From the June 1980 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Doctor, Lawyer. . .

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Sometime in 1980, the Florida Medical Association will probably establish a treatment program for impaired physicians.

"Addiction is a disease for the most part," says Dr. Ronald Wright, chief deputy Dade County medical examiner. "When doctors become addicted, they look at it as a very personal failure. That makes treatment a nightmare."

At Ridgeview Institute in Georgia, Dr....

-- Gene Miller

Miami, Florida