From the February 1978 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Treatment for Teenagers

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Talbot Hall, a division of St. Anthony Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, is opening an adolescent alcoholism unit. The program is designed to meet the specific needs of young people aged 13 through 18.

An intensive treatment program of four to five weeks will be offered. The program is based on AA philosophy and uses the Twelve Steps in treatment. The treatment plan also includes AA...