Welcome, Fellow Recovered Alcoholics

This website was originally run by Jim H. in California. His transition from this material world to a life beyond physical embodiment occurred in spring 2001. His original Website was last updated: 25 April 1999 and  is, naturally, no longer maintained and paid for by him. According to his last will we continue his work. The newsletter material presented here is mostly from 1994 trough 1998. We updated most links, inserted working e-mail contacts and left the rest unchanged.

AA BBSG, June 2001

In accordance with the Declaration of Mexico, we invite you to join with us in harmonious and brotherly action to insure that Alcoholics Anonymous will always be available to the alcoholic who still suffers.

Many of us have grave concerns about the direction being taken by many groups within AA, and, at times, by the direction being taken by our New York Headquarters itself.

That concern was expressed in the first issue of OPPF in July, 1994.

At present, we are in the process of "marking up" back issues. As time goes by, we will be adding more back issues and more background material. In fact, because Raymond C. has volunteered to mark up old issues, that project should be speeded up significantly. Many thanks, Raymond!

Click here to see our latest issue, July/August 1998.

Links to other websites that contain materials that share our concern, though not necessarily our particular point of view, are listed below:

Anything appearing on this website may be freely reproduced, but beware of materials that are linked off-site. Materials appearing on other sites may be covered by copyright law.

Although our materials are not copyright protected, we ask that the usual provisions of anonymity (Traditions Eleven and Twelve) be observed in their distribution. This material is not intended for use or quotation outside of the fellowship. Thank you for your cooperation.

Your comments and suggestions as well as your patronage and support are genuinely encouraged.

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