When Stephanie discovered she was pregnant with her third child, she was living in a car in a parking lot and suffering from crippling depression over her substance use disorder and the loss of her other two kids to foster care.
Resources For Mothers
Project Link is a program for pregnant women and women with children under five who seek help. Call 540-266-9200 and ask to be connected with Susan Shirley (ext. 3275) or Patricia Spangler (ext.3223).
Avenues offers substance abuse assessment and counseling to adolescents, adults and their families.
In operation for the last 45 years, Bethany Hall is a residential substance abuse treatment program for women, pregnant/postpartum women, and child welfare involved women in recovery from drugs and alcohol offering a holistic approach to recovery, while providing a supportive and healing treatment environment.
Healthy Families Roanoke Home Visiting Program helps parents with the changes in their lives that come along with pregnancy and the birth of a child.
Carilion’s team of psychiatrists, therapists and behavioral specialists help patients with mental health and chemical dependency issues by offering adults and adolescents both outpatient and inpatient care at specialized facilities in southwest Virginia.
Also known as, the Treatment Referral Routing Service, this helpline provides 24-hour free and confidential treatment referral and information about mental and/or substance use disorders, prevention, and recovery in English and Spanish. Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357) – TTY: 1-800-487-4889
Regional Counseling/Support Services
Al-Anon is an excellent 12-step resource for families and loved ones of those who suffer from the disease of alcoholism.
Narcotics anonymous. Links are below for their local websites, complete with meeting lists.