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Michelle Aguilar and Allison Lees prepare lunch for the other residents at the Project COPE Women’s Residential Program, an inpatient substance abuse treatment program specifically for women. (Jesse Costa/WBUR).
Michelle Aguilar and Allison Lees prepare lunch for the other residents at the Project COPE Women’s Residential Program, an inpatient substance abuse treatment program specifically for women. (Jesse Costa/WBUR).
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With heroin use increasing dramatically among women, a treatment program specifically for women serves those recovering from opioid addiction. WBUR's Deborah Becker visited Project COPE in Lynn.

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WBUR: ‘I Feel Like There Is A Light’: Lynn Nonprofit Offers Substance Treatment For Women

  • "Looking around her new apartment in Lynn, 25-year-old Christina — who didn’t want her last name used — can’t believe how far she’s come in the past four years. During that time she’s gone from jail to working full-time as a medical assistant and living with her three kids."

This segment aired on December 1, 2015.

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