The Beginning of an Incredible Journey

Making the decision to place her son at Grafton was one of the hardest that Mary Anne has had to make as a parent. Kevin, a now 22-year-old young man… Read More

Addressing Anxiety with Accolades

Betsy is a 17-year-old diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, which manifests in aggression and self-injurious behavior. To cope with intense anxiety, she would often scratch herself, bang her head or try… Read More

Employee Spotlight: Tony Sanders

Tony Sanders is Grafton’s Director of Operations and Health Care Risk Management Why did you want to work in behavioral healthcare? I had a close family member that had an… Read More

A Special Kind of Graduation

Many teachers and families are already deep into the back-to-school process, but I am still thinking about the graduation we held at Grafton’s Winchester campus last June. This was my… Read More

Employee Spotlight: Chad Lesman

Chad Lesman is a career and technical education teacher at the Ruth Birch Center, supporting the community-based classrooms. Why did you want to work in behavioral healthcare? Grafton is the… Read More

Learning Social Skills and Becoming a Mentor

Aidan*, who once had significant behavioral challenges, is now seen by his teachers and peers as a role model at his school. Aidan was diagnosed with high functioning Autism, disruptive… Read More