Who We Are

Narcotics Anonymous is an international, community-based association of recovering addicts with more than 67,000 weekly meetings in over 139 countries.

Narcotics Anonymous books and information pamphlets are currently available in 49 languages, with translations in process for 16 languages.

The New Beginnings Area of Narcotics Anonymous serves Altamont, Effingham, Mattoon, Charleston, Shelbyville, Pana, Vandalia, and St Elmo, Illinois. We hold regularly scheduled meetings within these cities.

Upcoming Meetings

Printable meeting list

Currently there are 9 meetings known of in the area that take place:

  • Tuesdays at 7pm 311 7th Street, Charleston, IL, 61920 Open Meeting
  • Wednesdays at 7pm 311 7th Street, Charleston, IL, 61920 Open Meeting
  • Thursdays at 6:30pm 320 N. 21st street, Mattoon, IL Open Meeting.
  • Saturdays at 10:30am 2175 E. Harrison Ave. Charleston, IL. Open Meeting, entrance located in the back of building.
  • Sundays at 10:30am 121 W. State Street Charleston IL. Closed Meeting

You can find a list of all of the meetings that take place within the Greater Illinois Region below.

Greater Illinois Region Meeting List

Worldwide Virtual NA Meetings

Any questions you might have about Narcotics Anonymous or this website please submit them to the form below or email us at newbeginningsarea@gmail.com