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Grand Opening of My Sister's Place

09/27/17

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On September 27th we celebrated the opening of My Sister’s Place—a truly wonderful event that exemplified our community’s commitment to supporting women and children facing the many challenges of addiction recovery.

Maternal Addiction Treatment Education & Research (MATER) has long served as a model for recovery centers throughout the United States, and it is more relevant today than ever as we confront the current opioid crisis gripping this country. We have had great success using a mindfulness-based parenting program; 83 percent of mothers are able to leave without needing to reenroll in an addiction treatment program. Now, our goal is to achieve a 100 percent success rate, and to help guide other centers in developing their own successful recovery programs.
 
At the celebration, we recognized those who have been instrumental in fundraising, advocating, and lending overall support to MATER and My Sister’s Place. We are deeply grateful to Councilman Allan Domb for his generous gift, which represents the largest private donation in MATER’s history and allows us to continue to improve the lives of women and children.

The giving and dedicated nature of the Jefferson community makes so many things possible. Support MATER »

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