Rogers celebrates Mental Health Awareness Month, Nurses Week, and Hospital Week05/26/22 01:10:pm
Throughout May, Rogers employees system-wide have celebrated Mental Health Awareness Month, Nurses Week (May 6 to 12), and Hospital Week (May 8 to 14).
See the slideshow above for fun photos of our teammates and their celebrations, including:
- The Skokie and Hinsdale clinics went green for Mental Health Awareness Month.
- Appleton employees and their families participated in a NAMI 5K walk for suicide prevention awareness.
- The Sheboygan team wore T-shirts on May 6 for Children’s Mental Health Day.
- Rogers was a sponsor of Blue Jean Bingo, a fundraiser benefiting the mission of NAMI Southeast Wisconsin.
Additionally, Rogers’ Community Learning and Engagement team highlighted the month at its WISE Coalition meeting on May 17, and the Outreach team organized a behavioral activation skills workshop for professionals in the Skokie and Kenosha area.
Many of our colleagues also shared their perspectives with media for Mental Health Awareness Month, including:
- Sue McKenzie Dicks, vice president, healthy culture, and Emily Jonesberg, program manager, Community Learning and Engagement, who gave advice on how to support loved ones struggling with their mental health on WITI-TV (FOX 6, Milwaukee) and WISN-TV (ABC 12, Milwaukee).
- Sean LeNoue, MD, associate medical director, Outpatient Services, spoke with WDJT-TV (CBS 58, Milwaukee) about discussing mental health and current events with kids.
- Tyler Rickers, DO, medical director, Focus Depression Recovery Adult Care, and Jennifer Park, PhD, senior clinical director, Western Service Area, appeared on WDJT-TV (CBS 58, Milwaukee) and KGO-TV (ABC 7, San Francisco) about how to break the cycle of stress.
- Sharon Hirsch, MD, a psychiatrist in Oconomowoc, provided insight on the connection between sleep and mental health on WITI-TV (FOX 6, Milwaukee).