May 31, 2024 – “I love being sober and being with my family and friends.” “I am becoming a stronger man for my family and a better citizen.” Gratitude for a second chance at life triggers these types of comments, most recently from the Drug Rehabilitation Court … Those facing jail time in Kane County can opt to be sentenced to a specialty court — Drug Rehabilitation, Treatment Alternative (mental health), Veterans Treatment, or DUI. Upon entering a specialty court, it’s not a barefoot walk in the morning dew. They are difficult programs, generally about two years, but worth the result when the mission of getting lives back on track through needed treatments and support succeeds.