2023 Heal, Grow, & Thrive

ACS’ 50th Anniversary Celebration

Adolescent Consultation Services celebrated 50 years of providing critical mental health services to children and families on October 26, 2023 at GBH Studios. It was a wonderful evening spent honoring ACS’ history, visionary leaders, loyal supporters, and steadfast commitment to providing help and hope.

The program included inspiring messages from Leah Kelly, ACS Executive Director, Rebecca Pries, ACS Founding Executive Director, Terrie Graham, ACS Board Member, and Mike Lafleur, ACS Board Member.

The Honorable Gail Garinger (ret.) received the Rebecca Pries Indispensable Friend Award for her extraordinary leadership and dedicated service to supporting vulnerable children and families. Attorney General Andrea Campbell joined Leah onstage for a fireside chat about the challenges facing children and teens in our community and strategies for turning pain into purpose.

A stunning performance by the Angkor Dance Troupe, which is nationally recognized as one of the most accomplished Cambodian traditional arts organizations, topped off an incredible evening.