Journey Back to Stable Housing: Laura’s Story

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Several years ago, I came over from Kauai to get help for myself and my sister who needed to access the programs for addiction on Oahu.  I was using treatment as a back-up to my drug use rather than making it a priority, and it underscored my becoming homeless on Oahu. Now I’m using treatment […]

Community Partners Discuss Ways to Provide Treatment as Alternative to Jail

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Earlier this week, Hawaii News Now aired a story about the inter-agency collaborative work being done to look at how we can all better assist the high percentage of low-level offenders who end up in jail while struggling with mental illness and/or addiction. Collaboration between nonprofit organizations as well as bodies of government, law enforcement […]