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One of A Kind Addiction Database

This week in our look at stories from around the state, Bloomington-Normal is home to one of the largest and most diverse addiction archives in the country. The record covers everything from alcohol to opioids and marijuana. Illinois Public Radio’s Mary Cullen spoke with former CEO of Chestnut Health Systems Russ Hagen about how the history of addiction parallels the present.

Chestnut Health Systems former CEO Russ Hagen helped develop the database of addiction and treatment resources in central Illinois (photo courtesy of Mary Cullen/WGLT)

Chestnut Health Systems former CEO Russ Hagen helped develop the database of addiction and treatment resources in central Illinois (photo courtesy of Mary Cullen/WGLT)