Information (P.I.) in Alcoholics Anonymous means carrying the message of
recovery to the still-suffering alcoholic by informing the general public about
the A.A. program. We carry the message by getting in touch with the media,
schools, industry, and other organization which can report on the nature and
purpose of A.A. and what it can do for alcoholics.” Public Information
Workbook pg 5.
you do? It is simple. First we would suggest taking a moment to review the A.A.
workbook on Public Information (A.A.
Public Information Workbook).
There are great ideas on reaching out to the public while staying within the
Such as - Does
your public/school library have a conference approved book, e.g 12X12 or In Our
Own Words (Young People in A.A.)?
The P.I. Workbook is a great resource for
guide letters in reaching out to: the Media on Anonymity; Schools; Physicians;
Police Department; Clergy; Senior Citizen Homes; and other entities.
P.I., like all
service work, is how we can reach out to the alcoholic through all the people
and entities that they touch that there is hope.
Each situation is different. Nor do we
feel we have all the answers. These are only suggestions that we have found
PI Kit for
A.A. In Your Community;
A.A. Membership Survey;
Anonymity Letter to the Media;
Information on Alcoholics Anonymous
Public Service Announcements (Video & Audio)
the contents of the
Public Information Kit.
We will be
Missouri State Convention;
Western Area of Missouri Convention;
Heart of the Ozarks Round-UP
are here for you.
Please contact us for any questions.
Yours in Service,
Area 39 Public Information Committee
Like all of A.A., the primary purpose of members involved with public information service is to carry the A.A. message to the alcoholic who still suffers. Working together, members of local Public Information committees convey A.A. information to the general public, including the media.
Public Service Announcements
Visit PSA page on AA.org
Link to A.A. Guidelines by GSO