Misunderstanding Addicted Moms

Every hour, one baby is born to a mother with an opiate addiction. Tennessee is addressing this problem the wrong way with a new law that makes it a crime to take drugs while pregnant.

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