New Women’s Recovery Center Opens in Conway on the Grand Strand

Substance AbuseSubstance abuse help for women (and in particular, moms) is now more accessible in Horry County.

A 10-bed women’s recovery center and treatment house has opened in the Conway area. Operated by Shoreline Behavioral Health Services, The Women’s Recovery Center is focused on helping women battle substance abuse while still being able to keep custody of their children.

In a statement published in The Sun News (Myrtle Beach Online), John Coffin, executive director of Shoreline, said: “Because it is a very focused population, we are starting with a few people. South Carolina puts more kids in foster care than should be put in. We decided we wanted to be a part of the solution. How can we do a better job of keeping kids out of foster care? I said, ‘I’ve got this building, I think we can do something with this.’”

Now, mothers can get treatment for substance abuse problems while retaining custody of their children; however, the mother is required to have another parent or caregiver responsible for her child while she participates in the program.

Read more about The Women’s Recovery Center here: http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/2012/10/28/3140347/womens-recovery-center-opens-in.html#storylink=cpy

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