Dr. Jean Kirkpatrick was born on November 19 1926 and died on December 7, 2006. Dr. Jean Kirkpatrick set up Women for Sobriety (WFS) in 1976.
Only women are allowed to attend the meetings as they focus on women's issues in relation to alcohol.
Kirkpatrick believes that because more women who abuse alcohol and suffer from low self-esteem they need a different treatment regime than men.
A Fresh Start details Kirkpatrick's experiences from her drinking days through to her maintaining sobriety.
Book Review:Dr. Jean Kirkpatrick A Fresh StartDr Jean Kirkpatrick has been working and campaigning for women in the fight against alcoholism among women.
She attended AA meeting for three years and could not stop using alcohol.
Jean espouses the 'New Life Program' of Women for Sobriety, which she claims was her influence in maintaining sobriety.
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