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The Mary Benson House (MBH) in Asheville is a nonprofit residential substance abuse treatment center for women who are pregnant or have young children. The MBH was created in 1995 as a response to a need in the community, and has since been a success.
A substance abuse counselor had a dream about creating a house offering a place for recovering from substance abuse. The dream made a reality in 1995 serves recovering women who are either pregnant or caring for a child under the age of five. Also offering a place to successfully transition into society, it fulfills this mission through teaching skills in recovery, parenting, and independent living. Helping also with their transition are individual and group counseling, self-care groups, case management, and crisis intervention.
Helping men recover from addictions and changing societal gender perceptions about males is this nonprofit, started in 2006. Transitioning those recovering from addiction is life skills classes offered such as nutrition, money management, and resume writing. Golf Fore Recovery, a fundraising event, helps provide scholarships to offset the cost of treatment at Next Step. Helping to justify its support are statistics illustrating the incidences of addiction and relatively small number seeking recovery help.