Rogers celebrates Mental Health Awareness Month, One Rogers Week, Nurses Week, and Hospital Week05/16/23 04:30:pm
Rogers team members system-wide are finding ways to come together and celebrate this month.
See the slideshow above for fun photos of our teammates and their celebrations, including:
- Infection Control, Clinical Nurse Education and Employee Health teams enjoyed treats in celebration of Nurses Week and One Rogers Week.
- The Hinsdale clinic celebrated One Rogers Week with Twin Day.
- Oconomowoc teammates enjoyed lunch provided for One Rogers Week.
- The team at Focus Depression Recovery Charles E. Kubly Adult Residential Center got into the One Rogers spirit with tie dye, Disney, and fun socks theme days.
- Atlanta teammates showed off their Rogers’ gear and enjoyed snacks.
- The LA clinic honored nurses for Nurses Week, held a scavenger hunt, and enjoyed Prom Spirit Day as part of One Rogers Week.
- The Seattle team enjoyed cool treats from an ice cream truck as part of One Rogers week.
- Denver teammates wore green and Rogers’ shirts for Mental Health Awareness Month and One Rogers Week and dressed up for Decades Day.
- Nashville had a fun filled One Rogers Week with themed days including Music City Monday, Twinning Tuesday, Dress Like the Director of Operations, Ryan Mueller, Throwback Thursday, and Fancy Friday.
“I celebrate the Rogers community that joins together their hearts and minds as the best provider of mental health and addiction care,” says John Boyd, PsyD, President and CEO. “I am grateful for each and every one of you, no matter your role, for how you selflessly serve our patients and one another as we continue to foster a Culture of Connection.”
As a special thank you, teammates enjoyed meals at every site in addition to a $30 coupon for a special online store designed specifically for One Rogers week. Mindfulness cards were placed in breakrooms encouraging gratitude practices and other activities to promote self-care and a positive culture.
Rogers’ experts also shared their perspectives for Mental Health Awareness Month, through media interviews and community events:
- Tyler Rickers, DO, medical director, Focus Depression Recovery Adult Care, Oconomowoc, and OCD, Anxiety, and Depression Center Adult Residential Care, gave tips for managing stress and talked about how sleep impacts mental health on WISN-TV (ABC 12, Milwaukee). Additionally, Dr. Rickers shared insights on supporting loved ones struggling with mental illness on WDJT-TV (CBS 58, Milwaukee).
- Rob Reff, PhD, clinical director in Appleton, was interviewed by WLUK-TV (FOX 11, Green Bay) about the surgeon general’s report on the dangers of loneliness and isolation.
- Richa Aggarwal, MD, psychiatrist in Appleton, participated in a panel discussion on body image issues and the connection to social media at the Lion’s Mouth Bookstore in downtown Green Bay.
- Emily Jonesberg, Community Learning and Engagement manager, shared ideas of how to support people with mental health issues on WDJT-TV (CBS 58, Milwaukee).
- Stephanie Eken, MD, FAAP, chief medical officer, talked about the mental health crisis in children and what adults should watch for on WISN-TV (ABC 12, Milwaukee) and WDJT-TV (CBS 58, Milwaukee).
- David Jacobi, PhD, clinical director, Sheboygan, discussed depression and anxiety and highlighted the vital need for awareness and support on WDJT-TV (CBS 58, Milwaukee).