Shawna R. Morris, MPA, FACHE, has joined Phoenix House as Senior Vice President and Executive Director of the California operations. She will oversee all programs and services, including residential and outpatient treatment and wraparound services.
Exposed to drugs at a young age, Amelia says that her life could have gone a much different way if she hadn’t gotten treatment as a teenager.
“My experience at Phoenix House helped me bring back the person I was before I started dealing and using.”
Governor Chris Christie’s conflicting views on how to handle people struggling with drug addiction mirrors the ambivalence many Americans feel.
In honor of International Overdose Awareness Day, here five key facts about the opioid epidemic and what we can do to curb a skyrocketing overdose rate.