Category Archives: behavioral health

How the Dewey Center helped Myriah heal her whole self

In 2013, Myriah Mundt worked at a senior living community in Port Washington. She often had to lift patients and eventually injured her back. She was treated with a lot of physical therapy – and painkillers. In fact, this course … Continue reading

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Helping patients no matter the cost

As manager of behavioral health services at Aurora St. Luke’s South Shore (ASLSS), Norm Shanks, MSN, RN, is seeing an increased need for acute services. “We’re seeing patients who are more vulnerable than in the past, and in greater volumes,” … Continue reading

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Empowering counselors to empower people

If you’re reading this, then you’re among the many people who care deeply for those in need. You may even be someone who works or volunteers at an organization dedicated to helping others. But then, who helps the helpers? Especially … Continue reading

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Helping little ones deal with big pain

A little boy loses his father due to some legal issues. He knows he’s not gone forever, but cannot possibly understand why he’s gone at all. Then comes a new baby. Babies need a lot of attention, and it’s not their … Continue reading

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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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