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Transcript: United Health Foundation Grant Helps Expand Behavioral and Physical Health Services in Southwest Ohio

The exterior of The Lighthouse Sheakley Center for Youth is shown. Light music plays.

ON SCREEN TEXT:   LIGHTHOUSE

                                    SHEAKLEY CENTER

                                    FOR YOUTH

A car drives through the building's parking lot.

ON SCREEN TEXT:   LIGHTHOUSE

                                    YOUTH SERVICES

                                    513-569-9500

News cameras stand on tripods behind a crowd. People chat in small clusters.

TATYANA: I was a girl who was known for coming from a Russian orphanage at the age of four and a half, I had a failed adoption, and I entered foster care at the age of 13.

The Lighthouse logo is shown on a white background.

ON SCREEN TEXT:   LIGHTHOUSE

                                    YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES

Tatyana Rozhnova stands behind a podium and speaks into a microphone in front of a wall of Lighthouse and United Health Foundation logos.

ON SCREEN TEXT:   Tatyana Rozhnova

                                    Lighthouse Staff and Former Client

Jon Husted stands behind the podium and speaks. A crowd sits in chairs and listens.

JON: If you don't have a place to live and you don't know where your next meal's coming from, and you have to worry about physical abuse or other kinds of abuse in your life, then you can't move on to the next level things like education and thinking about your future.

ON SCREEN TEXT:   Lt. Governor Jon Husted

                                    Ohio

Tatyana speaks from behind the podium.

TATYANA: I attended eight different schools during that time span and I also was a high school dropout.

Paul Haffner stands at the podium and speaks.

ON SCREEN TEXT:   Paul Haffner

                                    President and CEO, Lighthouse Youth and Family Services

PAUL: At Lighthouse, our vision is to be the leader in creating a community where every young person has the opportunity to thrive.

The exterior of the Lighthouse building is shown.

Jon, Paul and several others stand in a room and listen to a woman speak.

ON SCREEN TEXT:   213

                                    The John A. Schroth Family

                                    Charitable Trust,

                                    PNC Bank, Trustee

                                    Multi-Purpose

Jon, Paul, Tatyana, and several others stand in a room together.

TATYANA: What was the turning point? What changed? The simple answer is Lighthouse Youth & Family Services.

Tatyana speaks from behind the podium.

Jon stands at the podium and speaks.

JON: Lighthouse is great because it's both a landing place and a launching pad for these young people to have hope.

Heather Cianfrocco speaks from behind the podium.

ON SCREEN TEXT:   Heather Cianfrocco

                                    CEO, UnitedHealthcare Community & State

HEATHER: Over the years, we've gotten-- we've got to know great partners like Lighthouse and we're spending more time on things like transportation and housing and social supports and behavioral health.

Heather walks down a hallway and chats with another woman.

Heather, Jon, and several others stand in a room filled with tables and orange chairs.

Several people stand near a wooden wall holding up lush greenery.

Several people stand in a hallway and listen to someone speak.

JON: And no matter where you start, you can do anything, but some people have a steeper mountain to climb than others and the more that we can knock down the barriers that stand in the way from them, the more hope can come into their lives.

A group of people stand in a lobby and listen to Paul speak.

Jon speaks from the podium.

Jon and Tatyana shake hands. Heather stands nearby. Tatyana shakes hands with another woman.

TATYANA: I was a student at Lighthouse Community School, and now, on top of being on a board of trustees with Lighthouse Youth Services, I now am a staff member, not a student, at Lighthouse Community School.

Tatyana speaks from the podium as Heather, Jon, and another woman look on.

TATYANA: So everything has come around full circle.

The crowd applauds Tatyana.

Paul, Jon, Tatyana, Heather, and two other women hold up a sign made up of puzzle pieces near the podium.

ON SCREEN TEXT:   LIGHTHOUSE

                                    YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES

ON SCREEN TEXT:   INTEGRATED

                                    ACCESS CENTER

ON SCREEN TEXT:    Funding provided by UNITED HEALTH FOUNDATION

The screen fades to white and blue text appears.

ON SCREEN TEXT:   UNITED HEALTH FOUNDATION

                                    LIGHTHOUSE

                                    YOUTH & FAMILY SERVICES