The Alcoholic : How Sick Into Treatment ? How Well When Discharged ?

@inproceedings{Gentaial2007TheA,
  title={The Alcoholic : How Sick Into Treatment ? How Well When Discharged ?},
  author={Elizabeth Gentaial},
  year={2007}
}
  • Elizabeth Gentaial
  • Published 2007
With a title such as mine, you need to know where I am coming from. I worked seven years with skid road alcoholics, and later with some of their estranged families on welfare. We speak of skid roaders derogatorily. They are society's failures, school failures (the majority were learning-disabled), and our treatment program failures. Many once well employed had alcoholism treatment at expensive facilities and later as treatment failures skidded down the road to welfare and Salvation Army-type… CONTINUE READING

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