Imagine this: It’s 8 AM. You’re released from a correctional facility near the Canadian border. You’ve got $40 from the facility and a single bus ticket to Peekskill to report to parole in the first 24 hours. You are leaving with the same clothes you came with and the same empty wallet, with the small […]
About Esther Laaninen
Esther Laaninen is a Case Manager under the Integration Services SAMHSA Re-Entry program. She works to enhance quality of life with individuals who are involved in the justice system and have co-occurring disabilities, including mental health and substance use issues.