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12-22-2005, 09:29 AM
Addicts get treatment -- behind bars

Monday, August 08, 2005
By Steve Twedt, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

CHESTER, Pa. -- Two of Pennsylvania's most successful drug and alcohol treatment programs offer intense therapy with a minimum 90-day stay, regardless of your income or insurance plan.

That's the good news.

The bad news: To get in, you must be an inmate at the Allegheny County Jail or the State Correctional Institution at Chester, near Philadelphia.

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