From the February 1979 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Doctors and Patients

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.

Anyone knowing a physician who is an alcoholic, a drug addict, or mentally ill has been requested to inform the state's [Maryland's] medical society in private so that the problem doctor can be helped.

Responding to what are considered "severe and debilitating" problems that affect about one of every ten physicians during their lifetimes, the society intends to help them, not...

-- Brian J. Porter

Prince Georges County, Maryland