Substance Abuse Treatment
Below are some testimonials that show what makes HAS Programs Help.
Bernadine Kelly did not come to HAS willingly. A drug and alcohol user since the age of twelve, she had tried treatment before, with poor results. This time, however, Bernadine was offered a simple choice: treatment—the judge recommended Sisterhouse—or ten years in prison. Bernadine chose Sisterhouse, but she wasn’t happy about it. “I was bitter,” … [Read More...]
Maria K. helps people get what they need. She locates apartments, speaks with employers, and evaluates educational programs: “I have a beautiful job,” she says. “I find people what they need to stay safe and keep sober.” Currently employed as a Housing Consultant for HAS’s Transitional Housing Program, Maria is a natural fit for the … [Read More...]
On October 5, 2009, Samantha F. made a decision: she was going to get clean, no matter what it took. “I was in jail,” she remembers. “I was there every day—they were sick of me. And I just had this vision: I saw myself in a dumpster, dead. And I knew that if I didn’t … [Read More...]
“If it weren’t for HAS,” states Bobby G., “I wouldn’t be here today.” Bobby, now sober for two years, drank for forty and had been in and out of treatment several times, but he came to HAS’s Recovery Management program at a particularly difficult point in his life: “I was alone, I was homeless, and … [Read More...]
Eunice R. is a busy woman. She works full-time as an accountant, volunteers at her church, is vice president of her block club, helps her mother around the house, and provides child care for her daughter. She is also on the Sisterhouse board, serves as president of its alumni association, mentors a current resident there, … [Read More...]