From the June 1977 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Soviet Attitudes

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.

One basic concept lies behind all preventive measures and treatment methods used in the Soviet Union: Alcoholism is a disease, but the individual is responsible for the drinking excesses he committed before he became a compulsive drinker.

-- From a report by the director of th

Lausanne, Switzerland

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