Post date: Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 10:28
Mental illness takes starring role in powerful performance
Rogers Memorial Hospital is proud to be the title sponsor of the Milwaukee Rep’s production of “Next To Normal,” a groundbreaking musical that explores how mental illness affects the life of a typical American suburban family. Tim...
Post date: Friday, December 2, 2011 - 13:20
Children and teens with eating disorders find ways to manage their triggers
By Jessica J. Witt MSN, RN, CPNPClinical Services Manager - Eating Disorder Services Milwaukee
December 1st has arrived – and it’s difficult to believe that only a week has passed since Thanksgiving, family...
Post date: Wednesday, November 30, 2011 - 14:16
Parents commonly ask about the steps they could take to confront and manage bullying behavior and its consequences. The staff at Rogers work with adults to help them learn about the different roles that emerge in any bullying situation and how to identify more subtle forms of bullying behavior,...
Post date: Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 13:57
The medical director of the Child Center at Rogers Memorial Hospital appeared on public radio on Friday, Nov. 18 to talk about the way many children are feeling an increasing pressure to achieve.
Appearing on the news magazine Lake Effect, Dr. Stephanie Eken said that many of the...
Post date: Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 14:19
‘Eating Disorders are a guy thing, too’
The medical director of Rogers Memorial Hospital’s Eating Disorder Center was featured in the Boston Globe on Nov. 14
Instead of aiming to lose weight, many men who purge are athletes trying to make weight in a sport or to improve their muscle...
Post date: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 - 14:20
By: Jessica J. Witt, MSN, RN, CPNP
Clinical Services Manager - Eating Disorder Services Milwaukee
Be alert to children who are afraid to eat, touch, or be around candy.
Halloween is the black and orange day that inaugurates the season of food-centered holidays in our nation....
Post date: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 - 11:47
Rogers Foundation, Build-A-Bear team up to find fluffy friends for kids with OCD
The Rogers Memorial Hospital Foundation and Build-A-Bear Workshop have teamed up to make sure that patients at the Child Center at Rogers Memorial Hospital are welcomed with a fuzzy new friend.
Post date: Monday, November 14, 2011 - 10:25
Fitness and nutrition makes the difference for eating disorder patients
Part of treatment at Rogers Memorial Hospital’s Eating Disorder Center includes nutrition and fitness experiences that help prepare patients for some of the most challenging aspects of returning home, including fitness and...
Post date: Monday, November 14, 2011 - 10:44
Pictionary, food models and meal outings are just some of the eating disorder treatment tools the 16 dietitians at Rogers use to help each patient learn tools they can use to make healthy food choices in any situation.
Theodore E. Weltzin, MD, FAED, medical director of Eating Disorder...
Post date: Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 14:04
Medical directors from Roger Memorial Hospital’s Eating Disorder Center and Herrington Recovery Center were recently featured in an article to help health professionals learn about the contributing risk factors for co-occurring eating and substance-use disorders in college students.