Kitsap Drug Court
January 25, 2013
Honorable Jay B.
Kitsap Community Resources
"Successful people learn to use resources
to improve their life.
Keys to success: build support group; recognize personal
power and strength; serve others."
Shantel, Alumni Speaker
"Never thought I could be clean because my
entire family are
addicted. I'm grateful I chose the right path, I've never
acknowledge the hard work and of these participants who have
successfully completed the Drug Court program.
"When I first came to Drug
Court, I couldn't look at myself
in the mirr
or. I was so ashamed."
"When I joined Drug
Court, I had never heard of it before. Thank you."
“Thank you for accepting me
into the program and helping
me to set goals. Drug
Court saved my life."
“This is the longest I've stayed
clean & sober in 30 years.
I'm grateful to everyone on the
Drug Court Team. Always stay
"There are so many people
to thank. I am grateful to be
alive today and experience
life very differently than before. The two people that I
the most are Judge Roof and especially my father."
"At first I didn't think I'd
it through the program.
Remember to ask for help
and do something different
with your life."
"I've been addicted since I was 14 years old.
I finally realized that I
could have a new life. There's hope and love in the
I appreciate always being treated with respect by the Drug Court
Drug Court Graduates and Judge Jay B. Roof
“This is the 52nd Drug Court Graduation Ceremony. You join 440
previous graduates. Addiction is a disease not a lack of
willpower or a
character defect. You represent the hope of recovery.”
- Judge Jay B. Roof
Drug Court Team Members
||Jay B. Roof
|Drug Court Case Manager
|Kitsap Recovery Center
||Steve Kohrt, Bergen Starke, Carla Carlsen
||Rick Bialock, Judy Patton,
|Deputy Prosecuting Attorney
|Drug Court Assistant
|Community Resource Officer
|Drug Court Compliance Officer