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"James"

One Child's Formula for Recovery = Happy and Healthy!

James*, a young boy in Springfield, was having issues at school. He wasn’t listening in class, got into fights and had been suspended. He needed help dealing with his feelings, his anger and his struggles at home.

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Ann

Inspiring Wellness and Independence

Meet Ann, a client of the Logan-Mason Rehabilitation Center, a program of the Mental Health Centers of Central Illinois, now known as Memorial Behavioral Health. She is inspiring others to take important steps to improve their health.

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Baby Newby

Welcome Baby Newby!

Memorial's Family Maternity Suites and the Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation have a new member of the family: Baby Newby.

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Beth

Mental Health First Aid Is Making an Impact in Rural Areas

Beth attended a Mental Health First Aid training in her community and is now empowered with the skills and knowledge to refer individuals in distress to the appropriate resources in effort to avoid a crisis situation.

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Elizabeth Ann Seton Program-Springfield

Helping women help themselves, their families

The Elizabeth Ann Seton Program-Springfield is helping women take charge of their lives in a positive way thanks to a grant from Memorial Medical Center Foundation.

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Feeding Tube Insertion

Innovative training for clinical staff

Thanks to a grant from the Memorial Medical Center Foundation, our nurses and dietitians are working together to strengthen skills and improve patient safety by using cutting-edge, clinical simulation learning.

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MCLI Mentice Endovascular Simulator

Preparing medical providers for future patients

The Memorial Center for Learning and Innovation now has the capability to train residents, physicians and nursing team members to treat vascular conditions involving the brain, spinal cord, head and neck as well as cardiac issues.

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Memorial Child Care Nursing Room

Moms and babies benefit from private room

Memorial Child Care now has a dedicated room just for nursing mothers, thanks to a $38,000 grant from Memorial Medical Center Foundation.

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SIU Medicine Lab Equipment

Improving the research process

Researchers at SIU School of Medicine (SIU Medicine) now have access to equipment that detects and quantifies DNA and RAN from cells thanks to a $19,000 grant from MMC Foundation.

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Skills of First Responders

Improving the skills of first responders

Six mannequins with difficult airways were purchased to make the learning process more realistic.

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