September 2, 2010
Counselor Doug McDaniel congratulates juvenile drug court graduate Ashley. Ashley is the first participant to graduate from the program in a year. Other teens are still working the intensive program, including half a dozen teen boys, whose faces have been blurred in the above photo to protect their identities
Stories this photo appears in:
Juvenile drug court is tough, effective
It was no cakewalk, but for one teen, undergoing a year of intensive therapy and frequent status hearings at Payson’s juvenile drug court has turned her life around. And on Monday, the 17-year-old was rewarded for 230 sober days with — a cake.