Insight into youth recovery and remote learning during COVID-19

With school now back in session virtually for all residents at CHD’s Goodwin House, a residential addiction treatment center that serves boys aged 13-17, the program’s staff have been very focused on providing continuous educational support to residents, most of whom have never been exposed to online schooling.

From turmoil to stability

Dee’s day starts shortly after sunrise in a small office she shares with a colleague.

She pores over neatly kept notes to help organize days that are rarely predictable. As part of the Permanent Supportive Housing team, Dee shepherds families through turmoil.

A U.S. Air Force veteran, Dee helps the most vulnerable families find a path to stability. Most have histories of substance use, complex medical diagnoses, domestic violence, and trauma.

For many, Dee is a welcome respite in a storm she hopes to permanently quell.

 

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