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NASW-NC Member Rici Reid Featured on WBTV!

Wednesday, October 9, 2019   (0 Comments)
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CareRocks program at CaroMont Health uplifts patients fighting cancer

For the last several years, the landscaping outside of CaroMont Cancer Center has looked different than most. It’s speckled with rocks that are painted in bright colors, covered in sparkles, or bears an inspirational quote.

 

Oncology Social Worker for CaroMont Health Rici Reid started the CareRocks program, but never imagined it would grow to what it is today.

 

Tasked with providing emotional and financial support to patients fighting cancer, she thought handing out rocks with inspirational phrases written on them may give them an extra boost when going into treatment.

 

“And we didn’t put them out we just kind of passed them out when a cancer patient needed them,” Reid said.

 

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