Category Archives: Aurora Behavioral Health Services

New Culver Alumni House gives hope to more people on their journey to sobriety

On Thursday, April 20, roughly 50 supporters of Aurora Health Care Foundation’s Renew, Restore, Rebuild Campaign became the first to tour the new Culver Alumni House, a transitional living facility aimed at helping individuals recovering from addiction. This new building … Continue reading

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Doctor gives back to hospital that “feels like home”

Thanks to a $25,000 gift from The Wasiullah Family Foundation, a brand new Behavioral Health Community Resource Room is now open to the community at Aurora St. Luke’s South Shore. Masood Wasiullah, MD, a family practice physician, started working at … Continue reading

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Paying it forward: How one man’s journey to sobriety is helping others

At the age of 24, Jay was a new dad and a seasoned drug abuser. He started drinking and smoking pot when he was 11 years old. Soon after, he began using heroin. “I grew up having everything resolved by … Continue reading

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Aurora caregivers break fundraising record with 2016 Aurora Partnership Campaign

Did you know that every October and November, Aurora caregivers come together for an annual charitable giving campaign that’s among the largest in the state? It’s called the Aurora Partnership Campaign. Founded in 2000 by the Aurora Health Care Foundation, … Continue reading

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Supporters of Generations of Pride raise over $30,000 for behavioral health services!

Thanks to donors and attendees of the 3rd annual Generations of Pride event, over $30,000 was raised to help create a Behavioral Health Community Resource Room inside Aurora St. Luke’s South Shore. This area will help serve the mental and … Continue reading

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Paying it forward, thanks to an Angel

Roberto is proud to say he’s been sober from alcohol and drugs for the past six years. And he credits the life-changing decision to become sober to his son, Jose Angel. “When you look into those eyes, there’s that connection … Continue reading

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Without alcohol Martha is living for today

Martha struggled with alcohol dependence for nearly 20 years. At 64 years old she had already participated in many programs with periods of sobriety ranging from four months to four years.  Martha began to realize that drinking was taking a … Continue reading

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