Tuesday Jan 09, 2024

From Hell to Heaven with Lena Cebula

For about Lena and other guests go to: www.thetrustedfriend.ca

Lena shares her powerful story in this impactful episode.  Lena was born and raised in a post-USSR Ukrainian iron mining town. Her parents struggled in their marriage. Became an alcoholic, lost well paying jobs, eventually divorced losing custody of their kids.

She has struggled in poverty trying to survive and was abused and raped numerous times. After the loss of her first child at 15, drug addicted, alcohol dependent, she was twice trafficked to foreign countries, Israel, and Canada. 

More about Lena

If you or someone you know is struggling with addictions, trauma or concerned for their own safety.  Please reach out and get the help you need.   Lena's Resource page has some insightful tip and resources for sex trafficking.

Below are just a small portion of resources available.  Please search for help near you. 

Trauma Informed Care for Substance Abuse Counselling

National Sexual Violence Resource Center



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