“…it is a phenomenal program.” Why, they’re talking about us! The best testament to the power and positive impact of our work is when our program partners praise us. It makes our day. Here, Friends of Guest House executive director Kari Galloway mentions Heard’s work as part of how they are keeping their residents safe and sane in a feature posted in the Alexandria Gazette Packet. Thank you Kari! You are the best and we love working with you!
What a fabulous surprise to read this story from the City of Alexandria eNews
Expressing oneself through art can be both a freeing and insightful experience, and clinicians and therapists often use art as a treatment option in their support of individuals facing a range of challenges, including mental health and substance use disorders. This fall, the Alexandria Residential Treatment Center (ARTC) partnered with Heard, a local nonprofit, to offer art workshops for individuals in recovery. (more…)
It’s fun to be on TV! Our founder and executive director, Jane Collins, had her 30 minutes of fame with Catherine Read’s “You Need to Know” on Fairfax Public Access television. A star is born!
Our very own Heard teacher Alexa Fleming wrote this insightful story about our program partner Friends of Guest House, and mentioned us too – just one more reason to love Alexa. Read her story here!
These clients from Friends of Guest house are learning improvisation to become more confident.
So much talent and healing from the residents of Friends of Guest House August 2019.