Stories of Hope
Doug, a student at the College of St. Joseph and a member of the Addison County Youth Development Program, was recently the recipient of three separate awards. The freshman Psychology major is being recognized for his dedication to the college community, academic success and engagement with the community as a member of the college's Provider Scholarship Program. In March, Doug was named Student of the Month at the College of St. Joseph in Rutland, VT. To read Doug' full story click here.
After two months in the hospital, Maggie was living in a therapeutic sober living home, recovering from open-heart surgery stemming from IV drug use. Unfortunately, due to negative behavior, she was asked to leave home. She remained in medically-assisted treatment, and, again, her behavior required her to be terminated from that program as well. This meant that she was no longer able to participate in medical detox from drugs. Here Easterseals Family Engagement Specialist and the Department of Children & Families' social worker helped Maggie find inpatient treatment through Family Time Coaching. To read how Maggie's story continues, click here.