Time to Stop Forcing Addicted Prisoners Off Their Medication

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.

True Story: April

“For me, recovery means letting go and taking responsibility. It’s a lifelong process that Phoenix House allowed me to begin.”

True Story: Edwin

“When Phoenix House helped me gain control of my life, I realized that every individual has the power to make his or her own decisions—to decide what is right.”