Parent Mentors

Parent Mentors

Would you like to connect with a parent whose child has a similar diagnosis as yours? We have specially-trained parents who want to share what they've learned while taking care of their own children.

Whether you're seeking a peer for emotional support or to learn more about what to expect from a certain medical diagnosis, our parent mentors have volunteered to share their insights about dealing with a similar situation.

Find a Parent Mentor

Once you’ve selected the person you’d like to talk to, you may send a message to the parent using our online form. They have agreed to respond to you by e-mail within 24-48 hours. We also have parent mentors who are not listed in the database. If you don't receive a response from one of our online mentors, or would like to reach a mentor offline, please contact the program coordinator at 330-543-3072 or jdoyle@chmca.org.

Featured Parent Mentor
Timothy S.
Timothy S.
At 7 years old, Timothy’s son Tim was diagnosed with type one diabetes. Prior to his diagnosis, he frequently used the bathroom and was thirsty all of the time. Two years later, Tim leads a full, rich life. He is a cub scout, plays sports and enjoys school. He is assisted by an insulin pump, as well as his supportive parents and brother.
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