Waqaa Means “Welcome”

For people using CITC’s recovery services, one man is making Yup’ik-speaking participants feel at home with the simple act of speaking a familiar language. More

The Potential of Peer Support

Watching Angie Stevens’s Peer Work Group, you would think they were lifelong friends. In fact, when they started the group, they were strangers. Now? They are the kind of network of support that helps people launch careers. More

Rebuilding a Career

When Jackie Sexton came to the CITC Mat-Su Valley Office for assistance, she discovered that sometimes when you go looking for one thing, you find something even better. More

Recovery Through Adventure

Here in Alaska, at CITC’s Ernie Turner Center, there’s a group of “sober misfits” who gather every Friday to hike, ski, and kayak their way through the recovery process. More

Doing It for Zaelynn

“I wanted to give my daughter the best life possible,” said Markeitah Henry. That’s why she embarked on a career in the health care field–and made some tough decisions along the way–with the support of CITC’s HPOG program. More

The Reality of Reentry

Benjamin Briggs couldn’t buy a bus pass. With no pass, he missed work, which meant he got fired. Before Benjamin knew it, he was back in prison after only a few moments of freedom. Fortunately, he was released again after just a few minutes. More

Designed to Compete

The saying goes: Everyone will get their 15 minutes of fame. But not too many people achieve that fame by sitting in an outhouse… More