WWF/WWE Star Jake “The Snake” Roberts Visits Erie Co Correctional Facility to Help Local Struggling
Jake “The Snake” Roberts addressed approximately 80 inmates (male and female) today at the Erie County Correctional Facility. Jake spoke for nearly an hour and delivered stories of his addiction and how it grasped every aspect of his life. He has been sober for five years now and details how each day is a struggle to stay away from the powerful demons. Jake recounted his $300/day cocaine habit and the moment a friend picked him up and moved Jake into his house and how this started his journey on the lifelong path to fight to stay sober. The inmates who participated today are addicts themselves and asked questions as well as shared their struggle with substance abuse with Jake.