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PATHways provides second chance for pregnant moms struggling with substance use disorder

By Allison Perry University of Kentucky After more than a decade of struggling with addiction, Fleming County resident Marie Vice found herself at a low point, taking herself to a local hospital in October 2015. She was pregnant, still actively using drugs, and suffering from extreme withdrawal. “The doctor came in and said, ‘You need to let me get you somewhere where they can take care of the...