Mother creates PPCC scholarship to help recovering drug addicts

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – A mother from Colorado Springs who lost her daughter to a heroin overdose is now using that experience to help others with the help of Pikes Peak Community College. “Seeing the pictures of Branwyn, here’s this young woman so smart, so bright and full of life, and one last hit was …

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Colorado Springs peer coaching a ‘lifeline’ for recovering addicts

Once a week, Charlene Best pulls out her cellphone and dials a man she’s never seen, only heard. A gravelly voice echoes on the other line — sometimes quaking with a craving for another sip of alcohol, other times resolute and ready to start anew. Her calls are the hallmark of a program by Springs …

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