Broadcast: Midmorning, 06/18/2009, 10:06 a.m.
A new book focuses on the people who are alcoholics but manage to keep their jobs, elude drunk driving charges and maintain at least an image of health. Despite appearances, these alcoholics are disguising an illness that may derail their lives.
- Sarah Allen Benton: Author of the new book, "Understanding the High Functioning Alcoholic." Benton is a licensed mental health counselor in Boston.
- Sarah Allen Benton's Blog: The High Functioning Alcoholic
- High Functioning Alcoholic
- Rethinking Drinking