Disease Concept of Alcoholism

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Stethoscope and Periscope - The Doctors Look at Alcohol
THAT there is a strong new beat to the pulse of the medical profession's recognition of alcoholism as a disease is indicated by even a casual survey...
Helping Hands
Reprinted from NCA Newsletter SEPTEMBER 16, 1957, Ralph K. Kharas of Syracuse, New York, made a decision--and history. "There is no just cause for...
Outside AA
Progress along all fronts in the attack on alcoholism is reported for the year just past by the National Council on Alcoholism. Information supplied...
January 10, 1957 (by H. W.)
LAST NIGHT a member celebrating his first six months in AA spoke of the immense feeling of belonging to the world that came to him when he read "AA...
Helping Hands (by Louis Cassels)
AMERICAN CHURCHES ARE SOFT-PEDALING their ancient differences over temperance in order to wage common war against alcoholism. They are learning that...
Helping Hands
A Survey by Elmo Roper and Associates as reported in the Los Angeles Examiner THE OLD STEREOTYPE OF THE TOWN DRUNK, as a lost sinner perversely...
AA Around the World (by J. J. H. V.)
I AM a member of the AA Maroela Group, Pietersburg, and sometime ago a letter from you to us was read in an AA gathering which we hold in a medical...
Short Snorts (by Welborn V.)
In a virtual blackout, a future member staggered home, made his way through the house and wound up in the shower stall of his bathroom. Groping in...
Across the Editor's Desk
If you haven't already seen it on page 15, we call your attention to a new cartoon feature by an artist who has been around AA for some time, and who...
Hlala Gahle (by H. H.)
TWELVE years ago I was completely lost; and all I once cared for--wife, children, home, job, fellow man and God--had almost gone. Then I met AA and...