SCV Hospitals & Institutions Committee

We must carry the message, else we ourselves can wither and those who haven’t been given the truth may die. Bill W. 1951 AA Legacy of Service SCV H & I Abridged Statement of purpose The sole purpose of Santa Clarita Valley H & I is to carry the message of...

Literature List

Literature Provided Free to those in Treatment or Confined. A.A. Fact: A.A.World Services started printing soft-cover Big Books (BB) because hard-covers were not allowed in prisons. Alcoholics Anonymous – Portable, soft-cover Alcohòlicos Anònimos en rùstica (BB...

The Twelve Traditions

The Twelve Traditions One—Our common welfare should come first; personal recovery depends upon A.A. unity. Two—For our group purpose there is but one ultimate authority—a loving God as He may express Himself in our group conscience. Our leaders are but trusted...

History of H&I AA

In 1942, Warden Duffy at the San Quentin prison noticed that 80% of the prisoners released ended up back in prison and that alcohol was usually a contributing factor. He was aware of a group called Alcoholics Anonymous who claimed recovery from this terrible disease,...