From the October 1971 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

National Record?

The alcoholism rate in San Francisco, Calif., may be the highest in the nation, the mental-health advisory board of that city recently reported to the board of supervisors and mayor. About 48,000 persons have drinking problems sufficient to interfere with functioning. The cirrhosis rate and the suicide rate are almost four times the national rate.

-- Physician's Alcohol Newsletter

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