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Congratulations to Ann Williams, LIMHP, LADC, SAP for completing Breakthrough’s first online session in Nebraska! Ann has been in practice for 12 years and is a member of the American Mental Health Counselors Association and National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors. We are excited to have Ann in the Breakthrough network.


Breakthrough in partnership with CareFirst and Magellan was proud to launch its Maryland telehealth network August 1, 2013. We had barely turned on the lights when Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Helen McKibben, conducted her first appointment with a CareFirst BlueChoice HMO member.

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Bob Edwards Driver

“NGATAKI, New Zealand — Bob Edwards was born before the first Model T rolled out of Henry Ford’s factory in Detroit. He learned to drive in a French car that had a lever instead of a steering wheel. And he’s still on the road, only now in a red four-wheel-drive Mitsubishi.”

I came across this story and was touch by the life and vitality of Mr. Edwards. I imagined the thousands of roads he had traveled, the various landscapes he had viewed, and the many flat tires he must have changed along his journey.

I was struck by his tenacity, verve, and unwillingness to let the expectations of others hold him back.

There is much to be learned here …

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