Every Tuesday night, James Borgesi returns to Eagleville to talk with patients in different units. He always tries, as he says, “to keep it real with them.”
Tom Coates Pays it Forward Every Day at Eagleville
In August 2018 Tom Coates celebrated his fifth year of employment at Eagleville Hospital. It’s a milestone he once could have never imagined achieving.
Susan Fink Appointed Director of Development for Eagleville Foundation
Over the course of her career, Susan Fink has generated more than $50 million for philanthropic missions and led several organizations through creating effective fundraising and brand-building campaigns.
Improving Recovery Outcomes by Going Smoke-Free
Quitting smoking during treatment for a substance use disorder has long been considered too difficult for patients. But recent research is now debunking this long-held belief.
Rick L. Began His Own Recovery While Supporting His Son’s
At first, Rick was blindsided by his younger son’s transformation. A good-looking, outgoing teenager, Jeff became indifferent and introverted practically overnight. Rick gave Jeff plenty of space and wrote it off as a phase—after all, hormones could wreak havoc on a 14-year-old’s self-esteem.
A Mother Makes a Startling Realization About Herself
Even though Melissa W. knew she had a substance use problem, she was determined to remain functional. “My kids went to school, I was at all their activities, and I kept a full-time nursing job,” she says.
Q&A with a Therapist: Ashley Anthony on Trauma-Informed Care
Ashley Anthony, MA, has been a therapist at Eagleville Hospital for nearly five years. She works in an all-women co-occurring disorders unit, where, in her experience, the majority of her patients have undergone some form of trauma.
Uncovering the Will, Then Showing Him the Way
It’s 1983. After spending the last decade in prison, 30-year-old John Machen is arrested again, this time for possession.
Q&A with a Therapist: Jessica Fry Helps Her Eagleville Patients with Overcoming Trauma
Jessica (Jes) Fry has been a therapist at Eagleville Hospital for more than 13 years. Much of her work today focuses on treating women with substance use disorders and alcoholism who’ve experienced severe trauma in their lives.
Eagleville Therapist Heather Walton is Passionate About Her Work with Eagleville Clients
While no two clients are alike, she spends a lot of time and energy cultivating the authenticity and openness that her clients need in order to benefit most from group and one-on-one sessions.