CHARM Team Recognized with "Roots of Prevention" Outstanding Organization Award
The CHARM (Children and Recovering Mothers) Team convened and led by KidSafe Collaborative, received the "Roots of Prevention" Outstanding Organization Award from the Burlington Partnership for a Health Community (BPHC). The presentation was made on October 26,2016, at a breakfast from 8:00 to 10:30 AM at Burlington's ECHO Center.
The CHARM Team supports women who are pregant or have recently delivered babies and have a history of opiate dependence. The goal is to ensure that mothers and their babies can benefit from prenatal care, substance abuse treatment and more, for the improved health of both mother and baby.
BPHC is a broad coalition of Burlington residents, businesses, human services professionals, educators, legal and court representatives and more, who recognize that the damages of drugs, alcohol abuse, and tobacco affect us all. The coalition works to create a healthier envirnmemt in Burlington.