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Around AA - Items of AA Information and Experience
AA is not an employment or social-work agency, but. . . The Fishermen Assembly of East Orange, N.J., two years old in September, presents an...
Around AA - Items of AA Information and Experience
From California: "I am greatly concerned about the future of AA. Professionalism is setting in by leaps and bounds," writes a 29-year AA member,...
Experimental Programs (by Albert R. Karr)
Experimental Programs Douglas C. Toms, director of the National Highway Safety Bureau, has set curbing the drunk driver as one of his top immediate...
Probation and Treatment (by John S. Mason)
Probation and Treatment The Criminal Justice Planning Commission approved a 1970--71 operating plan calling for expenditure of $4,565,000 in Federal...
About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment
The American Medical Society on Alcoholism held its first annual meeting June 23--24, in Chicago and Park Ridge, Ill. AMSA states: "The purpose of...
The Hazards of AAS' Counseling for Pay (by John L. Norris, MD)
AT A RECENT meeting, two AA members who work as counselors in VA hospitals reported that more than fifty VA hospitals have employed AAs in this...
Helping People Is a Ticklish Business (by Dr. Alan Keith-Lucas)
TO HELP another human being may sound like a very simple process. Actually it is one of the hardest things that anyone can be called on to do.
About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment
A unique experiment aimed ultimately at improving and expanding treatment for alcoholics all over the country took place in April and May at...
The Price Tag on Personal Growth (by G. N. G.)
IF YOU ARE a social or behavioral scientist (as I am), you can look at AA this way: It represents the First successful effort in history by a group...
Hope for Skid Row (by C. A.)
Thanks for your note. I had no idea when I first wrote ["Old GVs Wanted," letter in August Grapevine] that I would swamp your office with mail....