Think about this. You have been released from jail after serving time for a felony you committed. Among your few possessions in the white bag you are carrying is one piece of clothing - a bathing suit. You have three children who are in foster care. You need a place to live together with your children. You were told to report to the Susan B. Anthony Recovery Center for treatment.

Whitney Hughson from the Susan B. Anthony Center recalls the look on this woman’s face and her unspoken pain when she first came through the center’s door that expressed “Why would anyone want to help me?"