Amy: A True Story

“You can change your zip code, but you’re not going to change who you are until you change who you are. My addictions followed me because they were me. I was stuck in that loop of self-destruction because I didn’t have any tools to change.”

Addiction is a Disease, Even During Pregnancy

The recent New York Times Article, “Newly Born, and Withdrawing from Painkillers,” really hit home for all of us at Phoenix House’s Demeter House in Arlington, VA. Ours is one of four Phoenix House Mother and Child programs, and we are no strangers t