Sharing a name with a saint didn’t help him – The Update

Smitty counseled teens to keep them off drugs, but his own experience convinced them that they would relapse. He thought he might make the revolving door work more efficiently by selling them the drugs himself. Interestingly, his defense attorney claimed that he wasn’t motivated by money, but by his own “powerlessness.”

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  • The arrest of the 60 year old Rainier Beach drug and alcohol intervention specialist, Robert “Smitty” Smith while he was working and selling drugs to students at Rainier Beach High School in Seattle is disturbing to say the least when thinking about the new trend of “Recovery High Schools” such as Northshore Recovery High School (NSRHS) in Beverly Massachusetts that was covered on this site in the following thread:

  • Lucy

    Yes, it was an update.