Manipulation, cult groups, sects, and new religious movements
AFFs Family Education Service (FES), headed by Dr. Michael Langone,
combines existing AFF services with new services designed to improve AFFs capacity
to respond to families and individuals. FES provides, or will provide as it develops:
Cult Information Line
239.514.3081, which provides information and referral
from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday.
A wide range of publications and
An award-winning Web site containing resource listings,
lists of links to other
organizations, a group index of
Observer, abstracts from AFFs
Cultic Studies Journal, and other
practical information: http://www.csj.org.
Special research services to seek out information on
specific groups or topics.
Personalized telephone consultation with experts in the
field by appointment only.
designed to help families and former group members deal with the problems that confront
Personal consultation with experts in the field: currently
available at AFFs Florida office; additional sites to be determined in the future.
Special curricula that, when complete, will provide study
guides, workbooks, exercises, and self-tests (as well as correspondence course versions)
for loved ones of cult-involved persons, former members, professionals, and others.
For more information contact AFF.