People participate in 2012 "Recovery on the River" event.
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FILE PHOTO: The WRAP House in Covington, Ky.
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Flyer of "Recovery on the River" event.
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People participate in 2012 "Recovery on the River" event.
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People participate in 2012 "Recovery on the River" event.
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People participate in 2012 "Recovery on the River" event.
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Event to support 'Recovery on the River'

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COVINGTON, Ky. – It’s a simple home off the beaten path in Covington, Kentucky where young women go to face their demons.

The Wrap House (Women’s Residential Addiction Program) takes in pregnant women...and in some cases their children...to help them overcome their additions and become the healthy responsible mothers their kids need and deserve.

The non-profit group Transitions, Inc. is hoping to raise enough money to expand the treatment of these women in need, holding the “Recovery on the River” event at the Montgomery Inn Boathouse Saturday, Sept. 21 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. 9 On Your Side Anchor Julie O’Neill will emcee.

“Due to the sharp increase of heroin and painkiller-addicted women in our region, Transitions needs more beds for pregnant women,” said Sue Corbett, a spokesperson for Transitions, Inc.

A “Step Down Unit” in a nearby group home is now housing mothers, their children and newborn babies following delivery while the mother completes treatment at the WRAP facility.  Recovery on the River proceeds will benefit the need for this unbudgeted expansion through the Grateful Life Foundation.

For information on registration to support this event or to find out more about how you can help, go to gratefullifefoundation.org.

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