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All the Right (Dance) Moves

Cammie, a 17-year-old athlete in CHD’s All In: Barrier Free Recreation’s adaptive dance program, likes to dance to country music in her wheelchair—but she also
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Racing Toward His Goals

To call Troy Cronin “driven” and “tenacious” would be understating his willpower. He simply refuses to let anything stop him from reaching his goals—even though
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Recovery as a Saving Grace

In the summer of 2020, Casey knew she had to drastically change her life when she overdosed twice. This happened after her children, who were
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A mom’s recovery journey

When she first referred herself for CHD’s FIRST Steps Together program in Pittsfield, MA, Ivy was only the second participant to join the new, evidence-based
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Progress and proven results

When Laura’s son Raymond was seven years old, he began exhibiting signs of intense anger when his parents divorced. After being connected to an outpatient
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Taking strides toward stability and self-sufficiency

For over two years, Jonatan was a resident of CHD’s Crossover program in Hartford, CT, one of CHD’s Residential Rehabilitation Services (RRS) serving individuals with
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A journey 15 years in the making

When Corey Smith was about 15, she ran into some behavioral trouble that led her through a series of residential treatment programs in her journey
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After tragedy, a heartfelt donation

In 2015, Johnathan and Jillian were struggling to make ends meet. They had full-time jobs and aspirations of making it in the music business. They
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Making progress against the odds

Shannon has loved horses since she was little, even working on horse farms as an adult. “I want to work with animals again,” she says.
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A full-circle success story

In 2017, Julio’s home in Puerto Rico was destroyed by Hurricane Maria. His family lived on an outdoor basketball court for nearly a week before
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