Tag: Getting Clean

Rehabilitation Can Be a Challenge

Lolla is a teen addicted to drugs.  She even finds herself out of control at rehab.  It takes tough love by the staff to get her to be on the path to getting clean.

Listen to Lolla’s story on Passages by clicking on the link below.

 

Here is a video story of a unique new ministry in Latrobe that helps infants and their parents hooked on drugs.  It was featured yesterday in a newspaper story and today is picked up by TV news.  Click on the button to view ….

State of Addiction: ‘Angel Arms’ in Latrobe helps babies born into addiction

Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT THEM WINGS.REPORTER: THE PROBLEM IS TWOFOLD.FOR EVERY BABY BORN INTOADDICTION THERE IS A MOM THAT ISSTRUGGLING.A BRAND-NEW ORGANIZATION IS NOTONLY FIGHTING FOR THE TAOEUPTINIEST OF ADDICTS BUT THE MOMAS WELL WITH THE GOAL OF KEEPINGTHE FAMILIES HEALTHY ANDTOGETHER.NESTLED IN WESTMORELAND COUNTY,IN THE HEART OF LATROBE,

Prayers for those caught in the abuse of Opioids, their loved ones, and the rehab staff helping them to get clean!


Babies Born into Addiction

Addiction involving newborn babies and infants has hit the stories appearing in various media in communities everywhere.

The problem … (click on the link below to view a recent story on the news)

Fentanyl found on Pittsburgh baby’s clothing, pacifier, and toys

A Pittsburgh woman is facing child endangerment and drug possession charges after police searched her purse and found Fentanyl powder inside along with the baby’s clothing, pacifier, and toys. Jail sources tell us 30-year-old Jennifer Zang is in custody tonight.

There is help for children and parents in getting clean.  One such story comes out of Latrobe in Westmoreland County.

 

Latrobe nonprofit director aims to help mothers, babies coping with drug withdrawal

She raised six children and worked in counseling, including addiction recovery, but Dawn Hennessey was unprepared to meet the needs of an infant exposed to opioid drugs in the womb. Hennessey is the legal guardian of a boy born with neonatal abstinence syndrome, a drug withdrawal condition.

Pray for the children and their families caught in the horrendous cycle of addiction.