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ERIC Number: ED214710
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Alcoholism and the Hispanic: A Mutual Concern = El Alcoholismo y Los Hispanos Una Preocupacion Nacional. Proceedings of the National Hispanic Conference on Alcoholism (San Antonio, Texas, September 7-10, 1981).
AVANTE International Systems Corp., San Antonio, TX.
Written in Spanish and English, the proceedings include 6 papers and the recommendations presented at the conference on alcoholism and alcohol-related problems among Hispanics attended by approximately 400 participants, representing 29 states, Puerto Rico, and Mexico. "The Challenge of the 1980's: Action Through Unity" discusses the need for unity among service delivery agencies. "Alcoholism Among Hispanics" briefly reviews the prevalence of alcohol use and abuse among Hispanics. "Inpatient Aftercare Service Systems: The Essentiality of Continued Treatment for the Chicano Community" discusses the importance of continued treatment so the Chicano substance abuser can remain sober. "Issues in the Delivery of Services for Alcoholics" discusses such issues as the social and political context of alcoholism programs, incorporation of management instruments, manpower needs, and the use of "ethnic" professionals. "Achievement of the Hispanic Dream" discusses the commitment to improve the life style and the problem of alcoholism among Hispanics. The final paper discusses a national strategy for unified action. Recommendations in the areas of treatment (special and general populations), prevention, training, research, and state and national public policy are provided. A listing of committee members, San Antonio host committee, and conference participants is appended. (NQA)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (DHHS), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: AVANTE International Systems Corp., San Antonio, TX.