Chemical Substance Abuse Among the Physically Disabled

  • Janet M. Francendese
  • Alan Glass


A young man pauses at the tavern door. His appearance is unremarkable—he is reasonably well groomed and neatly dressed. Staggering to the bar, he orders a drink. His speech is so slurred the bartender can barely understand him. To the bartender the signs are unmistakable. The young man is flagged, and forced to leave. Outside, he gives in to tears of rage. I am no drunk he tells himself; I am a cripple.


Cerebral Palsy Disable Person Bryn Mawr Physically Disable Mental Health Referral 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Janet M. Francendese
  • Alan Glass
    • 1
  1. 1.GKS, Inc.USA

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