Mission Moments

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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Education is critical to sustainable life change

Education is critical to sustainable life change. Just ask the staff at CHD’s Community Adolescent Treatment Program (CATP.) CATP, one of 70 CHD programs and services, plays a vital role in preparing youth in the Department of Youth Services custody for a successful transition back home. Youth typically enter the program facing issues such as […]

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Helping Young Men Make Smart Choices

During their teenage years, male youth face a changing array of life challenges. Whether they overcome those challenges and build success in their lives and communities is, in great measure, a function of their choices. “I try to get the young men in secure residential treatment to see how every positive step they take leads […]

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