Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 1991-D172
Title: Make the Problem of Alcohol and Drug Addiction a Program Priority
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred As Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 70th General Convention of the Episcopal Church establish that addressing addiction to alcohol and other drugs should be one of the program priorities for the Episcopal Church during the next triennium; and be it further

Resolved, That the Episcopal Church proclaim that the abuse of and addiction to alcohol and other drugs adversely affect the people of the Church, and that awareness of these problems provides an opportunity for ministry; and be it further

Resolved, That the Advocacy, Witness and Justice Unit be directed to work cooperatively with such constituency groups as the National Episcopal Coalition on Alcohol and Drugs, the Recovering Co-Dependent Clergy Association, the Recovered Alcoholic Clergy Association, and other pastoral and social ministry organizations to develop materials and programs to implement their call to mission.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Phoenix, 1991 (New York: General Convention, 1992), p. 389.