For those who battle substance abuse the Eight Judicial Drug Court provides them something they may not have otherwise- hope.
For the last three years the court has extended a hand, sometimes a firm one, to those who say they want to kick the habit.
But make no mistake, this program is not for the timid.
“These people have seen things we have only read about,” said Criminal Court Judge Shayne Sexton. It was Sexton who brought drug court to the area and now presides over its weekly sessions.