Once a prison term or rehabilitation cycle has been completed, the next major challenge is to help the past offender transition into regular life and become an upstanding, productive citizen.
But there are some inherent challenges: Where to live? How to support oneself? How to learn to take responsibility for clean, independent living after so many years of confinement and dependency? How to stay inspired and motivated to stay on the healthy, honest, often harder, path rather than slipping back into destructive, yet familiar and seductively easier, behaviors and avenues of subsistence?