“It Was Such a Relief”

Thanks to your support, Tina and Charlie have peace of mind.    Tina and Charlie are not the same people they used to be. Two years ago, they were drinking and fighting a lot, and didn’t have any control over their kids. After an incident involving CPS, they decided to change their lives.    Now

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“I Felt So Blessed”

With everything else going on, bed bugs were more than they could handle.    Matt’s three children have experienced trauma in their past. His 7-year-old daughter, Cailynn, is affected the most. She has severe behavior issues, lashes out, and runs away from her classroom. Her teacher recommended therapy for Cailynn, and Matt and his fiancée, Michelle,

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“You Help Immensely”

Thanks to your support, Kaylee is prepared for a new chapter.    Crystal and Calvin’s 9-year-old daughter, Kaylee, was being bullied at school.    “It’s something that she’s struggled with for a few years,” said Crystal.    It was important to find a safer environment for Kaylee.  She is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and has mental

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“I see myself in these kids.”

   Chris Simpson lost his way a few times growing up. As a child he tended to get into trouble and hang around bad influences. After high school he didn’t know what direction to go in and didn’t have a father figure to guide him.    He enlisted in the United States Army and it changed

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Herbie Moves On

   After six months of hard work, 16-year-old Herbie finally graduated from Highfields’ Residential Program in June.    “I thought it was too good to be true,” said Herbie. “I felt really happy and accomplished. It was a long time coming.”    Herbie is far from the kid he used to be – stealing cars, violating probation,

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The Sky’s the Limit for Kamren

   Thirteen-year-old Kamren was struggling when she joined Highfields’ after school program, Reaching Higher. She was in 6th grade at Springport Middle School and her grades were bad, she didn’t have a lot of friends, and she didn’t care about her future. Thankfully, her teacher Dan Bright encouraged her to join the after-school program. It

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Aidan and Isis Went to Camp!

   At just 3 years old, Aidan exhibited mental health issues that affected his speech, behavior, and development. Now age 7, he is diagnosed with Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder, a childhood condition of extreme irritability, anger, and frequent, intense temper outbursts.    “Aidan can be violent and destructive, but also sweet, caring and loving,” said Debbie,

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“We’re Not Alone”

There are so many benefits to Family Treatment Weekends. Bringing families together and strengthening relationships is what Highfields is all about! Read on to learn more about this impactful summer program.    Every year, Highfields’ residential staff put their minds together to create an exciting and memorable Family Treatment Weekend.    “We try to think

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Highfields Tours Michigan!

   What are some of your favorite things to do in Michigan in the summer?  Go to a Tigers Game? Spend the day at Michigan’s Adventure? Visit the State Capital? How about all of the above?    These are just a few of the exciting activities our students have been able to do this summer.    “I

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Coaching On and Off the Court

Thanks to generous donors at our Golf Outing, our residential students participated in one week of basketball camp! Maurice Benson from Games Solid Skills Training took the opportunity to coach the boys in more ways than one.    “One of the most influential people in my life was my basketball coach in high school,” said

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