Get to know Casey!
Casey Norton is Lead Case Manager for Triad Health Project.
In 2011, Casey graduated from the University of North Carolina Greensboro with a Bachelor's in Social Work.
He has provided Medical Case Management services for THP for more than 5 years.
"The reason I chose to become a Social Worker is because of the love I have for helping people.
When I can empower someone to achieve goals they never thought possible, it truly gives me satisfaction and is self-rewarding."
In addition to his work with THP, Casey is also a full-time student with Pfeiffer University in the Master of Health Administration program.
Casey has many client success stories!
Here is one of them...
Casey began working with Jeff in November 2015.
Jeff's initial viral load was
, and severely
Jeff was battling alcoholism.
He had recently been
from his job.
Jeff had hit his
Casey and Jeff began working through his
, he continued to struggle with alcohol and depression. He felt like giving up several times.
Casey provided HIV education, treatment adherence along with a plan for permanent housing. Jeff began seeing a substance abuse counselor at RCID. Casey connected Jeff with a network of support at Higher Ground.
Most importantly Casey helped
empower and motivate
Jeff to overcome the obstacles he faced.
Over the next few months Jeff began to see life changing results.
On February 10, 2016 Jeff
was learned that his HIV viral load was undetectable.
As of today Jeff's HIV virus remains suppressed and he is over 4 months sober. He was able to obtain a housing voucher and now has permanent, affordable housing. He received an apartment that is fully furnished from donations in our community.
Thank you Casey for all you do for THP's mission!