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Outside AA
AA WAS CREDITED with being the outstanding rehabilitation facility for alcoholics, at a meeting sponsored by the U.S. Public Health Service in...
Dutch AA (by T. V. W.)
THE Netherlands have a population of some eleven million, more than one-third of whom live in the West Coast area delimited by the three largest...
Alcoholism--1959
1959 was the year: thatthe United States government made a grant of $1,000,000 for a United States-Canadian Commission to study and evaluate the...
I Didn't Want to Want to. . . (by Warden Clinton Duffy)
ONE OF the hundreds of alcoholic inmates who appear before the California Adult Authority (Parole Board), for fixing of sentence and possible parole...
Those Marvelous 12 Steps (by Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick)
IT WAS no theologian, spinning theories about God, who wrote AA's Twelve Steps. They were hammered out of the hard rock of experience by men in...
4. Working with professionals (by M.S.)
I HOPE I'll never forget the evening I came home after about the third or fourth AA meeting I had attended. I was carrying in my mind's eye and in my...
Pills for the Year 2000 (by Milton Golin)
Crystal ball gazing has become so commonplace, that looking less than five years ahead is frequently regarded as too tame. But what is beyond? What...
Mother of Five--and Alcoholic (by B. A.)
FOR fifteen years I had been drinking socially. At least it might have appeared so to an outsider. I was twenty-eight years old, married for ten...
The Twelve Steps Revisited/Step 12 (by J. E.)
OFTEN, if we keep our ears open, we have a chance to learn something from someone much younger in the movement than ourselves. Such an opportunity...
Changing Attitudes (by A. B.)
Numerous voluntary and tax-supported programs have become increasingly important in recent years in the treatment of alcoholism. In this article an...