Serenity Recovery Centers gets $500k federal grant for residential pregnancy treatment

By , Daily Memphian Updated: November 02, 2022 10:23 PM CT | Published: November 02, 2022 10:23 PM CT

The NIH grant will provide services for pregnant women trying to overcome substance abuse addiction. The director of Serenity Recovery Centers says she hopes it can end the practice of incarcerated women with such issues giving birth in prison and immediately losing custody of newborns.

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Serenity Recovery Centers Steve Cohen Paula Hopper Pregnancy

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