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​Employee of the Month – November 2017 – Michelle Racioppi, Lawrence Clinical Manager

Michelle was nominated for our November Employee of the Month by Colleen Peabody, who is an Assistant Clinical Director in Lawrence. Here’s what Colleen had to say about Michelle and her work ethic.
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Nizhoni Health Explores Female Veterans Mental Health Forum

Since 2007 when it was created, more than 300 female veterans have graduated from the Women’s Integrated Treatment and Recovery Program. Veterans have come from 40 different states to be a part of it.
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Nizhoni Health Explores One Veteran’s Experience with the Boston VA Hospital

Earlier this year, there was an important discussion about veterans’ mental health at the VA Boston Healthcare System’s Brockton Campus. We had the honor of hearing from Sergeant Diclecio Dos Anjos who is a Medical Support Assistant at the VA hospital and is one of its biggest advocates because of the care he received there.
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Nizhoni Health Explores Resources That Addresses Veterans’ Mental Health

This Veterans Day, Nizhoni Health would like to say thank you to the more than 24 million veterans in the U.S. We think that assisting veterans – with everything from physical to mental health – is a crucial component of getting them integrated back into civilian life once they return home. We feel strongly that all of our veterans deserve the best health care possible, regardless of their gender, race, religion or any other demographics.
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​National Physical Therapy Month Employee Spotlight: Kaye Villarreal, DPT, WCC, WTA

Today, in honor of National Physical Therapy Month, we feature Kaye Villarreal, DPT, WCC, WTA, who has been a physical therapist with Nizhoni Health for more than a year. Since she was in high school, Kaye knew what she wanted to do with her life. She always had a drive to help others, thanks to inspiration and support from her mother.
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​National Physical Therapy Month Employee Spotlight: Rob Brennan, PT, DPT

Today, in honor of National Physical Therapy Month, we’re excited to feature our own outstanding Rob Brennan, PT, DPT. Rob joined Nizhoni Health in 2016 with an impressive resume already under his belt. He earned a B.A. in Mathematics and a B.S. in Neuroscience through a double-major program at Stonehill College. He later received his Doctor of Physical Therapy from MCPHS University. He worked at an outpatient private practice before deciding he wanted to provide care in a different, more personalized setting.
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Nizhoni Health Recognizes Outstanding Care Providers During National Physical Therapy Month

National Physical Therapy Month is an annual opportunity to recognize the outstanding care provided by both the physical and occupational therapy teams at Nizhoni Health. Our Director of Rehabilitation Services, Lisa Cheney, MSPT, knows the value and importance of the care these teams provide.
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Employee of the Month – October 2017 – Amos Wangombe, Fall River Assistant Clinical Director

Amos Wangombe is an Assistant Clinical Director in our Fall River office. He has been working with us for more than 3 years. In the past few months, Amos has changed offices, changed roles, helped lead our new care model implementation and still hasn’t skipped a beat with his management skills. His clinicians are submitting thorough and timely notes at an exceptional rate! We’re very proud of the work he and his team have done, the effort they put in along the way and the attitude they carry when providing clinical care. We spoke with Amos recently to learn more details about their success and to get to know him a bit better.
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Nizhoni Health Shares Five Things to Know During Mental Health Awareness Week

Our dedicated team at Nizhoni Health works year round to improve the lives of those who struggle with mental illness, combat the stigma surrounding mental health treatments and provide resources to communities that need them the most. Here are five things to be aware of during Mental Illness Awareness Week.
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Nizhoni Health Employee Spotlight: Cancer survivor raises funds and support for Breast Cancer Awareness month

​Did you know that on average 12 percent (that’s one in eight) women in the United States will develop breast cancer in their lifetime? As a breast cancer survivor and a healthcare provider Debbie Luongo is committed to lowering that stat, with the goal of one day wiping it out completely.
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