Tag: addiction

A Muskingum County Court Targets Crime By Offering Addicts Redemption

A Muskingum County Court Targets Crime By Offering Addicts Redemption

Jeff Stevens got caught shoplifting to get drug money. His addiction began when he dropped out of school and began experimenting with drugs and getting into trouble. Stevens started out with marijuana, but then he started taking pills. When taking pills orally no longer satisfied […]

Athens to get its first transitional housing for women recovering from addiction

Athens to get its first transitional housing for women recovering from addiction

Teresa G. still receives support from other women who once sent letters to her at least twice a week. She had started receiving these letters after she joined a 12-step recovery program while in prison for forgery and check theft to fund her addiction. The […]