From the January 1982 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

One More Handicap

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More than 36,000,000 people in this country are physically or mentally disabled, and there is growing evidence that this population is particularly vulnerable to alcoholism. [Their] special needs have only recently been recognized by alcoholism treatment agencies and the broader rehabilitation services network.

[Dr. Alexander] Boros points out in a discussion of the deaf, "In large...

-- Alcohol Health and Research World