Institutes of Scientific Studies for the Prevention of Alcoholism

Organizations set up in various parts of the world to carry on research work and provide training in all phases of the alcohol problem. Sponsored by the National Committees for the Prevention of Alcoholism in the respective countries, these institutes carry on educational programs for the prevention of alcoholism through publications, films, forums, and radio and television programs. Educationally, the institute conducts sessions at which instruction is given on the graduate level. The institute course of study is not designed primarily for the layman, though many civic-minded laymen attend the courses; it is intended for people on the professional level, such as teachers, educators, law-enforcement officials, public and mental health leaders, physicians, editors, social and welfare worker...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.