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DC Area Intergroup


"Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery
depends upon CMA unity"

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DC Area Intergroup


"Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery
depends upon CMA unity"

What is DCCMA Intergroup?

The general purpose of the District of Columbia Crystal Meth Anonymous (DCCMA) Intergroup is to carry the message to the addict who still suffers by providing a fellowship of support and education to people who are recovering from addiction to crystal meth.

The specific purpose of Intergroup is to:

1. Follow the principles of The Twelve Steps, The Twelve Traditions and The Twelve Concepts of Crystal Meth Anonymous

2. Promote unity through service among member groups, and to aid the groups in their common purpose of carrying the message to the crystal meth addict who still suffers. 

3. Provide information and literature to CMA groups in accordance with The Twelve Traditions of CMA and guidelines issued by CMA General Services Committee. 

4. Purchase and sell CMA and Intergroup approved literature, chips and medallions to the individual CMA groups. 

5. Maintain the Intergroup website, ensuring the most current information is available to those in need of help. 

6. Convene ad hoc committees to serve the Intergroup’s member groups as needed.

World Service Structure

Within the CMA world service structure, the DCCMA Intergroup represents the District of Columbia at the District and Area levels as described in the CMA World Service Manual. For more information on the CMA service structure and for the DCCMA Intergroup Bylaws, see below: 


CMA pamphlet - CMA Service Structure [PDF]

Full text - DCCMA Intergroup Bylaws [PDF]

Full text - DCCMA Intergroup Policies and Procedures [PDF]

Full text - DCCMA Intergroup Service Calendar [PDF]

Full text - CMA World Service Manual [PDF

Full text - 2014 General Service Conference Report [PDF]

Full text - 2016 CMA General Services Conference Delegate Packet [PDF]

Meeting Resources


Meeting Resources


Readings and Literature

The Literature Subcommittee of the General Service Conference produces literature for the Fellowship of CMA. The purpose of the literature produced by this subcommittee is to carry the message of recovery from crystal meth addiction through the application of the spiritual principles outlined in the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of CMA.

View and Download

A full list of conference approved literature as well as helpful pamphlets on sponsorship, service, business meetings, how to start a new meeting, and more are available to view and download at www.crystalmeth.org.

These materials are copyrighted by the fellowship of Crystal Meth Anonymous © 2008/2013. CMA grants a nonexclusive license to download, print, and copy these materials solely for your personal use and for use by CMA meetings only. CMA documents cannot be added too, deleted from or changed in any manner and must be printed 'as is'. However, we encourage local Intergroups, Districts and/or areas to stamp their contact information on the space provided on the back of the pamphlet. 

Chips & Medallions

Chips, medallions, literature, and newcomer packets are available at cost from the Intergroup.

Please see your meeting's Group Service Representative (GSR)  if you would like to purchase any of these items. GSRs may purchase items for their group at the DCCMA monthly business meeting - Order Form [PDF]

If you need chips or literature before the next Intergroup business meeting please email: lit.dccma@gmail.com

 

Being of Service

Being 'of service' is the core of our First Tradition: “Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon CMA unity.”

All Intergroup service positions are currently filled, however there are many ways you can be of service both at the group and area level.

Scroll down for information on how to become involved with one of our Service Committees.

For more on being of service in your group, read our pamphlet - What is a Service Commitment? [PDF]

Business Meetings

The DC Area Intergroup meets the last Tuesday of each month at 8:30 pm at the Triangle Club (Middle Room).

All members are welcome. 

For more on business meetings, read our pamphlet - What is a Business Meeting? [PDF]

Service Committees


Service Committees


Activities 

The primary purpose of the Activities Committee is to plan, organize and promote social activities and events for CMA members. 

Click 'Calendar' for information on the next meeting of the Activities Committee.

If you would like to start a CMA social activity come to the next meeting, or send an email to: 
act.dccma@gmail.com

 

Literature

The primary purpose of the Literature Committee is to coordinate activities related to publishing pamphlets, newcomer packets, and other Intergroup literature.

To contact the Literature Committee, send an email lit.dccma@gmail.com


Public Information

The Primary Purpose of the Public Information Committee is to manage the Intergroup website and respond to routine requests for information from individuals and the media. 

To contact the Public Information Committee, send an email to: 
info.dccma@gmail.com

 

Hospitals & Institutions

The primary purpose of the Hospitals & Institutions Committee is to carry the message of recovery to individuals who are confined, restricted, or otherwise unable to attend a Twelve Step CMA meeting. 

Click 'Calendar' for information on the next meeting of the H&I Committee.

For more on H&I, read our pamphlet - What is H&I? [PDF]

If you would like to get involved with the H&I Committee come to the next meeting, or send an email to: handi.dccma@gmail.com