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The Five C's of Children's Recovery

Dec 19, 2018 2:28:21 PM

 “Stay consistent in their lives, even when they’re the hardest to love.”

That, in a nutshell, is the key to caring for the children living with their moms in recovery at Anna Ogden Hall. Children’s Program coordinator Shannon Behrens recognizes that while their moms are the ones who choose to come into the Women’s Recovery Program to deal with their own problems, the children have also suffered and need particular care.

Addressing their needs takes intentional efforts from Shannon and the rest of the staff and volunteers in the Children’s Program. And while the program is highly individualized to match the needs of each child, there are a few common values that apply to healing children who already have been through enough trauma and hardship for a lifetime.

The Emotional Toll of Fatherlessness

Jun 13, 2018 11:57:38 AM

Despite his heavy faults, Samantha longed for her absent father’s love. That void left her emotionally vulnerable to addiction and abuse.

Kids in Recovery

Sep 7, 2016 1:21:55 PM

As the Children’s Coordinator for Women's Recovery at Anna Ogden Hall, Lori Bradley has created a system for helping the children by reaching their moms.

Anna Ogden Hall Women Walk the Runway

Nov 18, 2015 10:02:11 AM

Women’s Council of REALTORS celebrate beauty and self-confidence by giving makeovers to some ladies in Women's Recovery at Anna Ogden Hall.