LaTickia’s Story

LaTickia’s Story

LaTickia was always close to her grandmother. Her grandmother provided a stable and caring environment, a break from the broken home she’d grown up in. However when her grandmother passed away, LaTickia lost her stable environment and relational support system....
Jacqueline’s story

Jacqueline’s story

Jacqueline grew up the youngest of five children and always had a sense that she wasn’t cared for like her siblings. Jacqueline never had a sense of belonging. Upon finding out she was adopted, she began to look for biological family. In the search for her...
Matthew’s story

Matthew’s story

Matthew’s past was filled with difficulty and struggle. At a young age, he was physically abused and ended up in foster care. As a young adult, he lost his mother due to a drunk driving accident. Matthew turned to alcohol to cope with his issues. Before long,...
Kara’s story

Kara’s story

Kara’s past was filled with years of bad choices and drug abuse. It left her feeling that she wouldn’t be able to overcome her meth addiction. In Kara’s small town she always knew where to turn for her next fix. Staying there, she didn’t...

Breanna’s story

Breanna faced a traumatic childhood following abuse by her stepfather and the subsequent foster homes that took her in. To deal with this trauma, she turned to illegal drugs. These drugs eventually led Breanna to a hospital emergency room, where she had to be...

Bryan’s story

Bryan’s 14-year-old grandson came in the door, saw grandpa using drugs, shook his head in disgust, and walked out. That, it turns out, was a defining moment in Bryan’s life. “We had never had a conversation about his mother’s death,” Bryan recalls. “He needed to know...