From the August 1979 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Blurring the Focus

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.

I have a deep concern which centers on the boundaries of programming to deal with alcohol problems and programming aimed at other problems. The concepts that we use in this field are becoming increasingly blurred.

The "employee assistance program" design has come to be the dominant programming modality. With this has come a dilution of the identity of work-based...

-- Paul M. Roman, Ph.D.