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SavingTeens Partners with Solstice East to Support a Family in Crisis

May 7, 2015 – SavingTeens in Crisis Collaborative (SavingTeens) is proud to announce our most recent scholarship. Through the support of collaborative partners and generous donations we were able to help another family find support for their teen.

The young woman was brought to the attention of SavingTeens through the pro-bono support of Robyn Egelson. The sixteen year old presented with a multitude of risky behaviors and a long history of therapeutic interventions. The family was desperate to secure funding for a long-term therapeutic care option for their child.

Solstice East has provided a generous scholarship for this family. Additionally the family, with Robyn’s assistance, has secured Department of Education funding. Taken together, and coupled with SavingTeens financial support, this partnership will make the plan affordable for the family.

Collaboration such as this enables SavingTeens to support struggling families. It takes a true community spirit to support families in crisis, and we continue to be incredibly thankful for the partnership of the therapeutic community and the generosity of our donors.

About Solstice East Solstice East has grown out of many years of experience working with teenage girls in residential treatment. They have developed a clinically intensive program based on the specific needs of young women. Their philosophy is based upon beliefs and experiences related to the creation of genuine, lasting change in female adolescents. For more information about Solstice contact: Becca Jefferies at 828-484-9946

About SavingTeens Saving Teens In Crisis Collaborative is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization formed in 2004 to assist troubled teens and their families struggling with substance abuse and other emotional issues.

Learn more about partnering or donating: contact Carrie Weatherhead, LCSW; Director of Development, c.weatherhead@savingteens.org.

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