Don’t you just love it when the weather gets cooler, ushering in the holiday season? It lifts our spirits to see colored lights on houses, attend ugly sweater parties, and listen to happy songs about roasting chestnuts. But it doesn’t feel that way for everyone.
When David arrived at Harvest House, he was at his rock bottom. Facing prison time due to his long history with substance abuse, this was his last chance to make his life right. He did that by telling himself that no matter what, he was not going to use any mind-altering substances again.
Jim Rouches is a very busy man. He’s the Director of Program Services at Harvest House overseeing the Freedom and VETS programs, including 121 lives. He spends time in our local jails at least twice a week, working with individuals in the re-entry and substance abuse pods, and bringing innovative new programs such as art therapy to the inmates.