ChooseWell holds a vision of our Compassionate City where every family with a child under the age of three THRIVES in homes free from active substance misuse.

 

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iChooseWell

The iChooseWell program is the region’s only integrative healthy lifestyles program designed specifically for pregnant/post-partum mothers in recovery.  In July, 2015, thanks to the generosity of the Humana Foundation, Volunteers of America (VOA) and ChooseWell Communities, Inc (CWC) launched the iChooseWell program at VOA’s Freedom House. iChooseWell Events Description Weekly Chop-n-Chats Weekly gathering of compassionate…

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iChooseWellToo

In 2016 CWC began design work on its iChooseWellToo program.  iChooseWellToo offers developmentally appropriate children’s programming that complements iChoosWell programming offered to parents.  iChooseWellToo reinforces the same healthy habits that the mothers are learning with the children through creativity and relationships. iChooseWellToo creates meaningful relationships with the children and introduces them to healthy living concepts, specifically in areas…

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Project Thrive

Project Thrive was adopted by CWC and Compassionate Louisville’s Healthcare Constellation as their 2016-2017 community health project.  Project Thrive intends to unite families affected by the disease of addiction with compassionate, social innovators to co-create sustainable and family-centered supports that allow Louisville to emerge as a compassionate city where every family with a child under…

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Thrive Well Center

Design work is now underway for the Thrive Well Center – a primary care “health hub” advancing the emerging science of mind/body medicine, positive psychology and functional medicine – designed by and for unique needs of young families – particularly those affected by the disease of addiction.

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Give a Mom a Mattress

The “Give a Mom a Mattress” Initiative emerged out of a need for clean bedding for families leaving residential treatment for independent living.  A partnership with Fern Creek Christian Church and other benevolent donors made 20 new mattresses and frames available to families completing the Freedom House/iChooseWell programs in 2015-2016.

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