Drunkard's Refuge: The Lessons of the New York State Inebriate Asylum
Opened during the Civil War in 1864, the New York State Inebriate Asylum in Binghampton was the first medically directed addiction treatment centre in the US. This book provides a lively account of this pioneering facility and its charismatic founder, Dr Joseph Edward Turner.
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