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Babies born addicted

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The smallest victims in the war on drugs. The ones who never chose the life they were born into. Babies born addicted.

Turning to Faith to Beat Addiction Video included

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In 2011, Daniel Pease made the decision to drastically change his life and rely on his faith in God to treat his drug addiction  "Without faith in something greater than myself, I don't think that I could make it on a day to day basis, I have to know that there's something more out there, otherwise why would you quit doing drugs," Pease said. That year, Pease went through a 12 month faith based treatment program at Brian's Safehouse.  It was there that he no...

One rehab center works to make treatment more accessible Video included

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Access to treatment is hard. At the largest opioid addiction clinic in West Virginia, the Comprehensive Opiod Addiction Treatment Clinic in Morgantown, just getting in the door can take more than a year. That won't be fast enough for some addicts on the waiting list, which topped 530 names just a year ago.There just aren't enough beds.


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