Green River Star -

Treatment Court makes a difference in people's lives

 

March 17, 2022

David Martin

Fawn Vessels, a graduate of Treatment Court, speaks to the Green River City Council Tuesday night about how the program helped her turn her life around.

A program designed to help addicts receive treatment and overcome their addictions through court-ordered intervention is having a positive impact in Sweetwater County.

Treatment Court is a non-profit program operated through a partnership between local law enforcement, the Sweetwater County Attorney's Office, Circuit Court and other organizations and aims to help divert people facing drug charges away from addiction and the problems addiction can cause them.

For Kiesha Martinez, the program led to her receiving an associate of arts degree from Western Wyoming Community College in psychology...



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