"“I finally put my hands up and said, ‘Hey, I can’t do this life no more. Help me?’” she says. “They sent me to a program and that’s when I started my journey. ‘Shields for Families,’ a drug treatment program in Compton. And I started working on my addiction with a sponsor and a therapist. And then they referred me to CAST, and the last four months of my journey has been here. Three days a week. It’s the best support that I’ve had. And I love it here. I love it.”"

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