfill the responsibilities assigned to it.
- Effective leadership is highly valued in Nar-Anon. Leadership qualities should be carefully considered when selecting trusted servants.
- For each responsibility assigned to the service structure, a single point of decision and accountability should be clearly defined.
- Group conscience is the spiritual means by which we invite a loving Higher Power to influence our decisions.
- 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.
- Regular, two-way communications are essential to the fulfillment of all these concepts, and to the integrity and effectiveness of our services themselves.
- All elements of our service structure have the responsibility to carefully consider all viewpoints in their decision-making processes.
- Any member of a service body can petition that body for the redress of a personal grievance, without fear of reprisal.
- Nar-Anon funds are used to further our primary purpose to carry the message, and must be managed responsibly.
- In keeping with the spiritual nature of Nar-Anon, our structure should always be one of service, never of governance
Reprinted with permission of
Nar-Anon Family Group Headquarters, Inc.
23110 Crenshaw Blvd. Suite A
Torrance, CA 90505
(310)-534-8188 or (800)-477-6291