“Epiphany Fills Need Left by City Cutback in Addiction Treatment” - Catholic San Francisco “Epiphany Fills Need Left by City Cutback in Addiction Treatment” - Catholic San Francisco

“Epiphany Fills Need Left by City Cutback in Addiction Treatment” - Catholic San Francisco

May 1, 2019

“Studies show that it takes more than nine months for sobriety to take hold,” Epiphany Executive Director Sister Betty Marie Dunkel, D.C., told Catholic San Francisco. “Without support, even women who have more sobriety than that can relapse.”

Catholic San Francisco published an article on April 29 about Epiphany Center in an effort to raise awareness of how, due to the city mandate limiting treatment time to 90 days, our Transitional Housing Program is more urgent than ever.

Reporter Christina Gray shares success stories of our clients and reports on how this misguided public policy of artificial time constraints suggests that residential recovery centers are merely a temporary respite from the streets instead of a path to lifelong sobriety and ongoing stability.

Catholic San Francisco reports:  "Epiphany fills need left by city cutback in addiction treatment"

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