From the June 1977 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Negative Picture

Many of these items are contrary to AA philosophy. Their publication here does not mean that the Grapevine endorses or approves them; they are offered solely for your information.

STRASBOURG, FRANCE--When Alsatian school-children ages 7 to 14 were given an assignment to draw pictures representing either alcoholism or sobriety, most chose to represent the dangers of alcoholism. And automobile accidents were by far the most frequent theme.

That alcoholism is a source of anguish for children of this age group was apparent in the thick lines and frequent use of red, brown, and...

-- Lynn Payer