Our Furry Friends

Furry Friends Nova, our beloved 120-pound friend, has just turned two years old! “She is very excited to not be a tween any longer,” says her trainer, Jack. As we celebrate Nova’s big day, we thought we’d tell you more … Continued

Messages of Gratitude from Amberwing

At Amberwing-Center for Youth and Family Well-Being, children and families experience the best possible short-term intensive mental health and substance use treatment available, learning lifelong skills that help them heal. Here, patients share their advice and inspiration for others entering … Continued

Speech Therapy Innovations at Polinsky

Perhaps most well-known for their work with patients who are recovering after a stroke, speech-language pathologists (SLPs) provide a wide range of services to help people with everything from swallowing and singing, to breathing and speaking. And, thanks to support … Continued

Just 20 Minutes Can Change Your Brainwaves and Your Outlook

Patients suffering from anxiety, insomnia and depression are now being treated with new, cutting-edge technology at the Miller-Dwan Behavioral Health department. Rather than receiving medicine in pill form, they are being prescribed 20-minute sessions of electromedical technology. The Miller-Dwan Foundation … Continued

Before I Die, I Want To…

Following the death of friend to liver failure, artist Candy Chang went through a long period of grief and depression. During that time, she grappled with questions about dying, how she wanted to live her life and maintaining perspective amid … Continued

Giving the Gift of Comfort

With help from her nurses, a patient signs her daughter’s birthday card, knowing this is the last time she will do so. A wife embraces her husband, sharing a final dance before she is helped back to bed. Jayme Persch, … Continued