Joy struggled with mental health challenges from a young age. With CHOC’s expert care, Joy now has the tools to seek help when needed. When you give, you help adolescents and kids like Joy receive the care they need.
Supported solely through philanthropy, Odessa is CHOC’s newest resident therapy dog—and one of the first in the nation dedicated to a pediatric inpatient mental health unit.
When Sarah Carey suffered severe complications from Type 1 diabetes at age seven, her care team at CHOC gave her the support needed to manage a chronic illness and inspired her to give back—and become a nurse at the same hospital that changed her health journey forever.
Unable to manage her eating disorder at home, Suzette was brought into CHOC’s Eating Disorder inpatient center where she received the help and support she needed to overcome her health challenge.
In the midst of COVID-19 pandemic, and the subsequent rise of mental health issues, CHOC persists in giving kids the best chance of growing into healthy and happy adults.