From the March 1979 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Alcoholism Plus. . .

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Deaf people who are also alcoholics are a minority within a minority and remain essentially untreated, according to Edith Watson, of the alcohol rehabilitation center at Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital.

One major reason they remain excluded is the protection the deaf community offers its own. The deaf mistrust the hearing world for a number of reasons, share a common...