The landscape of addiction treatment is always changing. Phoenix House Mid-Atlantic ensures their clinicians are aware of what is available to clients in the community by hosting networking events, such as “Wake Up with Phoenix House this past June.
The true story of Jason, whose addiction to prescription painkillers, Xanax, and heroin led to a life in and out of rehabs and psych wards–until he got to Phoenix House.
Forcing people off methadone treatment when they become incarcerated is par for the course in America’s prisons. That spells trouble when they’re released–and it reveals a lot about how we view people with addictions.
The true story of Kenneth, who spent his childhood knowing he was different, and 20 years addicted to cocaine and other drugs–until a judge referred him to treatment at Phoenix House.
As 2014 comes to a close, here is a look back at the top drug news of the year.