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Service Handbooks

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This page contains all the service handbooks currently available from NA World Services. Shorter service resources, known as “Basics”, can be found here:



A Guide to Local Service in NA

Spanish | German

Service System Options GLS Addenda


A Guide to World Services in NA 2023–2026 (October 2023)

GWS in Spanish (2020-2022 Version)

 PR Handbook | Spanish

PR Handbook Resource Material


H&I Handbook (PDF format)

Mock Panel Tape, Side A (mp3 format)

Mock Panel Tape, Side B (mp3 format)

 Treasurer's Handbook | Italian | Russian 

Group Treasurer's Workbook



Institutional Group Guide

Portuguese (Brazil)

 Additional Needs Resource Information

The handbooks below are some of our older service resources, many of which have not been revised for some time. Printed copies of these will be discontinued when current stocks expire.


A Guide to Phoneline Service (1993)Handbook for Narcotics Anonymous Newsletters (1985)
Outreach Resource Information (1998)

Handbook for Narcotics Anonymous Literature Committee (1991)

Current literature development process (2022)


Narcotics Anonymous World Services ("NAWS") provides literature, service materials, bulletins and various other tools for NA members, NA groups, and NA service committees as resources in their NA service delivery efforts. Our production and distribution of these materials is not intended to imply that NAWS is in a position of authority over any of those who use these materials. NAWS does not have any centralized control over any NA members, NA groups, or other NA service committees.

All service materials produced by NAWS are offered as a reference resource, and their application is at the sole discretion of the user. They should not be considered directives or mandates from NAWS, and may be adapted or applied as the user sees fit. Additionally, NAWS takes no responsibility in any issues of liability that may result from the application of these materials.

News for the Public

Contains links to items of interest to the general public and professionals about the Fellowship of Narcotics Anonymous

PSA about Narcotics Anonymous

Information About NA

Resources for Professionals

Am I an Addict?

Welcome to NA

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