September 2, 2010
Gila County Superior Court Judge Peter Cahill congratulates 17-year-old Ashley Monday afternoon after completing a juvenile drug court program. Ashley was involved with drugs and in and out of trouble before completing the year-long program. Today she is 230 days clean and sober.
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.