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Sixty-three years behind the times

Only three stops on a trip to LAX! Sign me up.

Only three stops on a trip to LAX! Sign me up.

Here is a great quote about the state of substance abuse treatment in America, lifted from a new book, Inside Rehab, by Anne Fletcher and broadcast in this post by NY Times health writer Jane Brodey. Despite substantial gains in learning what works in substance abuse treatment, most programs "use exactly the same kind of treatment you would have received in 1950," according to A. Thomas McLellan, co-founder of the Treatment Research Institute in Philadelphia.

Ready to board your flight to LA in a 1950 Douglas DC-3?

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