Willie Ostiguy paved the way in the recovery community by founding the first recovery high school in Massachusetts. Since then he has opened several sober houses for men and one for women. Willie is a person in recovery himself. In this interview, he talks about his personal story as well as his family's history of substance use issues. He also describes the skills he used in raising his own children. Communicating with your kids and being diligent about knowing their whereabouts are tips he has for parents. Willie firmly believes education is important in enabling young people to make wise decisions.
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