Category: mothers

Prison Parenting Program Helps Connect Families

KULR8 By Amy Leet Every year in the United States, 2.2 million men and women are incarcerated. Many of them are mothers and fathers. According to the Voices of Incarceration Project, this leaves behind more than 2.2 million children. Imagine being confined to one building while you’re four months pregnant, without the freedom and comfort …

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Apply Now: Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act—State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Substance Abuse Treatment is accepting applications for FY 2017 State Pilot Grant Program for Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women. The purpose of the program is to enhance flexibility in the use of funds to: 1) support family-based services for pregnant and postpartum women diagnosed …

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Register for Webinar: Motherhood—What It Means for Women’s Recovery

Hosted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Substance use and mental health problems may challenge a woman’s ability to parent effectively. During pregnancy, a woman’s health behaviors have lasting impacts for both the mother and the fetus. This webinar will explore the opportunities and challenges associated with motherhood in recovery, as well as effective …

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