From the August 1980 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Trouble in Trinidad

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Senator Michael Beaubrun, noted psychiatrist, speaking to the Senate [of Trinidad and Tobago], announced some startling statistics.

According to him, three-quarters of the country's labor force are in need of help to overcome alcoholic problems or problems of health related to alcoholism. He said that 47% of male and 26% of female admissions to the Port-of-Spain (Trinidad] Hospital...

-- Editorial

Trinidad, W.I.