Phoenix Recovery Project for treatment of substance abuse in dire financial straits


In 1975 Aubrey left his homeland as a bright Guyana scholar and after he graduated with a degree in Business Economics and Informa-tion Systems from the University of San Francisco he easily found employment. His addiction to crack cocaine, however, saw him fall from working on Wall Street to living on the streets of Linden and eating from rubbish bins.

But in February 2010 he was thrown a lifeline. He immediately grabbed hold of it and has no intention letting go. That lifeline was the Phoenix Recovery Project which has been 55-year-old Aubrey’s home since 2010,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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