Five years ago, Tyler was homeless, struggling with addiction and barely surviving from one day to the next. Now, thanks to the vital support of people like you, he’s thriving.
Tyler grew up in a fractured household and experienced frequent family violence. Like many teenagers, he experimented with drugs and alcohol, and would often use them to escape his everyday life. “I tried almost anything that would take me away from reality,” says Tyler.
Just after his 17th birthday, Tyler’s relationship with his girlfriend broke down, and things quickly changed.