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Addiction treatment center shatters stigmas with unusual DFW challenge

Addiction treatment center shatters stigmas with unusual DFW challenge

equinox crew, shatterproof challenge
Equinox employees were among the 100 who rappelled down a 19-story building in the Shatterproof Challenge. Photo by John Reisch
Tricia Short, Rachel Short, Shatterproof Challenge
Tricia Short, Rachel Short Photo by John Reisch
doug tieman, gary mendell, mike puls, shatterproof challenge
Doug Tieman, Gary Mendell, Mike Puls Photo by John Reisch
Heather Nolan, Shatterproof Challenge
Heather Nolan Photo by John Reisch
Jennifer Passanante, Shatterproof Challenge
Jennifer Passanante Photo by John Reisch
JJ Gomez, Amara Durham, Shatterproof Challenge
JJ Gomez, Amara Durham Photo by John Reisch
michelle rodriguez, shatterproof challenge
Michelle Rodriguez Photo by John Reisch
stoneleigh hotel crew, shatterproof challenge
Stoneleigh Hotel employees at the Shatterproof Challenge. Photo by John Reisch
Shatterproof Participants, shatterproof challenge
The Shatterproof Challenge helps erase the stigma associated with addiction. Photo by John Reisch
equinox crew, shatterproof challenge
Tricia Short, Rachel Short, Shatterproof Challenge
doug tieman, gary mendell, mike puls, shatterproof challenge
Heather Nolan, Shatterproof Challenge
Jennifer Passanante, Shatterproof Challenge
JJ Gomez, Amara Durham, Shatterproof Challenge
michelle rodriguez, shatterproof challenge
stoneleigh hotel crew, shatterproof challenge
Shatterproof Participants, shatterproof challenge

What: Shatterproof Challenge

Where: The Summit at Las Colinas

The 411: More than 100 men and women rappelled down the 19-story Summit at Las Colinas building to raise awareness for addiction and help erase the stigma associated with the disease. The Shatterproof Challenge is a fundraising event sponsored by Shatterproof and Caron Treatment Centers, the largest nonprofit organization for the treatment and prevention of addiction, with a residential treatment facility in Princeton, Texas. 

Who: Teams from Le Meridien Stoneleigh Hotel and Equinox, along with Caron Treatment Centers CEO Doug Tieman, Shatterproof CEO Gary Mendell, and Caron Treatment Centers vice president and executive director Mike Puls.