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Stories of Recovery and Hope: Kelsey Phillips

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Kelsey Phillips has been in recovery since 2013. She now works with women just entering recovery treatment.

Kelsey Phillips, who has been in recovery since 2013, now works with women who are just entering recovery. Women who, like her, had children born addicted to heroin, and who have limited access to treatment.

"I work with these people, day in and day out, and in that I have found so much of my own serenity. I learn every day from my patients as much as my patients, I hope, learn from me."

This story was produced by Matt Pelsor. On Monday, Dec. 17, at 9 p.m. tune into WFYI for an hour-long special on these stories.