Epiphany Center in the News—“California Healthline” & “KQED News” Epiphany Center in the News—“California Healthline” & “KQED News”

Epiphany Center in the News—“California Healthline” & “KQED News”

June 26, 2019

Meth In The Morning, Heroin At Night: Inside The Seesaw Struggle of Dual Addiction          

"Researchers who have tracked drug use for decades believe the new meth crisis got a kick-start from the opioid epidemic. 'There is absolutely an association,' said Dr. Phillip Coffin, director of substance use research at the San Francisco Department of Public Health." 

[...] "As soon as her daughter was born, she entered a residential treatment program in San Francisco, called the Epiphany Center, that would accept her and her baby."
 

In California, New Drug Treatment Money Also Means New Rules

"Lindsay, who asked that we not use her last name because of her drug use, is now 31. Last year, when she was homeless and pregnant, she agreed to go into treatment, and spent seven months at a residential treatment center for women and their babies in San Francisco, called the Epiphany Center. She is now working and living on her own. Other women who have completed the program often stayed for up to a year.

But these long, unfettered stays won't be possible anymore, as new policies on how long patients can remain in residential treatment programs take effect on July 1 in San Francisco."

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