Drug Courts are designed to take a public health approach to help defendants break the cycle of addiction and stay out of jail. They include a substance abuse program supervised by a judge. Drug courts currently operate in 113 Kentucky Counties and to graduate from the program is a huge accomplishment as it can take upwards of 3 years to complete the process. Sadly some participants experience setbacks along the way; with tragic consequences. WUKY’s Alan Lytle introduces us to a woman who has used the pain of personal loss to help others on their path to healing and wholeness.
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