F&CS’s Women in Recovery (WIR) is an intensive addiction and trauma treatment program for women involved in the criminal justice system. Diverting women from prison and keeping families together can help break the intergenerational cycle of trauma, addiction and incarceration.
WIR saved Sonya from a long-term prison sentence and a life of addiction. But years of drug abuse had already done its damage to her family. It wasn’t long after Sonya graduated from WIR that her daughter, Arianna, also found herself in the program.
Watch the video above to learn how WIR but both mother and daughter on a path to recovery and helped to rebuild the family bond.