CRC to provide therapy for Baltimore teenagers


11 TV Hill: CRC Foundation to provide therapy for Baltimore teenagers



SECOND SUMMER NOW. ANOTHER ORGANIZATION DOING POSITIVE THINGS IN OUR CITIES, THE CHARLES RICHARD CAMPBELL FOUNDATION, THE CRC FOUNDATION, WAS ESTABLISHED IN HONOR OF RAVENS’ LINEMAN CAMPBELL’S LATE FATHER. IN RECOGNITION OF MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS, CRC IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FUND RECOVERY WILL PROVIDE THREE MONTHS OF WEEKLY THERAPY SESSIONS FOR TEENAGERS HERE IN BALTIMORE. THE ORGANIZATIONS SAY THEIR HOPE IS TO EMPHASIZE THE FOR THIS MALT OF SEEING A THERAPIST, SPECIFICALLY AMONG THE BLACK COMMUNITY WHERE THERAPY CAN BE SEEN AS A SIGN OF WEAKNESS. >> I THINK WHEN YOU SEE THE COMMUNITY, THE CHILDREN THERE THAT MAY NOT — THAT GIVES THEM A TRIGGER OF HOPE, IT GIVES THEM SOME EXAMPLE OF, HEY, HE’S A HUMAN BEING JUST LIKE I AM AND HE’S OVERCOME OBSTACLES AND MAYBE THE THINGS THAT AFFLICT ME CAN BE OVERCOME. IT JUST FUELS THE DREAM THEY MAY HAVE. >> YOU RELATE TO SOMEONE YOU LOOK LIKE. A STRONG BLACK MAN WHO HAS DONE GREAT THINGS WITH HIS LIFE, AGAIN, NOT JUST ON THE FIELD, BUT EVEN THROUGH HIS WORK AT THE FOUNDATION, HIM HAVING THESE DISCUSSIONS ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH NORMALIZE IT AND IF WE CAN DO ARE THAT, BEDSCAUSE THESE LOOKING UP TO SOMEONE LIKE HIM, IT MIGHT DO THE THING THAT GETS THEM THE HELP THEY NEED. JASON: THROUGH THE FUND RECOVERY, THEY ARE ASKING FOR YOUR HELP TO MATCH THE INITIAL AND $20,000 DONATION THAT WILL HELP DOUBLE THE NUMBER OF TEENS THAT CAN PARTICIPATE IN THE PROGRAM. YOU CAN FIND A LINK TO DONATE ON WBAL.COM. JUST CLICK ON THE “TV HILL” TAB. THAT’S ALL FOR THIS EDITION OF “11 TV HILL.” THANKS FOR JOINING US. SEE YOU NEXT TIM

11 TV Hill: CRC Foundation to provide therapy for Baltimore teenagers

The Charles Richard Campbell Foundation is another organization doing positive things in Baltimore City.The CRC Foundation was established in honor of Ravens defensive lineman Calais Campbell’s late father.In recognition of mental health awareness, Campbell and CRC, in partnership with Fund Recovery, will provide three months of weekly therapy sessions for teenagers in Baltimore.The organizations said they hope is to emphasize the normality of seeing a therapist, specifically among the Black community, where therapy can be seen as a sign of weakness.| LINK: Help donate to the cause

The Charles Richard Campbell Foundation is another organization doing positive things in Baltimore City.

The CRC Foundation was established in honor of Ravens defensive lineman Calais Campbell’s late father.

In recognition of mental health awareness, Campbell and CRC, in partnership with Fund Recovery, will provide three months of weekly therapy sessions for teenagers in Baltimore.

The organizations said they hope is to emphasize the normality of seeing a therapist, specifically among the Black community, where therapy can be seen as a sign of weakness.

| LINK: Help donate to the cause

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