Healthier Together: Trauma

Overcoming Trauma and Growing Resilience

Exposure to violence and other traumatic events can contribute negatively to children’s mental health and well-being. Together with our partners, Healthier Together supports collaborative programming that helps West Philadelphia children, and their caregivers, to overcome trauma and build resilience.

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Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Earns HAP Achievement Award

The Community Asthma Prevention Program receives a “Community Champion” Achievement Award from The Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP).


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By investing in home repairs, CHOP and Philadelphia are improving asthma outcomes.

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