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Aftercare Program

As soon as a patient enters, the alcoholism treatment unit of Topeka (Kans.) State Hospital, plans are made, for his eventual return to the community. Under an innovative followup and aftercare program, the alcoholism counselor builds a supportive team in the community, depending on the patient's own needs, so that when he is discharged, his rehabilitation will continue.

In this arrangement, described by William S. Simpson, MD, clinical director of the hospital, and Phillip W. Webber, A. B., formerly its alcoholism-unit director and now coordinator of Shawnee Community... Login to read more
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