Mission Moments

A Peer Mentor Gives Back

“My name is Jerome Jenkins. At age 19, I experienced my first mental breakdown. There was help when I needed it, and now I’m on the side of providing help to others.” Jerome came to know CHD as a client receiving services to support his mental wellness. Today he shares his lived experience with CHD […]

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Life Savers

Robert Stover, Program Manager for CHD’s Not Bread Alone, is a practical man. As a matter of routine, he focuses on logistical concerns of preparing good food and serving satisfying meals to anyone who is hungry, three times a week. But he also embodies qualities of a caregiver, and sometimes the care he and his […]

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April 5 is National Alcohol Screening Day

National Alcohol Screening Day, an initiative of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is an annual event to increase public awareness that alcohol abuse and alcohol dependency (alcoholism) are recognized disorders which can be treated. To support public awareness of this event, CHD is encouraging anyone concerned about alcohol abuse—either their own or that of […]

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Gone Fishing: CHD Makes Outdoor Recreation Accessible

More than a few people daydream about going fishing. Jessica Levine, Program Manager for CHD Disability Resources, has a sticky-note on the wall above her desk for a daily reminder about just that topic. That’s because fishing is one of many outdoor activities that Levine and the staff of Disability Resources make accessible for persons […]

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