“Loneliness is something many addicts deal with. In the end of the day they all want to belong somewhere, be a part of something. After working in the facility for a while, I decided to go back to school and learn about methods on how to be a better mentor. Now I’m able to coach them and try to help them getting their life back. Whenever I have a conversation with addicts, I always try to take them back to the person they used to be before they were addicted. I ask them about what they enjoyed doing as a child or what kind of dreams they had. I try to ask them the right questions so that we can make a plan. I don’t make the plan for them, I’m just there to ask the right questions.” (2/3)

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