Alcoholics Self-help Group Begins for Staff

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Summary

An alcoholics self-help group begins for Smithsonian Institution staff. Although it follows the format of Alcoholics Anonymous, it is not affiliated with AA. The program is run by Verdine (Dee) Frederick, a nurse in the National Museum of Natural History health office, and is run through the Office of Protection Services.

Subject

  • Frederick, Verdine (Dee)
  • Office of Protective Services

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, "The Torch," February 1981, p. 3.
  • Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 3, "The Torch," March 1981, p. 8.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1981

Topic

  • New Programs
  • Health
  • Police
  • Security
  • Watchmen

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