From the November 1972 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Cross-Addictions

Graham Finney, head of New York City's Addiction Services Agency, said that one recent study of young teenagers in treatment for heroin addiction had shown that "90% of them started with alcohol."

Several other studies in the past year have pointed to alcohol as a significant factor in narcotics addiction.

-- Joe Feurey

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