Greensboro program that helps mothers struggling with addiction expanding

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Ann Reilly Thomsson worked as a social worker until she realized that most children she was dealing with had mothers with addiction issues. If she could solve that, she thought she could do a lot more good and Freedom House was born.

That was in July 2006. Their record of accomplishment over those dozen years is impressive.

“We're like 75 percent successful a year after treatment,” Thomsson said. That’s about three times the rate of most programs.

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