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Ex-Mental Patients Help Each Other In 'Recovery, Inc.' By A. L. MftCALL Register Staff Writer , M6re than three dozen local and area persons have benefited since organization two and i half years ago of the Sandusky group of Recovery, Inc., an/association for nervous and former mental patients. Meeting weekly throughout the yea r, members ' discuss nervous c-f mental problems that are bothering them. They profit frorn the experiences of others who have, had the same or similar-difficulties. • , By means of the book "Mental Health Through Will-Training" by Dr. Abraham A. Low, self-help methods and other aids offered by Recovery Inc., members are able to aid themselves. ------ —_ /*" • ; v:-.v-?>X'0". ; •' M5 „* FALCON—New to the Falcon line for 1962 is a Falcon Squire, a standard four door, six passenger station wagon Like Alcoholics Anonymous, persons interested in the Recovery progfam must recognise their difficulties and have the will poWer to combat them. The local group has no officers and members r,emain anonymous to outsiders. A Sandusky housewife and an official of a manufacturing plant are- co* discussion, leader's, who preside at the roundtable meetings. Sessions of the group start at 8 p.m. each Monday at Grace Episcopal Church and are open .to persons of the city and suf- founding area. The co-leaders each received a week 's training at Recovery, Inc. headquarters in Chicago, their expenses being underwritten by two Sandusky service clubs. Several times a year the leaders are expected to attend refresher courses, the next of which will be held Oct. .13 and 14 at Cleveland. An average of 12 persons at- t e n d the weekly discussion meetings, but the figure fluc­ tuates from eight to as many as 18. Several members have been driving back and forth from Tiffin and are now interested "in forming a group in that city when a leader has been trained. The Erie County Guidance Center has referred some persons to the group and others have come upon the recommendation of physicians. Further information may be received about the group and its program by writing: Recovery, Inc.. P. 0. Box 931, Sandusky. There are now 400 local groups affiliated with Recovery, Inc., an increase of 50 from the time when the Sandusky group was organized. There are 15 groups in the Cleveland area, leaders of which have been inv i t e d to .attend the "One O'Clock Club" in the WEWS (Channel 5) studio, Cleveland, this Friday. Dorothy Fuklheim plans to interview one or more of the leaders during the telecast, which starts at noon. WE BOUGHT THE DISTRIBUTOR'S Westi

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  1. The Sandusky Register,
  2. 28 Sep 1961, Thu,
  3. Page 9

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