Program aims to help with those suffering from addiction

For many, drug addiction is an illness that can be a struggle and can involve social, legal and health problems that can follow them throughout their lives.

For the past 15 years, Treatment Court of Sweetwater County has aimed to help addicts who end up in the criminal-justice system by providing them with support to improve their lives.

According to Agusta Clayton-Davis, coordinator for treatment court, it gives people a chance to learn skills and tools to become productive members of the community. Clayton-Davis views the program more as a community service than a punishment for breaking the...


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