From the December 1980 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Federal Focus on the Disabled

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A new initiative by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism to develop treatment services for alcoholic persons with additional physical and/or mental disabilities provides an opportunity to strengthen the relationship of alcoholism treatment programs with the rehabilitation field in meeting the needs of this neglected population, John R. DeLuca, director, NIAAA, said. The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 requires that all human services be accessible to the disabled.

-- NIAAA Information and Feature Service

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