The Welcome Home Ceremony seeks to erase the stigma and isolation men feel when returning home from incarceration. Instead of being pushed away and ostracized, the participants of the ceremony let the men know they are forgiven for their past misdeeds and are surrounded by a community that sincerely wants them to succeed.
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About 11 million adults reported they misused prescription pain relievers such as hydrocodone or oxycodone at least once in 2015; about 63% of them said it was to relieve physical pain, which is the purpose of the drug.