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Changing the Public Image
LEWISTON, N.Y.--"If I can stop after a few drinks, I don't see why they can't."
Expressed by the majority of social drinkers toward the minority of alcoholics, such an attitude lies near the heart of public misunderstanding of alcoholism, according to a state expert on the problem. Robert Burda, program director of the State Department of Mental Hygiene's Division on Alcoholism, spoke at the opening session of an eight-part series at Lewiston-Porter High School.
Approximately 60 were in Lew-Port's auditorium for the discussion. In-service credit is being...
-- Richard Wiltamuth
N.Y., Niagara Falls