John Wigchert sat in front of the desk and looked out an arched window in a small admissions office at Crossroads, a residential treatment center in Phoenix. He’d come straight from jail after agreeing to treatment to shorten his four-month sentence. John, then 27, was an addict, arrested a dozen times, in and out of jail. He never followed up with his probation officer or sought treatment. But while he was in jail, his dad was mugged and injured. “At that point I knew there were more important things in my life than drugs,” John said. The admissions coordinator on the other side of the desk came up with a treatment plan. He asked John what he wanted to do with his life. … To read the full Arizona Republic story, click HERE.