Success Stories

Kay & Abby

Kay Loveland is Clinical Psychologist. Early on in her professional career, she quickly noticed the positive impact of having a dog with her during therapy sessions. This discovery led her to start volunteering with Paws with a Purpose here in Buncombe County. Kay would bring her dog Misha to different…

Jeremiah helps everyone at Eliada

Jeremiah started coming to Eliada’s summer camp program when he was 5 years old! And after this summer he’ll be starting high school. He has maintained friendships over the years and he looks forward to reuniting with his camp friends every summer. This is the first summer Jeremiah has been…

D’Andre expresses himself

We all just want to be heard and seen. When D’Andre first started at Eliada he didn’t feel this way in at school. He didn’t know how to communicate and express himself, and as a result he shrunk away. He had low self-confidence and had no experience building trust, growing…

Brianna finds her own answers

Remember Brianna? In September 2016 we featured her in a Success Story. Even though she’s graduated from Eliada’s Day Treatment program, we still see her every week. She comes to Eliada every Wednesday to visit and volunteer with her favorite horse. It’s this dedication as an alumnus that made it…

Terrell has come full circle

At one point in his life Eliada taught him to be kind, and now Eliada is teaching him to be independent. As a child, Terrell was in Eliada’s Day Treatment program. He was struggling in school, was being bullied, had a short fuse, and was known for his outbursts. In…

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