Drunkard's Refuge: The Lessons of the New York State Inebriate Asylum

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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.

Drunkard's Refuge: The Lessons of the New York State Inebriate Asylum 2004, University of Massachusetts Press

ISBN-13: 9781558494305

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