Some say that “the best parents get promoted to grandparents.” However, when families are struggling with substance abuse problems, sometimes Grandma and Grandpa must take on the many responsibilities of Mom and Dad. Emotionally, physically, and mentally, it can be a lot to handle. Especially for little guys like William.
Lisa was at a low point in her life. She was in recovery for alcoholism, had lost her job in the food industry and ended up in jail because of a domestic dispute. That's when she saw a flyer for a program that could help her turn her life around. "I learned about the program when I was in jail," remembers Lisa. "I decided I was ready for a change when I got released. I wanted to make a plan for my future."