From the October 1979 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Self-Help in Alaska

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.

A cooperative community approach is beginning to show positive results in combating chronic alcoholism among Alaskan natives that has defeated previous traditional methods.

The program has been developing over the past two years in the 25,000-square-mile Kuskokwim Delta region. The town of Bethel, 450 miles west of Anchorage, is the hub for 56 villages there.

The area is only...

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