Mothers struggling with addiction find safe haven at Michigan rehabilitation center


>>Reporter: SHE WAS AN>>Reporter: SHE WAS AN
EXPECTANT MOM STRUGGLING WITH EXPECTANT MOM STRUGGLING WITH
ADDICTION. ADDICTION.
>>NOWHERE TO GO QUIZ, KNOW WHAT>>NOWHERE TO GO QUIZ, KNOW WHAT
TO DO. TO DO.
IT IS A SAVING GRACE FOR ME. IT IS A SAVING GRACE FOR ME.
>>JESSICA IS TALKING ABOUT>>JESSICA IS TALKING ABOUT
CLEAR VIEW WOMENS SPECIAL TEASE CLEAR VIEW WOMENS SPECIAL TEASE
IN GLITCHED A PLACE WHERE WOMEN IN GLITCHED A PLACE WHERE WOMEN
CAN FOCUS ON GETTING CLEAN AND CAN FOCUS ON GETTING CLEAN AND
ALSO ON PARENTING THEIR ALSO ON PARENTING THEIR
CHILDREN. CHILDREN.
KAREN DREW TAKES US INSIDE AND KAREN DREW TAKES US INSIDE AND
SHOWS US A CENTER MAKING A SHOWS US A CENTER MAKING A
DIFFERENCE. DIFFERENCE.
>>LET’S SEE IF YOU CAN CUT>>LET’S SEE IF YOU CAN CUT
THOUGHT PICTURE AND GLUE THAT THOUGHT PICTURE AND GLUE THAT
ONE ON THERE TOO. ONE ON THERE TOO.
>>Reporter: DOING HOMEWORK>>Reporter: DOING HOMEWORK
WITH HER SON JOSEPH. WITH HER SON JOSEPH.
SIMPLE TASK THIS MOM WILL NEVER SIMPLE TASK THIS MOM WILL NEVER
TAKE FOR GRANTED. TAKE FOR GRANTED.
>>MY SON IS ALIVE AND HAPPY AND>>MY SON IS ALIVE AND HAPPY AND
HEALTHY. HEALTHY.
AND, YOU KNOW I AM HERE NOW TO AND, YOU KNOW I AM HERE NOW TO
BE ABLE TO RAISE HIM AND BE A BE ABLE TO RAISE HIM AND BE A
MOTHER HE NEEDS ME TO BE. MOTHER HE NEEDS ME TO BE.
>>Reporter: JESSICA COMPTON>>Reporter: JESSICA COMPTON
IS GRATEFUL FOR 6.5 YEARS OF IS GRATEFUL FOR 6.5 YEARS OF
SOBRIETY. SOBRIETY.
SOMETHING THAT SHE STRUGGLEDED SOMETHING THAT SHE STRUGGLEDED
WITH BEFORE HER SON WAS BORN. WITH BEFORE HER SON WAS BORN.
>>ADDICTSED TO METHAMPHETAMINE.>>ADDICTSED TO METHAMPHETAMINE.
CLEAN WHEN I GOT PREGNANT I CLEAN WHEN I GOT PREGNANT I
RELAPSED AND TRYING TO GET OUT RELAPSED AND TRYING TO GET OUT
OF THE LIFESTYLE. OF THE LIFESTYLE.
AND IT WAS JOUST HARD BECAUSE I AND IT WAS JOUST HARD BECAUSE I
FELT LIKE I DIDN’T HAVE A WAY FELT LIKE I DIDN’T HAVE A WAY
OUT. OUT.
OR A PLACE TO GO. OR A PLACE TO GO.
WHERE I COULD GET A SAFE START. WHERE I COULD GET A SAFE START.
>>Reporter: THEN SHE HEARD>>Reporter: THEN SHE HEARD
ABUT CLEAR VIEW WOMENS ABUT CLEAR VIEW WOMENS
SPECIALTY. SPECIALTY.
SACRED HEART REHABILITATION SACRED HEART REHABILITATION
CENTER THAT LETS WOMEN ENTER CENTER THAT LETS WOMEN ENTER
TREATMENT WITH THEIR CHILDREN. TREATMENT WITH THEIR CHILDREN.
>>MY LIFE HAS BEEN CHANGED EVER>>MY LIFE HAS BEEN CHANGED EVER
SINCE THAT DAY. SINCE THAT DAY.
>>Reporter: THESE KIDS ARE>>Reporter: THESE KIDS ARE
PLAYING BEING WATCHED BY CHILD PLAYING BEING WATCHED BY CHILD
CARE PROFESSIONALS. CARE PROFESSIONALS.
MOMS ARE DOWN THE HALL. MOMS ARE DOWN THE HALL.
WORKING ON GETTING AND STAYING WORKING ON GETTING AND STAYING
CLEAN. CLEAN.
>>CHILDREN CAN COME AND THEY>>CHILDREN CAN COME AND THEY
CAN GO TO SCHOOL OR THEY CAN BE CAN GO TO SCHOOL OR THEY CAN BE
IN SAFE CHILD CARE ENVIRONMENT. IN SAFE CHILD CARE ENVIRONMENT.
WHILE YOU CAN COME AND GET THE WHILE YOU CAN COME AND GET THE
HELP AND SERVICES. HELP AND SERVICES.
THAT ARE NEEDED. THAT ARE NEEDED.
>>THEY LEARN HOW TO FIX LUNCH>>THEY LEARN HOW TO FIX LUNCH
FOR THEM. FOR THEM.
JUST SIMPLE THINGS LIKE THAT. JUST SIMPLE THINGS LIKE THAT.
THEY WASH THEIR OWN CLOTHES THEY WASH THEIR OWN CLOTHES
HERE. HERE.
TAKE CARE OF THEIR CHILDREN. TAKE CARE OF THEIR CHILDREN.
>>Reporter: CHILDREN ARE>>Reporter: CHILDREN ARE
GIVEN SAFETY. GIVEN SAFETY.
SECURITY. SECURITY.
AND LOTS OF LOVE. AND LOTS OF LOVE.
>>REALLY SCARED.>>REALLY SCARED.
>>Reporter: JAMIE CHILD>>Reporter: JAMIE CHILD
COORDINATOR LISTENS TO CHILDREN COORDINATOR LISTENS TO CHILDREN
AND HEARS WHAT THEY HAVE AND HEARS WHAT THEY HAVE
SUFFERED. SUFFERED.
>>TO SEE THEIR MOM PUSHED DOWN>>TO SEE THEIR MOM PUSHED DOWN
THE STAIRS. THE STAIRS.
PULLED DOWN BY HAIR. PULLED DOWN BY HAIR.
BEAT UP. BEAT UP.
THEY HAVE SEEN BLOOD. THEY HAVE SEEN BLOOD.
STUFF LIKE THAT. STUFF LIKE THAT.
>>Reporter: INSIDE CLEAR VIEW>>Reporter: INSIDE CLEAR VIEW
MOMS RELEARN HOW TO CARE FOR MOMS RELEARN HOW TO CARE FOR
THEMSELVES AND THEIR CHILDREN. THEMSELVES AND THEIR CHILDREN.
>>THEY COME IN HERE BECAUSE>>THEY COME IN HERE BECAUSE
THEY WANT THEIR LIFE TO CHANGE. THEY WANT THEIR LIFE TO CHANGE.
I NEED TO LEARN WAYS. I NEED TO LEARN WAYS.
NEW WAYS. NEW WAYS.
TO DO THINGS IN MY LIFE TO GET TO DO THINGS IN MY LIFE TO GET
ME TO GOALS I WANT. ME TO GOALS I WANT.
>>Reporter: THROUGH ALL THE>>Reporter: THROUGH ALL THE
PROGRAMS SACRED HEART TREATED PROGRAMS SACRED HEART TREATED
338 PREGNANT WOMEN IN 2018. 338 PREGNANT WOMEN IN 2018.
195 CHILDREN WERE IN TREATMENT 195 CHILDREN WERE IN TREATMENT
WITH THEIR PARENTS. WITH THEIR PARENTS.
AVERAGE STAY AT CLEAR VIEW AVERAGE STAY AT CLEAR VIEW
WOMENS SPECIAL TEASE IS 15 DAYS. WOMENS SPECIAL TEASE IS 15 DAYS.
>>WE GO UP TO, AT LEAST, 30>>WE GO UP TO, AT LEAST, 30
WOMEN. WOMEN.
AND WE HAVE HAD AS MUCH AS 19 AND WE HAVE HAD AS MUCH AS 19
CHILDREN IN HERE. CHILDREN IN HERE.
>>Reporter: WOMEN CONNECT>>Reporter: WOMEN CONNECT
WITH EACH OTHER. WITH EACH OTHER.
>>I THINK IT HELPS THEM TO SEE>>I THINK IT HELPS THEM TO SEE
THEY ARE NOT ALONE. THEY ARE NOT ALONE.
GIVES THEM HOPE. GIVES THEM HOPE.
WHICH IS, I MEAN, ANCHOR TO WHICH IS, I MEAN, ANCHOR TO
SOUL. SOUL.
LIKE IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THAT IT LIKE IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THAT IT
COULD BE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COULD BE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN
WHETHER YOU KNOW YOU GIVE UP OR WHETHER YOU KNOW YOU GIVE UP OR
WHETHER YOU PERSEVERE AND PUSH WHETHER YOU PERSEVERE AND PUSH
ON. ON.
>>I GOT TWO GREENS.>>I GOT TWO GREENS.
>>Reporter: JESSICA CREDITS>>Reporter: JESSICA CREDITS
CLEAR VIEW FOR GETTING HER ON CLEAR VIEW FOR GETTING HER ON
PATH OF RECOVERY. PATH OF RECOVERY.
SHE SAID IT WAS A LIFE PRESERVER SHE SAID IT WAS A LIFE PRESERVER
THROWN TO HER WHEN SHE NEEDED IT THROWN TO HER WHEN SHE NEEDED IT
MOST. MOST.
NOW SHE IS PRESENT FOR HER SON. NOW SHE IS PRESENT FOR HER SON.
>>HE WILL GROW UP TO BE AMAZING>>HE WILL GROW UP TO BE AMAZING
BECAUSE OF HAVING A MOTHER IN BECAUSE OF HAVING A MOTHER IN
HIS LIFE. HIS LIFE.
>>Reporter: SACRED HEART SAID>>Reporter: SACRED HEART SAID
WHEN MOST PEOPLE GO TO TREATMENT WHEN MOST PEOPLE GO TO TREATMENT
THEY ARE SEPARATED FROM THEIR THEY ARE SEPARATED FROM THEIR
CHILDREN BUT THEY HAD NEED TO CHILDREN BUT THEY HAD NEED TO
LEARN HOW TO BE WITH THEM ONCE LEARN HOW TO BE WITH THEM ONCE
THEY ARE DONE. THEY ARE DONE.
BY HAVING MOMS THEIR CHILDREN AT BY HAVING MOMS THEIR CHILDREN AT
CLEAR VIEW THEY BELIEVE HELPS CLEAR VIEW THEY BELIEVE HELPS
PREVENT RELAPSES WON THEY ARE PREVENT RELAPSES WON THEY ARE
OUT. OUT.
ALSO SET MOMS UP WITH OUTPATIENT ALSO SET MOMS UP WITH OUTPATIENT
SERVICES WHEN THEY ARE READY TO SERVICES WHEN THEY ARE READY TO
LEAVE TO PREVENT RELAPSES. LEAVE TO PREVENT RELAPSES.
KAREN DREW. KAREN DREW.
BACK TO YOU. BACK TO YOU.
>>Anchor: KIDS COULD NOT>>Anchor: KIDS COULD NOT
SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES BUT HOW SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES BUT HOW
MUCH BETTER IS IT FOR CHILDREN?

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