|Changes Coming To Housing Program For Former Inmates|
|By mtpr.org- Edward O'Brien|
Misti Liberti had few available housing options when she was released from jail last fall. Liberti sometimes resorted to couchsurfing with acquaintances she knew before her jail sentence; a big gamble for someone who has spent years battling chemical dependency.
"When I got out I was kind of at the mercy of staying with people, and you put yourself in a risky environment sometimes. You just go back to what’s familiar," she says.
At that point in her life Liberti was particularly familiar with, "Heroin. And it’s gotten me in places where I didn’t want to be and charges I never thought I’d see myself [facing]."
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