I hardly ever “Google myself” but I did today and look what popped up – I’m famous!
Mobile counselor tackles youth substance abuse
By GWEN SHRIFT Staff Writer | Posted: Sunday, March 4, 2012 12:00 am
As if things weren’t bad enough for Jill — her mother was seriously ill and the 17-year-old had begun skipping school to “sit in a room and get high every day” — she was arrested for possession of marijuana.
As a first-time offender, she went before a local youth aid panel, and as far as Jill was concerned, the news just kept getting worse. She was referred to a program run by Today, Inc. that would put a counselor in her face on a regular basis.
“I was really not happy about it. I really didn’t wanna do it,” says Jill, who spoke on the condition that her real name not be used. “I didn’t think I had a problem.”
Then she met Tony Pierce, from whom it was not so easy to escape. And that has made all the difference in her life.
At this point I was all awwwwwww and then oooooohhhhh it’s so clearly not me.
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