Central Washington Area Narcotics Anonymous

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Public Relations

To be of service in the Public Relations Committee you must first attend an orientation at one of the regularly scheduled Committee Meetings listed below.
Central Washington Area PR Orientation Packet Central Washington Area PR Orientation Packet 

Subcommittee Meetings

Area Public Relations Subcommittee
1st Sunday of Every Month
9:00 AM Business Meeting
506 S. Pine St.
Ellensburg, WA 98926
View Map - PR Guidelines Guidelines 

Divisional Public Relations Committee Meetings (DPRC)

Yakima DPRC Meetings
3rd saturday of Every Month
12:30 PM  Business meeting
2900 Powerhouse Rd. (clubhouse)
Yakima, WA
Moses Lake DPRC Meetings
3rd Wednesday of Every Month
6:15 PM Business Meeting
1020 South A St.
Moses Lake, WA
View Map

Kittitas DPRC Meetings

The PR Basics pamphlet contains material from the Public Relations Handbook which has been simplified. It was designed for members who are considering PR service and desire to gain a basic understanding of PR principles. 
View PR Basics

The H&I Basics pamphlet contains a simplified version of the information contained in the H&I Handbook and has been recently updated to reflect current service practices. 
View H&I Basics 

The Public Relations Handbook is a service tool which encompasses various facets of NA public relations including planning, the media, criminal justice professionals, treatment, healthcare, phonelines, internet technology, event planning, fellowship development, and government.
View Public Relations Handbook 

Much of the Public Relations Handbook's support material is updated regularly to meet the changing needs of our public relations service efforts. The resource material includes:
View Chapter 2: Core Public Relations Principles
View Chapter 3: Effective Services/Planning
View Chapter 4: Preparation and Training for Interacting with the Public
View Chapter 5: Media
View Chapter 6: Criminal Justice
View Chapter 7: Treatment
View Chapter 9: Phonelines
View Chapter 10: Internet Technology
View Chapter 11: Event Planning
View Chapter 12: Fellowship Development 

Our 24 Hr Phoneline service is staffed by members of NA who want to help the still suffering addict. If you are interested in becoming a Phoneline Volunteer please check out the Volunteer Packet and attend your local Divisional PR Orientation.
View Phoneline Volunteer Packet 
View Call Log Sheet 

The Hospitals & Institutions Handbook was developed based on extensive input from H&I Subcommittees throughout the fellowship, this handbook contains material and suggestions that will work in most H&I settings.
View H&I Handbook 

Hospitals & Institutions: (H&I) is an important service in our Public Relations efforts in NA. Our PR Subcommittee carries the NA message of recovery to addicts who, due to incarceration or institutionalization, do not have full access to regular Narcotics Anonymous meetings.

If you are interested in getting involved in the Central Washington PR Committee please attend your local Divisional PR Orientation or the Area PR Committee Meeting.


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