From the August 1977 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Long-Range View

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Diane Fontaine, project director for an association of halfway house alcoholism programs in St. Paul, Minn., said recovery programs with the greatest success records are those which recognize that at least two or three alcohol-free years are required as a minimum for an alcoholic to begin a new kind of life-style.

-- The Journal (Addiction Research Foundation)

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