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Naperville taking comprehensive approach against heroin
Daily Herald:  Also funded to assist with suicide prevention is the Edward Foundation's Signs of Suicide program, which received $24,600. Katie Andersen, community liaison with Edward's Linden Oaks mental health hospital said the program is in its second year at 18 schools in districts 203 and 204, where teachers are given kits that help teach students depression and suicide are related, and suicide is a "very permanent solution to a temporary problem."  Please check the attached PDF if you can’t access the link.

(Linden Oaks) helps break the cycle of addiction
Naperville Sun:  Linden Oaks at Edward’s Recovery Day is featured and Beth Sack, manager of addiction services at Linden Oaks, is quoted in this story.  Please check the attached PDF if you can’t access the full story via the link.

Lifting the shroud off mental illness and addiction
Naperville Sun commentary:  Saturday will bring the annual Recovery Day observance at Linden Oaks at Edward, Naperville’s superb facility for those who struggle with any or all of the above. Between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., visitors to the behavioral health center’s appropriately named Healing Garden will celebrate the successes of those who have escaped the shackles of chemical dependency, and find strength to support those still imprisoned by it.  Please check the attached PDF if you can’t access the link.

District 204 steps up safety measures
Trib Local/Naperville:  By the end of the first semester, District 204 plans to have at least one administrator in every building certified in mental health training through Linden Oaks at Edward to act as first responders in situations involving the mental health of students and staff.

East High student says bullying led to self-injury
Aurora Beacon-News:  Sean Youngstedt, a clinical therapist for Linden Oaks at Edward Hospital in Naperville, has worked with teens who self-injure for nine years.  According to Youngstedt, self-injury often is the result of an attempt to cope with an overwhelming feeling, or to feel anything at all.  Please check the attached PDF if you can’t access the link.

Mental Health First Aid training session planned
Kendall County Record:  Mental Health First Aid training will be offered Dec. 3 and 4 at the Minooka Fire Station.  The training is conducted by Linden Oaks at Edward

Linden Oaks caters to those with dementia
Naperville Sun:  Linden Oaks’ geriatrics care is featured, and Zenny Floresca and Katie Andersen are quoted in this HealthAware column.  Please check the attached PDF if you can’t access the link.

First aid training offered
Bolingbrook Bugle:  The training is conducted by Linden Oaks at Edward and is hosted by the Minooka Fire Protection District, Three Rivers Public Library District and the Behavioral Health Alliance of Grundy County.  Please check the attached PDF.

Season’s stress: Keep the holidays happy
Chicago Tribune:  We talked to Dr. Fatima Ali, a psychiatrist with Linden Oaks at Edward and DuPage Mental Health Services, about holiday stress and ways to deal with it.  Please check the attached PDF if you can’t access the link.

Dr. Bradley Cutler joins Linden Oaks Medical Group
Trib Local/Naperville:  Psychiatrist Bradley Cutler, MD has joined Linden Oaks Medical Group’s behavioral health team.  Dr. Cutler is accepting patients at his office located in the Linden Oaks Outpatient Center, 1335 N. Mill St. in Naperville.

Linden Oaks offers free, online test as first step toward help for depression
Trib Local/Naperville:  Linden Oaks’ DepressionAware test is featured, and Maureen Kunz, Dan Knapp and Sharla Vittorio are quoted in this Linden Oaks media release that’s posted on the Trib Local/Naperville site.

New doctors
Aurora Beacon-News:  Dr. M. Shafi Siddiqui is accepting patients at his office in the Linden Oaks Outpatient Center, 1335 N. Mill St. in Naperville.

Siddiqui joins Linden Oaks Medical Group
Naperville Sun:  Dr. M. Shafi Siddiqui, who is board certified in adult psychiatry and board eligible in geriatric psychiatry, has joined Linden Oaks Medical Group’s behavioral health team.

Dr. M. Shafi Siddiqui joins Linden Oaks Medical Group
Trib Local/Naperville:  M. Shafi Siddiqui, MD has joined Linden Oaks Medical Group.  Dr. Siddiqui completed fellowships in geriatric psychiatry at Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s McGaw Medical Center and psychoanalysis at the Institute of Psychoanalytic Education Psychoanalysis in New York.

Psychiatrist M. Shafi Siddiqui, MD joins Linden Oaks Medical Group
Naperville Patch:  M. Shafi Siddiqui, MD, who is board certified in adult psychiatry and board eligible in geriatric psychiatry, has joined Linden Oaks Medical Group’s behavioral health team.

Online screening: First step toward help for depression
Naperville Sun/Aurora Beacon-News:  DepressionAware is featured, and Dan Knapp, Maureen Kunz and Sharla Vittorio are quoted in this HealthAware column.

Parenting Matters: Anxiety disorders most common mental health problem
Naperville Sun:  Dr. Joann Wright, a Linden Oaks at Edward psychologist, is quoted in this column, provided by the KidsMatter organization and written by Amit Thaker, director of marketing and business development for Linden Oaks.  Please check the attached PDF if you can’t access the link.

Elf on Shelf popular, despite parenting experts' concerns
Chicago Tribune:  Janice Kowalski, a child psychiatrist at Linden Oaks (at Edward) in Naperville, said some children might be spooked by the idea of an elf watching them.

Edward-Elmhurst offers online test to determine risk for anxiety disorders
Naperville Patch:  Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare has added AnxietyAware to its menu of online assessments to help people determine if they’re at risk for one of the most common mental illnesses in the U.S.

Taming anxiety: Linden Oaks program can help
Naperville Sun:  The new AnxietyAware online assessment and Linden Oaks Anxiety Program are featured, and Dr. Joann Wright is quoted in this HealthAware column.  F

Barry Groesch receives award for DARE, mental health work
Kendall County Record:  Barry Groesch was recognized for his 14 years with the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program and for the past three years work with the Mental Health First Aid program at Linden Oaks at Edward

Linden Oaks to host annual ‘Recovery Day’
Positively Naperville:  Linden Oaks at Edward will host its annual Recovery Day on Saturday, September 14, from 11AM to 1PM in the Linden Oaks Healing Garden on the campus of Edward Hospital, 801 S. Washington St. in Naperville.

Edward events focus on recovery
The Times Weekly:  On Friday, September 13, 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m., Linden Oaks will host “Neuroscience of Addiction: Overview and Recent Advances,” featuring keynote speaker T. Celeste Napier, Ph.D.

Upcoming Linden Oaks at Edward events focus on recovery
Naperville Patch:  Linden Oaks at Edward will host its annual Recovery Day on Saturday, September 14, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Linden Oaks Healing Garden on the campus of Edward Hospital, 801 S. Washington St. in Naperville.

Free online test could be first step toward help for depression
Positively Naperville:  Linden Oaks at Edward now offers a free, online screening that can determine if a person is at risk for depression. DepressionAware can be completed in five minutes from the comfort of home, any time, day or night.

Linden Oaks offers free, online test for depression
Plainfield Enterprise:  “What makes this process unique is that DepressionAware goes beyond what's done in other online depression screenings, “said Maureen Kunz, manager of resource and referral at Linden Oaks at Edward.  Note: Scroll down web page to see full story.

New program supports those facing infertility
Naperville Sun:  Linden Oaks’ “Parents in Waiting” program is featured, and Lisa Grimes, Linda Huelke and Michelle Scoles are quoted in this HealthAware column.

Bears star, other motorcyclists will descend on Ottawa
The Times (Ottawa, IL):  Heritage Corridor Convention and Visitors Bureau is teaming up with Starved Rock Harley-Davidson and Linden Oaks at Edward Hospital, Naperville, to promote a Mental Health Awareness Ride Saturday, May 31.

Brandon Marshall here to help others
The Naperville Sun:  Brandon Marshall is busy on more than just the football field these days. Saturday he will be on hand for a motorcycle ride that will help those suffering from mental health issues. The Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 31, at the Linden Oaks Outpatient Center, 1335 N. Mill St. in Naperville. (See attached PDF).

Elmhurst Memorial president honored for community service
Suburban Life:  The president and CEO of Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare was recently honored with a community service award.  Mary Lou Mastro received the Rotary Club of Naperville's Paul Harris Community Service Award.

Mary Lou Mastro honored by Rotary Club of Naperville
Elmhurst Patch:  Mary Lou Mastro, President & CEO, Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare and formerly President, Linden Oaks at Edward, was honored on May 22 with the Rotary Club of Naperville’s Paul Harris Community Service Award.  The story is also posted on Naperville Patch and Trib Local/Elmhurst and Naperville.

Brandon Marshall motorcycle ride benefits mental health
Naperville Sun/Aurora Beacon-News:  The Brandon Marshall Foundation, Starved Rock Harley-Davidson and Linden Oaks at Edward are presenting the Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride on Saturday, May 31.  

Rotary Club of Naperville names 10 new Paul Harris Fellows
Positively Naperville: Elmhurst Memorial Hospital CEO Mary Lou Mastro was one of ten community members presented with Paul Harris Awards during ceremonies May 22 in Naperville.

Vigil raises awareness of eating disorders
Naperville Sun:  Linden Oaks at Edward’s 11th annual Candlelight Vigil for those affected by eating disorders.  In addition to the link to the online version of the story, please check the attached PDF to see how the story appeared on the front page and two pages inside of Wednesday’s Naperville Sun.

Candlelight Vigil for eating disorders offers memories, motivation, support
Naperville Patch:  More than 300 people attended the 11th annual Candlelight Vigil for those affected by eating disorders, presented by Linden Oaks at Edward and ANAD, on Monday, May 19 in Linden Oaks’ Healing Garden.  The story is also posted on Trib Local/Naperville.

Woman finds boost to self-esteem, a blow to bulimia
Naperville Sun:  Note: This story is now posted on the Naperville Sun web site.  Linden Oaks at Edward’s Eating Disorders program is featured and the upcoming Candlelight Vigil is mentioned in this HealthAware column. 

Woman finds boost to self-esteem, a blow to bulimia
Naperville Sun:  Linden Oaks at Edward’s Eating Disorders program is featured and the upcoming Candlelight Vigil is mentioned in this HealthAware column. 

Eating disorder vigil
Daily Herald:  Linden Oaks at Edward and ANAD will sponsor the 11th annual Candlelight Vigil for those affected by eating disorders at 6 p.m. Monday, May 19. 

Candlelight Vigil for eating disorders at Linden Oaks, May 19
Trib Local/Naperville:  Linden Oaks at Edward and ANAD will host the 11th annual Candlelight Vigil for those affected by eating disorders on Monday, May 19.  The media release is also posted on the Trib Local sites for Elmhurst and Plainfield, and the Patch sites for Naperville, Elmhurst and Plainfield.

Mental health awareness ride with Brandon Marshall
Positively Naperville:  The Brandon Marshall Foundation, Starved Rock Harley-Davidson and Linden Oaks at Edward are teaming up in an effort to increase awareness for mental illness.

Life after eating disorder is good for Aurora mom, thanks to Linden Oaks at Edward
Daily Herald special section/Mental Health Month:  Linden Oaks at Edward’s Eating Disorders program is featured and Joan Mrozek is quoted in this story. 

Brandon Marshall motorcycle ride for mental health awareness
Elmhurst Independent:  The Brandon Marshall Foundation, Starved Rock Harley-Davidson and Linden Oaks at Edward are presenting the Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride on Saturday, May 31.  Please check page 3 of the link to read the full story.

From The Top: Gina Sharp, president of Linden Oaks
Naperville Sun:  An award for excellence in leadership in the health industry is a powerful two-edged sword in that it validates both the skills of that individual as well as the institution represented. In the opinion of the Chicago Health Executives Forum, Gina Sharp, who is president of Linden Oaks at Edward, is an example of that perfect combination.

Light up the dark: Bring first aid to struggling souls
Naperville Sun:  “It’s not ‘those people.’ It’s us. One out of four of us has a mental illness,” said Barry Groesch, who works at Linden Oaks Hospital at Edward and coordinates the Naperville facility’s Mental Health First Aid training sessions.

Understanding the facts about anxiety disorders
Naperville Sun:  If you think that you may have an anxiety disorder, use the AnxietyAware Assessment tool offered by Edward Hospital on their website.  For immediate assistance and a free and confidential assessment, call the Linden Oaks 24/7 Help Line at (630) 305-5500.

Scarves for sculptures: Yarn bombers decorate Naperville statues
Naperville Sun:  Kelly Borsberry, a nurse at Linden Oaks, is featured in this story.

Linden Oaks at Edward program helps patients take on, beat drug addiction
Trib Local/Naperville and Aurora:  The Linden Oaks Addiction Program is featured in this story.  The story is also posted on the Trib Local sites for Plainfield, Joliet/Romeoville, St. Charles and Woodridge, and the Patch sites for Naperville, Plainfield, St. Charles, Woodridge and Yorkville.

Linden Oaks helps 23-year-old kick marijuana habit
Naperville Sun:  The Linden Oaks Addiction Program is featured, and Jonathan Rhodes and Beth Sack is quoted in this HealthAware column. 

Therapy helps youth with Asperger syndrome
Naperville Sun:  Lauren Harris, therapist for the Aspirations Intensive Outpatient Program at Linden Oaks at Edward, is quoted in the “Did you know?” story that is on the left side of web page.

Chicago Bear Marshall appears at Naperville mental health awareness event
Suburban Life: NFL Pro Bowl Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall and his wife, Michi Marshall, appear at the Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride on May 31 at the Linden Oaks Outpatient Center in Naperville.

Linden Oaks Anxiety Program receives Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval
Trib Local/Naperville:  The Joint Commission has recognized Linden Oaks with the Gold Seal of Approval and Disease-Specific Certification for commitment to excellence in anxiety careThe story is also posted on Naperville Patch.

Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride
Bensenville Independent:  More than 200 motorcycle riders gathered at the Linden Oaks Outpatient Center in Naperville for the Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride on May 31.  Please check page 1 of the link.

Marshall rides for mental health
Naperville Sun:  More than 200 motorcycle riders took part in the Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride on May 31.  The ride of more than 50 miles began at the Linden Oaks Outpatient Center in Naperville.  CBS 2:  Please check the link to see the story about the Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride in CBS 2’s 10 p.m. newscast on Saturday, May 31.

Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride
Trib Local/Aurora:  More than 200 motorcycle riders took part in the Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride on Saturday, May 31.  This story/photo is also posted on the Trib Local sites for Naperville and Plainfield.

Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride
Naperville Patch:  Brandon Marshall speaks to a crowd of bikers and Chicago Bears fans before the beginning of the Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride on May 31 at the Linden Oaks Outpatient Center in Naperville.  The story and different photos are posted on the Patch sites for Oswego and Yorkville.

Brandon Marshall Motorcycle Ride for Mental Health Awareness
Naperville Magazine:  Please check the attached PDF.  Note: The magazine was sent to homes and available prior to the event.

College women swapping food for alcohol
Medill News Service:  Linden Oaks at Edward in Naperville hosted the 11th annual ANAD Candlelight Vigil May 19. It mourned those who lost their battle with an eating disorder, but also offered hope to those who are recovering.  Photos from the recent Candlelight Vigil are featured in this story.

Bears wide receiver kicks off mental illness benefit ride in Naperville
Chicago Tribune:  "The event is to really to draw the attention to break the stigma surrounding mental illness," said Gina Sharp, Linden Oaks president.  Note: The link includes text and video versions of the story.

Bears wide receiver talks to crowd prior to motorcycle run to Ottawa
Chicago Tribune video:  Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall addresses more than 200 motorcyclists, volunteers and employees at a kickoff rally at Edward Hospital's Linden Oaks Outpatient Center in Naperville prior to starting the first Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness ride.

Marshall raises money for mental illness awareness
Daily Herald:  Linden Oaks at Edward is featured and Gina Sharp is quoted in this story about the Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride.  Please check the attached PDF to see how the story appeared on page 3 of Sunday’s Daily Herald.  View the Daily Herald photo gallery.

Brandon Marshall launches mental health awareness ride
Chicago Tribune:  Marshall, joined by his wife, Michi, greeted riders and volunteers before the start at Edward Hospital’s Linden Oaks Outpatient Center and joined finishers for a barbecue at Ottawa’s Starved Rock Harley-Davidson dealership.

Mental Health Awareness Ride For The Brandon Marshall Foundation
NCTV 17:  Around (250) bikers revved up their engines at Linden Oaks at Edward Hospital & Health Services this morning to ride for a reason.  They were all part of the first ever Mental Health Awareness Ride to raise money and gain exposure for The Brandon Marshall Foundation.

Linden Oaks vigil raises awareness about eating disorders
Suburban Life:  Keynote speaker Johanna Kandel addresses Candlelight Vigil attendees May 19 at Linden Oaks' Healing Garden at Edward Hospital's Naperville campus.

Why this is the worst summer construction season ever
Daily Herald:  Psychologist Joann Wright, director of Clinical Training and Anxiety Services at Linden Oaks at Edward, is quoted in this article on traffic gridlock in the July 28, 2014 edition

Chicago Tribune:  Studies have shown improved outcomes in the physical, emotional and psychosocial well-being of patients treated with animal-assisted therapy. At Linden Oaks Hospital in Naperville, for example, larger horses are used to help patients with eating disorders work through their emotions (Check attached PDF if you cannot access the story online).

Barry Groesch speaks at recent Mental Health First Aid program
Kendall County Record:  Barry Groesch, Mental Health First Aid Community Liaison for Linden Oaks, is quoted in this article about the MHFA program and its instructor consortium of community volunteer trainers being highlighted at the recent National Council for Behavioral Health Conference in Washington, D.C. (Drs. Dara Pumphrey-Ruiz, Erika Shavers join Linden Oaks Medical Group
Naperville Patch:  Dara Pumphrey-Ruiz, MD and Erika M. Shavers, MD have joined Linden Oaks Medical Group’s behavioral health team.  The story is also posted on the Trib Local sites for Aurora, Naperville/Lisle and Plainfield.

Linden Oaks’ Mental Health First Aid program featured at national conference
Naperville Sun:  Linden Oaks at Edward’s Mental Health First Aid program, specifically its Instructor Consortium of community volunteer trainers, was highlighted at the recent National Council for Behavioral Health Conference.

Linden Oaks’ Mental Health First Aid program featured at national conference
Naperville (and Plainfield, Oswego, Yorkville) Patch:  Linden Oaks at Edward’s Mental Health First Aid program, specifically its Instructor Consortium of community volunteer trainers, was highlighted at the recent National Council for Behavioral Health Conference ’14, held May 4-7 in Washington, D.C.  The story is also posted on the Trib Local sites for Naperville, Aurora and Plainfield.

Naperville Rotary honors Mary Lou Mastro
Naperville Magazine:  Please check Page 1 of the attached PDF.

Mental Health First Aid
NCTV 17:  The not-for-profit KidsMatter, School District 203, and Linden Oaks at Edward Hospital partnered together to certify residents in mental health first aid.

Patients sought for panel
Daily Herald:  Linden Oaks at Edward behavioral health hospital in Naperville is seeking new members for its Patient/Family Advisory Committee and patients who are at least six months into a recovery process are encouraged to apply. 

Trib Local/Naperville:  Linden Oaks at Edward is seeking new members for its Patient/Family Advisory Committee, which is made up of former Linden Oaks patients, family members of former and current Linden Oaks patients and Linden Oaks employees.  Please check the attached PDF if you can’t access the link.

Life after eating disorder good for Aurora mom
Naperville Sun:  Linden Oaks’ Eating Disorders program is featured and Joan Mrozek is quoted in this HealthAware column.  Please check the attached PDF to see the hard copy version of the story in Wednesday’s Naperville Sun.

Life after eating disorder good for Aurora mom
Aurora Beacon-News:  Linden Oaks’ Eating Disorders program is featured and Joan Mrozek is quoted in this HealthAware column.  Please check the attached PDF if you can’t access the link.

Mastro named to AHA Constituency Section for Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Services
AHA media release:  New appointees elected to serve on the council for three-year terms include Mary Lou Mastro, FACHE, president and CEO, Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, Elmhurst, Ill. 

Edward-Elmhurst Offers Online Test to Determine Risk for Anxiety Disorders
Village Chronicles:  Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare has added AnxietyAware to its menu of online assessments to help people determine if they’re at risk for one of the most common mental illnesses in the U.S.  Note: Scroll down web page to see full story.

Mental health basics
Daily Herald:  Naperville area parents are invited to become Mental Health First Aid advocates by taking an eight-hour course presented by Naperville School District 203, Linden Oaks at Edward and KidsMatter.

Are you at risk for anxiety disorder?
Naperville Sun:  If you think you may be suffering from an anxiety disorder, Linden Oaks at Edward can help you identify the problem with its 5-minute online AnxietyAware assessment.

How does anxiety negatively impact your health?
Naperville Sun:  AnxietyAware is a free, five-minute online screening to help identify your risk of an anxiety disorder.  Fill out the confidential questionnaire at www.edward.org/anxietyaware to receive a personalized assessment and recommendations.

Linden Oaks President Gina Sharp Earns Prestigious Healthcare Honor
Village Chronicles:  Chicago Health Executives Forum has named Gina Sharp, MBA, FACHE, President, Linden Oaks at Edward, as the recipient of its 2013 Early Career Healthcare Executive Award. 

Linden Oaks President earns prestigious healthcare honor
Elmhurst Independent:  Chicago Health Executives Forum has named Gina Sharp, MBA, FACHE, president of Linden Oaks at Edward Hospital, as the recipient of its 2013 Early Career Healthcare Executive Award.  Please check the attached PDF or page 23 of the link.

Linden Oaks President Gina Sharp earns prestigious healthcare honor
Trib Local/Naperville:  Chicago Health Executives Forum has named Gina Sharp, MBA, FACHE, President, Linden Oaks at Edward, as the recipient of its 2013 Early Career Healthcare Executive Award.  Sharp was honored at CHEF’s 38th Annual Meeting on February 11 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago.

Linden Oaks President Gina Sharp earns prestigious healthcare honor
Naperville Patch:  Chicago Health Executives Forum has named Gina Sharp, MBA, FACHE, President, Linden Oaks at Edward, as the recipient of its 2013 Early Career Healthcare Executive Award, which recognizes executive achievement for those under 40.

Serve on Linden Oaks committee
Naperville Sun:  Linden Oaks at Edward is seeking new members for its Patient/Family Advisory Committee

Edward-Elmhurst offers online test to determine risk for anxiety disorders
Positively Naperville:  Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare has added AnxietyAware to its menu of online assessments to help people determine if they’re at risk for one of the most common mental illnesses in the U.S. 

Tragedy prompts much-needed discussion
Aurora Beacon-News:  Yorkville School District says the district has worked with the Kendall Co. Health Dept. and Linden Oaks at Edward on what she described as a “proactive curriculum-based approach that emphasizes positive self-esteem, bullying prevention and suicide awareness and prevention.”

Chicago Health Care Job Changes
Crain’s:  Linden Oaks, Naperville: Dr. Philip G. Janicak, 68, to director of the Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Center, from director of the TMS Center, medical director of the Psychiatric Clinical Research Center and professor of psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center.  Note: Scroll down web page to see story.  Please check attached PDF if you can’t access the link.

Magnetic attraction: Linden Oaks to launch magnet therapy program
Naperville Sun:  Please check the attached PDF to see the hard copy version of this story in Wednesday’s Naperville Sun.  Dr. Philip Janicak, Director of Linden Oaks’ new Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Center, is quoted in this story about TMS, a procedure for patients with treatment-resistant major depression.

Fundraising run
Naperville Sun:  Linden Oaks at Edward is partnering with JUST DuPage and West Suburban Fellowship Club to present the first Addiction Awareness and Recovery 5K Run/Walk

Magnetic attraction: Linden Oaks to launch magnet therapy program
Naperville Sun:  Dr. Philip Janicak, Director of Linden Oaks’ new Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) Center, is quoted in this story about TMS, a procedure for patients with treatment-resistant major depression.

Monday Movers
Chicago Sun-Times:  Linden Oaks: Dr. Philip G. Janicak was named director of the transcranial magnetic stimulation center for patients with treatment-resistant major depression. 

Linden Oaks Anxiety Program helps patient regain her life
Trib Local/Naperville:  "Symptoms of a panic attack might include an accelerated heart rate, lightheadedness, dizziness, faintness and nausea," says M. Joann Wright, Ph.D., director of the Anxiety Program at Linden Oaks at Edward.

Linden Oaks, in partnership with EMH, welcomes Dr. Philip G. Janicak, psychiatrist
Trib Local-Elmhurst/Hinsdale-Clarendon Hills-Oak Brook/Lombard-Villa Park:  Psychiatrist Philip G. Janicak, MD has joined Linden Oaks as Director of the new Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Center.  For more information or a free mental health assessment, call Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare Guidance Services at (331) 221-4400.

Dr. Philip G. Janicak, psychiatrist, joins Linden Oaks
Trib Local-Naperville/Aurora/Plainfield:  Psychiatrist Philip G. Janicak, MD comes to Linden Oaks from Rush University Medical Center where he was Director of the TMS Center, Medical Director of the Psychiatric Clinical Research Center and Professor of Psychiatry.

Mental Health
NCTV 17:  There are sound bites from Trish Jones-Bendel in this NCTV 17 story following the death of Robin Williams.

Suicide always shocking, even when it’s not
Naperville Sun:  This story is now posted on the Naperville Sun web site and is on page 2 of Friday’s newspaper (please check the attached PDF).  Trish Jones-Bendel of Linden Oaks is quoted extensively and DepressionAware is highlighted as a resource in this story.

Suicide always shocking, even when it’s not
Aurora Beacon-News:  Trish Jones-Bendel of Linden Oaks is quoted extensively and DepressionAware is highlighted as a resource in this story.

Program helps agoraphobic woman
Naperville Sun:  The online version of this story is now posted.  Linden Oaks at Edward’s Anxiety Program is featured and Dr. Joann Wright is quoted in this HealthAware column. 

Edward offers free depression screening
Positively Naperville:  Linden Oaks at Edward offers a free, online screening that can determine if a person is at risk for depression.  DepressionAware can be completed in five minutes from the comfort of home, any time, day or night.

Will tragedy spur others to seek help?
Chicago Sun-Times:  Medications, psychotherapies or other methods can effectively treat depression. Yet, many people never seek help, the National Institute of Mental Health says.

DuPage to break ground on mental health facility
Naperville Sun:  “It is very beneficial for patients, family members and our staff to know when patients leave Linden Oaks, there are resources in the community to help, said Gina Sharp.

Program helps agoraphobic woman
Naperville Sun:  Linden Oaks at Edward’s Anxiety Program is featured and Dr. Joann Wright is quoted in this HealthAware column.

Skeletons, be gone: It’s time to walk for recovery
Naperville Sun: One of Naperville’s better resources for those ready to sever the chains of addiction, Linden Oaks at Edward, will be part of a team hosting a 5K near here next month.  Please check the attached PDF to see how this column appears on page 2 of Friday’s Naperville Sun.

Joint Commission Gold Seal for anxiety care
Naperville Magazine

Addiction Awareness and Recovery 5K
Naperville Sun:  Linden Oaks at Edward is partnering with JUST DuPage and West Suburban Fellowship Club to present the first Addiction Awareness and Recovery 5K Run/Walk on Sept. 14 at St. James Farm Forest Preserve in Warrenville.

Understanding what it takes to recover from addiction or chemical dependency
Naperville Sun:  Under the leadership of Dr. David Lott, Director of Linden Oaks’ Chemical Dependency Program, patients will find treatment with a great success rate in a leading addiction treatment center.

Brandon Marshall motorcycle ride for mental health awareness
U.S. Rider News:  The organizations are presenting the Brandon Marshall Mental Health Awareness Ride on Saturday, May 31.  The event will begin at 8 a.m. at the Linden Oaks Outpatient Center, 1335 N. Mill St. in Naperville.

Brandon Marshall motorcycle ride for mental health awareness
Naperville Patch:  The Brandon Marshall Foundation, Starved Rock Harley-Davidson and Linden Oaks at Edward are teaming up in an effort to increase awareness of mental illness and raise funds for mental health treatment.  Note: The story is also posted on the Patch sites for Elmhurst, Joliet, Montgomery, Oswego, Plainfield and Yorkville.

Brandon Marshall motorcycle ride for mental health awareness
Trib Local/Naperville:  "We are thrilled to partner with Brandon and Harley-Davidson because our goals are the same," says Gina Sharp, President, Linden Oaks at Edward. "This is an excellent opportunity to emphasize the importance of seeking treatment for mental health illnesses and disorders, and let people know how and where they can find help."  Note: The story is also posted on the Trib Local sites for Aurora, Elmhurst, Joliet and Plainfield.

Business Briefs – Awards
Naperville Magazine:  Chicago Healthcare Executives Forum has named Gina Sharp, president, Linden Oaks at Edward, as the recipient of its 2013 Early Career Healthcare Executive Award. 




 

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