Arkansas P.E.A.R.L.

Positive Energy Affecting Recovering Lives

PEARL is a non-profit corporation that supports the Benton County Drug Court Program. We help participants get back on their feet and take control of their lives by giving them access to resources and programs proven to increase the chances of successfully recovering from addiction.

P.E.A.R.L. in the Media

 Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson with family of P.E.A.R.L. founder Karen Slater at Drug Court graduation ceremony (May, 2015)

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson with family of P.E.A.R.L. founder Karen Slater at Drug Court graduation ceremony (May, 2015)

The following links provide news, articles and information about PEARL, addiction recovery, the Benton County Drug Court and VA as well as a variety of other programs that can help reduce chemical dependency and recidivism by providing individuals the resources they need to re-enter their communities.

Events & Programs

Benton County Drug Court Offers Second Chances - NWAOnline.com

Drug Court Helps Clients Battle Addiction - ArkansasOnline

Addiction & Addiction Recovery in the Media

Drug Court Facts & Figures - National Alliance of Drug Court Professionals (NADCP)

Do Drug Courts Work? - National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA)

The Importance of Routine in Early Recovery - AlcoholRehab.com
You can more easily establish a healthy routine if you know your bills are paid and that you have a place to sleep, running water, heat and something to eat. Learn about how PEARL is supporting the Benton County Drug Court and Veteran Court.

Reducing Recidivism: The Challenge of Successful Prisoner Re-Entry - Huffington Post
Many recovering addicts and former prisoners struggle to find housing, employment and proper drug or medical treatment programs, making it difficult to stay clean and become positive, contributing members of their communities.