Party with a purpose: community, conversation, compassion

On November 5, a festive night brought together a large group of friends to bring on the holidays. But there was a greater purpose behind the gathering. The women were supporting Rogers Behavioral Health Foundation for the third straight year at a gift drive party hosted by Jill Hazod, Rogers Foundation board member. “I host this…

Rogers’ Employee Recruits Angels

In Nicole Briskie’s role as a behavioral specialist, she provides daily support and compassion to patients at Rogers. However, taking on the role of an angel was certainly new for her – and much appreciated by Rogers Behavioral Health Foundation! This holiday season, after seeing a display card that promoted gift drives that provide toys…

Celebrating sobriety with Kate

Kate’s story began with a happy childhood, high school friendships, and an almost expected college partying phase. She got married and eventually gave birth to a beautiful baby girl. Shortly after, though, Kate developed postpartum depression. Not knowing how to cope, she began medicating with a prescription from her doctor and on her own – with…