Category Archives: Aurora Behavioral Health Services

One family’s journey toward healing

Ethan Monson-Dupuis could have been any child in the Midwest. He grew up in a nice neighborhood in the Milwaukee suburbs with his parents and older sister, Deva. His mother, Robin, was a psychotherapist and substance abuse counselor at Aurora … Continue reading

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Dr. Tony Meyer’s legacy remains on campus

Dr. Tony Meyer has worked at Aurora Psychiatric Hospital for over 55 years, serving as the medical director since 1991. He retired in 2017 but his former students, patients and colleagues are making sure he stays close by. They are supporting a $250,000 fundraising effort that will culminate in the … Continue reading

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How Aurora’s addiction treatment programs helped Amy rebuild her life

Amy Book was 17 years old and hoping to go to college on a dance scholarship. Two weeks before tryouts she tore her rotator cuff and needed shoulder surgery. Forget tryouts. Forget dance. Forget my future. At least that’s how … Continue reading

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“We’re living in constant fear he’s dead”: A mom’s story of addiction and how you can help

If you’re a parent, you can empathize with Sarah*. If you’ve been the parent of an addict, you can relate all too well. Her son, Joe*, started drinking alcohol and smoking pot when he was just 14. He’s now 27. … Continue reading

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Donors help build a new home for behavioral health in Sheboygan County

The new Aurora Behavioral Health Center finally has a home in Sheboygan County! The building opened earlier this year and will expand vital behavioral health services to Sheboygan County and the surrounding area. Donors, including ACUITY, supported the Light the … Continue reading

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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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