From the August 1978 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Warnings on Prescription Drugs

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.

The National Institute on Drug Abuse estimates that 2,000,000 American women have become dependent on prescription drugs. It estimates that 5,000,000 women, including many of the drug-abusing group, are alcoholics. The combination of alcohol and drugs is highly potent, sometimes fatal.

-- Boyce Rensberger

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