Success Stories

When I was 13 I started drinking and partying with my friends.  Not long after that, I started using marijuana as well.  Pretty soon this spiraled out of control, and I found myself stealing to support my habit.  I dropped...

Having graduated the PAYH program, Peter is shipping out with the US Navy, where he will be studying to be an electrician, with the goal of ultimately becoming an electrical engineer.  in his testimony below, Peter shares how...

Rick came to us from the US Army, having struggled with substance abuse while enlisted. Now Rick is clean, and is headed toward a better future, with plans to reenlist in the near future.  Hear Rick’s story of change in his...

Tyler started experimenting with marijuana at age 16.  At first, he felt like he was in control, but it didn’t take long for that to change.  Soon, he found himself in jail and serious legal trouble.  A friend of the family...

Chris had been in trouble with the law; his reputation in his home town was all but ruined.  He and his parents didn’t know where to turn.  At PAYH, he found Christ, who gave him a clean slate and a fresh start.  Now Chris...

Graham was raised by loving parents. However, his attitude toward them began to change when he first began using marijuana. Eventually, he was no longer the smiling boy his family had known and loved. Instead, he was an angry and...

Because of you, change happens every day at the Paul Anderson Youth Home. Change such as what we have seen in Ben. For the first six months of his time in the program, Ben stayed in trouble. His defiant attitude and rebellion...

I was a young man who cared only for myself. Through recklessness I found my way into drugs, which ultimately led to my arrest and imprisonment, with seemingly no way out. Through the loving kindness of my family, I was able to...

My whole life I have believed that I was in control and that I could make it on my own.  After waking up in jail, I finally realized I had a problem I could not solve on my own. Fortunately, I am blessed with a loving mom who...

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