What is a NA coin?

What is a NA coin?

Narcotics Anonymous Medallions (coins) In 1953 Narcotics Anonymous, originally called AA/NA, was founded in California USA by Jimmy Kinnon and others.

What are Na chips?

NA recovery chips also known as Narcotics Anonymous coins. These plastic chips are a great way to celebrate recovery.

How do you get sobriety coins?

It is traditionally a medallion the size of a poker chip, 33 mm (1.30 in) (standard) or 34 mm (1.26 in) in diameter, marking the sobriety time achieved, awarded for abstaining from alcohol while with the program. In other 12-step programs it is to mark time abstaining from whatever the recipient is staying away from.

What do na coins look like?

N.A. key tags are: white to begin or restart the program; orange for 30 days; green for 60 days; red for 90 days; blue for six months; yellow for nine months; “glow in the dark” for one year; gray for 18 months; and black for two or more years.

What can you do with AA chips?

Today’s practice of giving AA sobriety chips is used to celebrate successful recovery milestones. The use of AA sobriety chips differs from group to group, but many fellowships provide chip or medallion nights to celebrate the individuals receiving a token. Other fellowship groups hand them out during AA meetings.

What do the NA tags mean?

Welcome/Just For Today – White, 30 Days – Orange, 60 Days – Green, 90 Days – Red, 6 Months – Blue, 9 Months – Yellow, 1 Year – Moon-Glow, 18 Months – Gray, Multiple Years – Black.

What do the chips mean in AA?

AA chips are small, round tokens that are given to people in recovery. They signify how long a person has been sober and serve as a physical reminder to take one day at a time. Although AA sobriety chips are not a mandatory part of the 12-Step Program, it’s a common practice to use them and it’s a part of AA culture.

How often do you get sobriety chips?

A red chip is given for thirty days (one month) of sobriety. A person will receive a gold chip for sixty days of sobriety (two months). The emerald chip will be given once an individual is sober for ninety days (three months). There is a purple chip given to those who have remained sober for four months.

Does UK AA give out chips?

Recovery 12 are proud to offer sobriety medallions, AA chips, 12 step Inspirational literature and recovery cards, AA chips to groups and individuals throughout the UK, Europe & the World. We also stock recovery and sobriety gifts such as recovery bookmarks, recovery candles, recovery AA key rings.

What color is a 90 day AA chip?

Typically, A.A. chips include: white to start or renew a commitment to sobriety; yellow for 30 days; red for 90 days; blue for six months; green for nine months; and a bronze chip for one or more years.

What is the White chip in AA?

One of the chips may be called a “white chip,” “surrender chip,” or “24-hour chip.” This chip is for anyone new or returning to A.A. interested in giving sobriety a chance for 24 hours. The meeting may also leave time to see who is available to sponsor by a show of hands.

How do you hand out AA chips?

Let’s begin!

  1. I Am Proud of Who You Are. It’s easy to get entrenched in the glamor of alcohol with how effectively the industry has marketed itself.
  2. I Admire Your Strength.
  3. I Am Here.
  4. Keep It Up.
  5. Speak from the Heart.
  6. AA Sobriety Chips Are Worth Celebrating.