Today was suppose to be a normal day at court, but it wasn't. No one from the usual team was there (the judge, his PO or his attorney). The PO that was there took one look at Keven and thought he was high. I thought he looked high too ... BUT ... its a known and understood fact that Keven often looks high even when he's not because he's on meds that give him that heavy-lidded look.
But since this guy didn't know that about Keven he kept him after court and drug tested him, and lo and behold: oxy and methadone.
He has been tested THREE TIMES A WEEK at rehab and is coming up clean. But apparently their test doesn't look for oxy or methadone?
Lucky for me there were two guys escorting him today, so I had their moral support, but honestly I think one of them was more upset than me. Keven has been doing so good at Unidos and had recently had some serious breakthroughs and was working on his issues. Yet, the addiction monster is still living in him.
What this probably means for his future:
- getting kicked out of Opportunity Court
- serving time in jail (6 months? 16 months? who knows)
- having his felony remain on his record for life
I just found out one of his best friends from the program is also in custody right now, a kid that was excelling and surprising everyone with how far he'd come with his sobriety, but he relapsed too. I hope they can see each other in there, for the other guy's sake, he's not comfortable in jail whereas for Keven, its his second home. Ugh.
Praying for all our loved ones - and for US.
Peace, Hope and Love,