Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on July 30, 1972 · Page 131
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Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 131

Charleston, West Virginia
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Sunday, July 30, 1972
Page 131
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PATTERNS flY PAULINE CONTINUED had just been jilied by his girlfriend. The young man contemplated suicide, and even bought a gun. After two drinks he spilled his story to the bartender. The bartender consulted his "Help" booklet and persuaded the young man to stop in at the local Social Service Center. Beautician Sally Speidel tells of the wealthy patron whose breath reeked of liquor and who always carried a bottle in her large purse. One morning the woman blurted out that her heavy ""-- mi -TM--«-wr. ·.,.._».,, ·· ..,. . . : , . .. · _ , . , . . , ^,, i.v;- .j,-.. - f -' ·-,,·. '-:.'··'-^^y^'-C'.^^ A group of- student beauticians in a Bismarck beauty college listens to a lecture by Mental Health Association official that will enable them to help troubled customers. drinking was ruining her marriage, that she was thinking of "ending it all." Mrs. Speidel soothed her with the tale of another customer who had quit drinking after going to the Heartview Alcoholism Treatment Center in nearby Mandan. There really wasn't any such customer, but there is now, for, two weeks later, the woman wrote to Mrs. Speidel. She was sorry, she said, but she was canceling her regular appointment at the beauty parlor because she had just entered Heartview. "Sally," the letter concluded, "I think I can really lick it this time.'' Projects praised Already, North Dakota has received awards from the American Psychiatric Association and the Department of Health, Education and Welfare for its pioneering achievements in mental health. Moreover r its approach may catch on. Inquiries have come in from 15 other states, and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) has filmed training sessions at Bismarck's beauty colleges. How come North Dakota, one of our most rural states, is setting-the pace for the rest of the country? The answer, says Mrs. Wheeler, is citizen involvement. "We've made mental health so exciting," she declares, "it's caught the imaginations of volunteers aJI over our state." To which NIMH official Herbert I.. Rooney adds: "We're beginning to recognize that people are a natural resource for helping other people." 14 North Dakota Mental Health Association gives certificates to trained beauticians. ToqEihER KNITS P-664 That "all-together" fashion look that everyone admires can be yours with this show-stopping knit ensemble. The long-sleeved dress is knit in navy with thin white horizontal stripes, and the sleeveless coat is knit in the reverse. It's an ingenious and attractive switch, which can be worked with any two of your favorite colors. The stitch used is the simple and fast Stockinette, along with narrow Garter-Stitch stripes. Start working now on this great-looking outfit for fall. P-664 has complete knit directions for Sizes 8 to 18 inclusive. Send 60c to PARADE, Dept MM, Box 475, Radio City Station, New York, tJ.Y. K3OTS. Print ratne, address, zip code and pattern number. Include an extra 75c for a copy of PARADE'S Pattern and Needlework Book filled with dozens more lovely designs from which to choose more dress and needlework patterns. PARADE · JULY 30, 1972

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