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Story of the Month

  • January Story of the Month

    Surly to Sweet Sabrina has a very sick little boy who needs healthcare attention.  More than one agency in town has told her he needs insurance–NOW!  Sabrina is beyond frustrated and quite confused by all the healthcare “lingo” and rules by what she, not-so-lovingly, calls “THE COUNTY”.  With her mounting anger, Sabrina arrived at Young […]

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  • November Story of the Month

    Giving Thanks Every family needs a leader, someone who can take charge when things get rough. Sometimes we find those leaders in very young children. Victor is only twelve-years-old but you might never guess that by his actions. Victor is the spokesperson for his family, helping his mom and little sister navigate through life in […]

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  • October Story of the Month

    Collaboration Leads to Positive Results for Kids Melanie is a particularly bright young lady, especially in math.  It wasn’t a big surprise that she was invited to participate in an accelerated math program at her school.  The staff and volunteers at school knew that Melanie faced some challenges at home.  She had no access to […]

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  • September Story of the Month

    This Backpack Holds More Than Books Young & Healthy’s newest work is in Trauma Informed Care. We are committed to bringing this knowledge to our partners in the school district. Young & Healthy is spending considerable time teaching our community about the effects of trauma on brain development, behavior and long term health. Nothing feels […]

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  • May Story of the Month

    So what is “Advocacy” anyway? Advocacy can mean 100 different things to as many people, but at Young & Healthy it always takes on a very practical meaning. Jason, age 24 (an age that some might consider “young and invincible”), learned he was young but not invincible.  Stage three leukemia has a way of dismissing […]

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