From the March 1982 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Up From the Streets

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.

Rancho Laguna Seca (RLS) operates a voluntary, long-term rehabilitation program for public inebriates that is very comprehensive, yet costs less than jail, according to Robert Reid, executive director of the private, nonprofit center.

In the South Valley foothills of San Jose, California, RLS provides residential treatment for approximately 74 men and ten women, under contract to...

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