From the June 1977 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Control Tested as Preventive

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VANCOUVER, B.C.--Controlled drinking, the object of heated controversy recently, is being tried for the first time in British Columbia in a program for beginning alcoholics.

The Vancouver Health Department and University of B.C. psychologists teach people skills to help them keep their drinking below limits they set themselves.

UB psychology professor Lynn Alden said she hopes the program...

-- Tim Padmore