Post date: Friday, December 9, 2011 - 11:04
We are honored to share this note written by a former patient’s father who shared their experience when the family arrived for treatment at the Child Center. At the Child Center, this family met the treatment team led by Dr. Stephanie Eken and began the treatment that would help them get their...
Post date: Friday, December 9, 2011 - 09:07
By: Theodore E. Weltzin, MD, FAED
Medical Director, Eating Disorder Services at Rogers Memorial Hospital
It is not unusual for a male to have an eating disorder, as a growing body of evidence indicates that men are as concerned about body image as women.
Males make up...
Post date: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 11:54
Miller frames addiction as a disease for WISN news report
Dr. Michael Miller, FASAM, FAPA, medical director of the Herrington Recovery Center at Rogers Memorial Hospital recently appeared as an expert on the disease of addiction on WISN, the Milwaukee-area ABC affiliate.
Post date: Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 10:30
The key to finding the “right gift” for a child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is as varied as the child. A little time invested in learning about the child’s specific interests and strengths will help you discover a good match for any child. There are also many hobbies...
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....