Prisons & Parolees

San Quentin Federal Prison

San Quentin, California

In the mid 1970s the AH support group in San Quentin was founded by Dr. Gerald Jampolsky to offer psycho-social/spiritual tools for prisoners both long-term as well as for those anticipating their release. This large support group, which continues to this day, is the longest running AH group in the world and remains a model for many other facilities.

For further information please contact: Andy Alpine at [email protected]

Atascadero Prison Hospital

Atascadero, California

An Attitudinal Healing workshop was given at the request of members of the association of California Prison Ministries at Atascadero.

Hawaii Center for Attitudinal Healing Prison Programs

Oahu, Kauai, and Hawaii Island

Since 2004, the Hawaii Center has offered Attitudinal Healing programs in correctional facilities on Oahu, Kauai, and Hawaii Island. The Center has worked directly with the Department of Public Safety to provide Attitudinal Healing workshops, support groups and the Power to Choose program for staff members, correctional officers, recently released women, and women currently incarcerated at the Kailua correctional facility.

For further information please contact Trish Ellis at [email protected] or 877.244.3392 ex.702

Penal de Puente Grande (Prison)

Guadalajara, Mexico

CECURA Guadalajara has innovated Attitudinal Healing to create a 100-day program for addicted inmates in the Puente Grande Prison in Guadalajara, one of the largest Federal prisons in Mexico. The program is a combination of Attitudinal Healing, Pastoral Counseling, and Alcoholics Anonymous. Over the past nine years, about 1,700 inmates have successfully completed the program, most of whom were working towards release into private life, where groups were also available to them.

This program is a model for other prisons with a sobriety success rate of approximately 70%, which is significantly higher than most known programs.

For further information please contact: Dr. Carlos Aquirre at [email protected]

AH Online Parolee Peer Support Group

Men and women parolees are invited to explore how Attitudinal Healing concepts can assist them in dealing with the choices, challenges, and changes they may encounter as part of transitioning from institutional to private life.

For further information please contact: Andy Alpine at [email protected]

Visions for Prisons

A non-profit prison ministry founded by Dan Millstein, Visions for Prisons used meditation and Attitudinal Healing as healing agents for prison inmates in numerous countries as well as throughout the U.S. For more than 10 years, the program helped make accessible the helpful tools for changing one’s mind, thinking, and attitudes. This program was the 1995 International Jampolsky Award recipient.

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