Hector S.

Growing up, I lost both of my parents to drug addiction. My nana and a few other family members ended up taking care of me after that. Needless to say, life was rough for me. My addiction began around the age of 16 and pretty much just snow-balled after that. I just wanted to numb the pain that I was feeling with opiates. I liked the way I would forget about my worries and trauma for the time-being, even though it was not permanent. Before coming into the program, I had nothing. I was homeless and had no source of hope. I am searching for sobriety and to be the man that God created me to be through an interpersonal relationship with Jesus. I hope to be forever changed and to really get to know myself and what makes me, me.