CHD Blog

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November 17, 2020

Insight into engagement challenges & solutions for leaders during COVID-19

As an organization whose services reach a broad range of individuals for a diverse and growing set of needs, there are many ways CHD’s leaders
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October 8, 2020

Insight into youth recovery and remote learning during COVID-19

At CHD’s Goodwin House, a residential addiction treatment center that serves boys aged 13-17, residents are able to take a step back from their everyday
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October 1, 2020

An Honest Mom’s Take on Choosing Mental Health Over Alcohol

The following is written based on the author’s personal experience with a short-term abstinence from alcohol. The intent is to encourage people to examine their
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August 31, 2020

Confronting stigma in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day

Observance of Overdose Awareness Day presents an important opportunity to advocate for the continued need for community-based recovery support services and treatments like those provided
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August 13, 2020

An Honest Mom's Take on Clutter Control

I recently did something I had thought about for years but never had the courage to go through with. I wanted something so badly, yet
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May 28, 2020

Welcome to the new digital home of CHD!

I’m excited to introduce you to our new website, the product of many months of hard work and creative thinking by many members of the
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May 26, 2020

Social Distancing and Domestic Violence

Social distancing measures have left many feeling in some way confined to their homes. By and large, essential staff are the only individuals leaving the
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May 26, 2020

Supporting Those Supporting Others

One of the biggest challenges of anyone working during the pandemic, including those working remotely, are recurring or ever-present feelings of isolation. Even those who
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May 13, 2020

An Honest Mom’s Take on Guilt

We all feel guilt or remorse at varying levels throughout our lives. If you’re reading this and thinking, “No, not really,” then perhaps your time
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April 1, 2020

An Honest Mom’s Take on Adjusting to a New Normal

I’ve always been someone who has adjusted pretty well. I had no problem moving by myself to New York City in my early twenties after
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