A Programme of Group Counselling for Alcoholics

  • J. S. Madden


All treatment services axe capable of improvement; this study reports on extension of the therapeutic facilities for alcoholics on Merseyside and discusses the implications. Although the alcoholism services in this region were developed earlier and more extensively than in most parts of the United Kingdom there had been no provisions outside hospital wards for group counselling of alcoholics and their spouses. This gap was closed the Merseyside, Lancashire and Cheshire Council on Alcoholism (M.L.C.C.A.), which is a voluntary agency with educational and therapeutic aims, (Madden 1968).


Social Class Social Stability Group Counselling Probation Officer Psychiatric Ward 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. S. Madden
    • 1
  1. 1.Regional Addiction UnitChesterUK

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