- The primary purpose of D.R.A. is to carry the
message of recovery to men and women who experience a dual disorder.
- D.R.A. has two requirements for membership; a
desire to stop using alcohol and other intoxicating drugs, and a
desire to manage our emotional or psychiatric illness in a healthy
and constructive way.
- We welcome men and women of all personal beliefs,
our program is one of personal freedom and choice.
- Our groups and service work are guided by the
principles of the 12 Steps of D.R.A.
- Each group is independent, to better meet the
recovery needs of our members. We are sensitive to the well being
and unity of other groups and to D.R.A. as a whole.
- To maintain our primary purpose, we avoid all
outside distractions. We need not become involved in financial
entanglements, lend the D.R.A. name for outside activities and
issues, or become drawn into public controversy.
- Every DRA group ought to be self-supporting.
- D.R.A. is a volunteer, self-help organization. To
carry out our service work, we may employ special workers, form
committees and coordinate projects.
- Our individual dual recovery depends on D.R.A.
unity. We carry the message through our personal recovery and our
- D.R.A. is a non-professional program. We do not
provide chemical dependency, mental health or other social services.
D.R.A. has no opinion regarding the appropriate use of medications
or other methods of managing our symptoms.
- In D.R.A. we share an equal partnership in dual
recovery. Our traditions and service work help us maintain the
integrity of our program, to provide for others and to enhance the
unity of D.R.A. as a whole.
- Personal anonymity is the right of every D.R.A.
member. We practice anonymity at the level of public media.
This Web site and all content is copyright protected by DRA World Network Inc., and is not in the public domain.
The DRA Crest logo is Trademark protected by DRA World Network Inc., and is not in the public domain.