The news is filled these days with young people losing their struggle with substance abuse and addiction. Mike Croke, a 27-year-old Milford man, has a story of moving beyond alcohol abuse and jail time to become a thriving businessman and community advocate.
Croke says his problems started when he was young and experienced depression. As a pre-teen, he wasn’t open to talking to others about the way he felt. He started to “self medicate.”