CHD Celebrates 50 Years of Profound Impact on Communities

For youth mental health activist Diana Chao, the keynote speaker at CHD’s 50th Anniversary Celebration dinner on October 20, our agency’s mission to help those in need truly resonates with her goal to increase access to mental health treatment.

 

View our anthem video and meet Aiden, whose remarkable story of recovery shows the power of CHD’s compassionate and effective approach in supporting the individuals we serve. It is an honest conversation about mental health and shows the wide range of services we provide to meet the needs of people from all walks of life across western Massachusetts and Connecticut.

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Meet Cammie

Cammie, a 17-year-old athlete in CHD’s All In: Barrier Free Recreation’s adaptive dance program, has cerebral palsy and is legally blind, but she doesn’t let that stop her from cutting loose in the dance studio! Samantha, her mom, said her daughter has gained a wider range of motion from participating in the dance class. “It has also helped her confidence over the years,” she said. “Cammie has gained some great friends here. It has always felt like a family.”

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“You can feel how CHD cares. They have a stake in everyone who’s getting services and values them as people.”

- Recovery Coach

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