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2 TREATMENT FACILITIES and other non-correctional establishments COMMITTEE ‟ Practical experience shows that nothing Exerpt from Alcoholics Anonymous, page 89. Reprinted with permission from A.A. World Services, Inc. Exerpt from Alcoholics Anonymous, page 89. Reprinted with permission from A.A. World Services, Inc. It works when other activities fail. ” as intensive work with other alcoholics. will so much insure immunity from drinking

3 … B ill insisted on the fact that alcoholism … He learned this truth of primary importance from …of body, mind and spirit… is a sickness… Dr. Silkworth at the Towns Hospital in New York City… TREATMENT FACILITIES COMMITTEE

4 HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS - Dr Silkworth of Towns hospital declares Bill an incurable alcoholic - Meeting of Bill and Bob - Birth of AA - Bill and Bob visit alcoholics at a hospital in Akron, Ohio - Dr. Bob and Sister Ignatia establish a treatment center at St. Thomas Hospital in Akron - First AA group in a psychiatrict establishment founded at the Rockland Hospital in New York State - Dr. Silkworth and Teddy R. treat alcoholics at Knickerbocker Hospital in New York

5 - The American Psychiatric Association recognizes the merits of AA - The American Public Health Association awards AA the Lasker Trophy - Dr. W.W. Bauer and Dr. Harry Tiebout witness the benefits of AA - Bill corresponds with Dr. Carl Jung The General Service Conference votes to disolve its Intitutions Committee - Establishment of a Treatment Facilities Committee HISTORICAL HIGHLIGHTS

6 MANDATE OF THE TREATMENT FACILITIES COMMITTEE Carrying the message to Treatment Facilities Establisments Hospitals C. B. D. A. Rehabs Detox Clinics Shelters and Reception Centers All other non-correctional institutions and establishments Coordinating the work of AA members and groups in Treatment Facilities Establisments Raise interest for Treatment Facilities groups through service meetings Organize monthly information meetings for Treatment Facilities groups

7 Provide Treatment Facilities groups with literature G. F. I. E. Participation in different Service meetings to inform members of the needs and understandings of Treatment Facilities Visiting Treatment Facilities groups in their environment, acknowledging their involvement and recognizing their needs Establishing constructive ties with administrators of non-correctional institutions in order to create new groups J. Answering to the needs of establisments interested in having the presence of AA H. Visiting Districts to make DCMs and GSRs aware of the Bridging the Gap Program MANDATE OF THE TREATMENT FACILITIES COMMITTEE

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9 BRIDGING THE GAP PROGRAM

10 BRIDGING THE GAP PROGRAM For the residents to be released Filling out forms and submitting them to the responsible authorities Forms are available at the treatment establisment or on the Area87 Web site at : Forms are available at the treatment establisment or on the Area87 Web site at : Forms are available at the treatment establisment or on the Area87 Web site at : Forms are available at the treatment establisment or on the Area87 Web site at :

11 Area 88 Area 88 Area 89 Area 89 Area 90 Area 90 Area 83 (Ontario) Area 83 (Ontario) Area 48 (New York) Area 70 (Vermont) BRIDGING THE GAP HOSPITAL Resident Area 87 Area 87 For the residents soon to be released For the residents soon to be released Filling out forms and submitting them to the responsible authorities BRIDGING THE GAP PROGRAM

12 For those who want to help Provide the DCM and the GSRs of your District with the completed questionnaire for future reference BRIDGING THE GAP PROGRAM Forms are available from your GSRs, or at the Services Office or on our web site at : Forms are available from your GSRs, or at the Services Office or on our web site at :

13 Area 89 Area 89 Area 90 Area 90 Area 83 (Ontario) Area 83 (Ontario) Area 48 (New York) Area (Vermont) BRIDGING THE GAP Temporary sponsor Temporary sponsor DCM District 04 District HOSPITAL Resident Area 87 Area 87 For those who want to help Provide the DCM and the GSRs of your District with the completed questionnaire for future reference Area 88 Area 88 BRIDGING THE GAP PROGRAM

14 Area 89 Area 89 Area 90 Area 90 Area 83 (Ontario) Area 83 (Ontario) Area 48 (New York) Area 70 (Vermont) Temporary Sponsor Temporary Sponsor DCM District 04 District 04 TC District Coordinator HOSPITAL Resident Area 88 Area 88 For those who want to help Provide the completed questionnaire to the coordinator of the TC committee of your District for future reference BRIDGING THE GAP PROGRAM Area 87 Area 87 BRIDGING THE GAP

15 Area 89 Area 89 Area 83 (Ontario) Area 83 (Ontario) Area 48 (New York) Area 70 (Vermont) BRIDGING THE GAP THERAPY Residents Area 87 Area 87 Area 88 Area 88 Area 90 Area 90 BRIDGING THE GAP PROGRAM

16 Area 89 Area 89 Area 83 (Ontario) Area 83 (Ontario) Area 48 (New York) Area 70 (Vermont) BRIDGING THE GAP TREATMENT CENTER TREATMENT CENTER Resident (female) DCM District 24 District Area 87 Area 87 Area 88 Area 88 Area 90 Area 90 Temporary Sponsor (female) BRIDGING THE GAP PROGRAM

17 Area 89 Area 89 Area 83 (Ontario) Area 83 (Ontario) Area 48 (New York) Area 70 (Vermont) BRIDGING THE GAP TREATMENT CENTRE TREATMENT CENTRE Resident (female) DCM District 24 District 24 Temporary Sponsor (female) Area 87 Area 87 Area 88 Area 88 Area 90 Area 90 TC District Coordinator TC District Coordinator BRIDGING THE GAP PROGRAM

18 QUESTIONS ? You have questions, do you need to know more ? Contact us at: Regional Services Office By French : English: Web Cellular for the Bridging the Gap Program

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