| 1. Our Common welfare should
come first; personal recovery
depends upon C.A. unity.
2. For our group purpose, there
is but one ultimate authority
- a loving God as He may express
Himself in our group conscience.
Our leaders are but trusted servants;
they do not govern.
3. The only requirement for C.A.
membership is a desire to stop
using cocaine and all other mind-altering
4. Each group should be autonomous
except in matters affecting other
groups or C.A. as a whole.
5. Each group has but one primary
purpose-to carry its message to
the addict who still suffers.
6. A C.A. group ought never endorse,
finance, or lend the C.A. name
to any related facility or outside
enterprise. Lest problems of money,
property and prestige divert us
from our primary purpose.
7. Every C.A. group ought to
be fully self-supporting, declining
8. Cocaine Anonymous should remain
forever nonprofessional, but our
service centers may employ special
9. C.A., as such, ought never
be organized; but we may create
service boards or committees directly
responsible to those they serve.
10. Cocaine Anonymous has no
opinion on outside issues; hence
the C.A. name ought never be drawn
into public controversy.
11. Our public relations policy
is based on attraction rather
than promotion; we need always
maintain personal anonymity at
the level of press, radio, television
12. Anonymity is the spiritual
foundation of all our Traditions,
ever reminding us to place principles
The Twelve Steps
and Twelve Traditions are reprinted
and adapted with permission of
Alcoholics Anonymous World Services,
Inc. Permission to reprint and
adapt the Twelve Steps and Twelve
Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous
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