Save the date for the UK convention this year. Please start sharing at your meeting and asking your group what service they want to do at the convention this year and bring ideas to the May Intergroup! Thanks
- What is Public Information?
- Bringing D.A.literature & posters to churches, meeting places, & more!
- Starting a Beginners Meeting
- Setting up a P.I. Booth at a Conference for Psychotherapists
- Coordinating placing D.A.literature into Conference Packets for Employee Assistance Professionals
Speaker portion of all calls will be available as podcasts on the D.A. website at: https://www.debtorsanonymous.org/podcasts
PLEASE SHARE THIS ANNOUNCEMENT AT YOUR MEETINGS & KINDLY FORWARD THIS E-MAIL TO OTHER D.A. MEMBERS.
After the speaker presentations, callers will be given the opportunity to participate in shares and Q&A.
Dial-in number: 0330 998 1320 Access code: 617093#
The Tuesday ‘Carrying the Message’ Phone meeting is on Christmas Day as usual at 8pm-9pm
Simply call : 0330 777 1307
Access code is: 2467128#
GSB-PI Media Contact Training
Saturday 27 January 2018 5 PM – 6:30 PM GMT
Call number 0330 998 1253, then access code 172285#
Participants: Training will be open to all D.A. members, both those who wish to learn how to respond to requests by the media for information about D. A., and members who would like to learn more about how to discuss D.A. with people outside of the Fellowship.
Purpose of This Call: To train D.A. members who may wish to respond to inquiries from the media about D.A.
Pre-Training Suggested Reading List:
-Twelve Steps & Twelve Traditions and Twelve Concepts of Debtors Anonymous:
Traditions Three, Five, Ten, Eleven, and Twelve
-Public Information Manual for Debtors Anonymous: this is on the UK website under ‘Carrying the message’
page 6 – Some Responsibilities of PI Reps (mentions Media Training)
pages 8 – 9 – Media Contact Training
page 10 – Guidelines for D.A. Members responding to the media
page 11 – Suggested Criteria for D.A. Speakers’ Media Interviews
page 12 – Guidelines for Understating D.A.’s Tradition of Attraction vs. Promotion
page 13 – Activities not Recommended for Attracting Members
page 16 – Memo for Members when Dealing with or Contacting the Media
page 18 – History of D.A.
page 25 – Memo to the Media & Press
page 29 – Media Guidelines
page 30 – Suggested Media Release Form
page 34 – D.A. IS & D.A. Is NOT
Debtors Anonymous website www.debtorsanonymous.org
–http://debtorsanonymous.org/getting-started/free-literature for the Debtors Anonymous Manual for Service and Twelve Signs of Compulsive Debting
-Public Information Manual for Debtors Anonymous: http://debtorsanony mous.org/fellowship-services/public-information
-The Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions, and Twelve Concepts of Debtors Anonymous: Thirty- Six Principles of Recovery, available for purchase at http://debtorsanonymous.org /fellowship-services/order-literature
-Your own anonymous email
To playback the recording (speaker shares only) 712.451.1092 access code 172285#