Valley clinic to care for infants suffering from prenatal drug exposure

HIS FAMILY IS ALREADY MORE THAN HALFWAY TO THEIR FUNDRAISING GOALS >>> THEY ARE THE VICTIMS OF THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC THAT WE DON'T OFTEN HEAR ABOUT

NEWBORNS THEIR CARE COSTS TAXPAYERS AND RECOVERY IS TAXING ON THEIR LITTLE BODIES NOHELANI GRAF SHOWS US A MAJOR EFFORT UNDERWAY TO LAUNCH A SPECIAL RECOVERY CLINIC HERE IN THE VALLEY >> Reporter: IT'S IRONIC NOW LIANA LOVES ANYTHING WITH MUSIC AND BRIGHT COLORS

AS A NEWBORN ANYTHING LIKE THAT WOULD SET HER OFF ESPECIALLY IN THE HOSPITAL >> SHE WAS SHAKING, HER LITTLE ARMS WERE SHAKING >> Reporter: GOING THROUGH DRUG WITHDRAWAL AND SENSITIVITY PROMPTING CRYING FITS HER MOM WAS HOOKED ON HEROIN DURING HER PREGNANCY

>> THAT WAS THE MOST SHAMEFUL EXPERIENCE THAT I WILL EVER GO THROUGH >> Reporter: AS A NURSE TARA HAS SEEN THE OPIOID CRISIS REALITY >> 24/7 WE SEND ONE HOME AND ANOTHER ONE COMES IN >> Reporter: SHE WANTS TO HELP BABIES SOONER WITH HOW SHALL BINDERS REPAIR PERSONALIZED CARE IN A QUITE CLINIC, EASING THE STRAIN ON HOSPITALS AND GETTING MOTHERS ON A PATH TO RECOVERY

>> NOT JUST DIGNA TIES IN THESE MOMS AND MAKING THEM FEEL AWFUL >> Reporter: COMPASSION AND RESOURCES HELPED CARISSA TURN HER LIFE AROUND >> WITHOUT THAT SUPPORT I DON'T THINK I WOULD BE WHERE I AM >> Reporter: HER HOPE NOW IS HOW SHALL BY WILL MAKE IT EASIER FOR OTHERS TO DO THE SAME >> THE NURSERY PLANS TO START WITH 12 CRIBS, EMPLOYED 25 PEOPLE AND HAVE 24/7 CARE

WE HAVE A LINK ON ABC 15COM IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GET INVOLVED WE ALSO HAVE A LINK TO RESOURCES IF YOU OR AN EXPECTED MOM THAT

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