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Judicial System Shouldn’t Treat Addicts, Mentally ill, as Criminals

My family’s struggles turned into our darkest hour. After my son Thom was arrested on March 20, 2013 and again on April 11 of 2013, my husband and I took our son’s keys and disabled his vehicle so he wouldn’t… Continue Reading

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A Mother’s Plea: Our Community’s in Crisis; Addicts Need Help, Not Prisons

The past five years of my family’s life has been a harrowing experience. The youngest of  my three children struggled with feelings of low self-worth, social anxiety, and depression beginning in elementary school. Like many others with similar feelings, he began self-medicating… Continue Reading