LOUISVILLE, KY (June 15, 2016) — Seven Counties invites the public to the grand opening of the Women’s Renaissance Center of Shelbyville.  The Women’s Renaissance Center is designed to serve pregnant women suffering from opioid use and co-occurring disorders.

 

Research indicates that babies born affected by opioids and heroin is increasing every year. In a 4-year period, the number of babies born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) almost doubled, from 3.4 births per 1,000 in 2009 to 5.8 births per 1,000 in 2012 – the equivalent to one baby born with NAS every 25 minutes.

 

The Center, set to open on June 23rd in Shelbyville, will specialize in providing a structured therapeutic environment that encourages, healthy social and emotional development; secure attachment, healthy coping skills, parenting education and treatment for substance use disorder aimed at establishing recovery and delivering a baby free from illicit substances.

 

Grand Opening Celebration & Ribbon Cutting

June 23, 2016 w 11:30 AM-1:30 PM

Women’s Renaissance Center

231 Washington St.

Shelbyville, KY 40065

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