The Vancouver Sun features an interesting article on their website about a program being run in Terrace that is trying to turn around youth that are at risk from addictions.
Larry Pynn of the Sun has put together an extensive look at the Atlas Youth Treatment Facility, which is described in the article as “a refuge for up to six youths at a time aged 12 to 19, staying up to 30 days on a voluntary want-to-be-here basis.”
It’s trying to make a difference to those youth that have become at risk but are trying to turn their lives around before things get too far along or their addictions overcome them.
Pynn’s article explains the temptations that our youth face and the black hole that they can descend into to feed those addictions, the program in Terrace is just a small step in trying to reclaim those young people and lead them to a better and more rewarding life…
( from the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article atowncalledpodunk.blogspot.com/2 … 4013 )-