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Nexus Recovery Center Celebrates 50 Years of Battling Substance Abuse

In 1971, President Nixon launched the War on Drugs by naming “drug abuse” public enemy number one. Insurance companies were just beginning to recognize addiction as a treatable disease. Coverage for treatment for those battling addiction was in its infancy. The idea that alcohol addiction was a possible disease, rather than a character flaw and moral […]