Check out what’s new at MRC! Wellness Programs We are kicking off 2018 by adding Yoga and Pilates classes to our Youth Program’s wellness time! These new activities will help our patients learn the importance of being able to center yourself in your body, mind, and soul. It is also a wonderful way to incorporate meditation and relaxation techniques, and it’s a great work out too! Learning to Give Back At MRC, we love to take advantage ... Read more
Meet James! Meet January’s spotlight employee James Carson! James is the Director of Admissions and has been making a difference at MRC for 29 years! James is passionate about helping others and we are so grateful for the many years he has dedicated to helping individuals regain their lives through recovery.
Meet Cynthia! Meet July’s spotlight employee Cynthia Gray Farmer! Cynthia has been working in our programs at MRC for 13 years. As the Clinical Supervisor, she is always working hard to find new ways to implement clinical strategies with her peers. Cynthia’s creativity truly shines when she is working with the patients and it is always exciting to see what she has planned next!
Meet DeMarius! Meet June’s spotlight employee DeMarius Foy! DeMarius has been working with the youth at MRC for a little over a year. He teaches English and History at our on-campus school (Transitions Learning Center) and does an incredible job motivating and encouraging patients. We are so grateful to have DeMarius on our team!
Check out what’s new at MRC! Summertime We are kicking off the summer at MRC in a big way with lots of outdoor activities! Just this month, patients have had field day, picnics, water balloons, sidewalk chalk art therapy, and planted flower beds. Our counselors have big plans to incorporate several exciting treatment activities where everyone can soak up the sunshine this summer! Art Therapy Murals MRC incorporates art therapy into our programs each week to enhance the recovery process. This month the patients of MRC’s Adult Program worked together to create two beautiful murals. Each mural is made up ... Read more
Memphis Recovery Centers was honored to welcome Tennessee State Senator, Brian Kelsey to our facility on May 16th. Senator Kelsey met with MRC’s President & CEO, Director of Clinical Operations, Director of Program Operations, and our Board President to discuss the need for drug and alcohol treatment in our community. He was given a tour of our Adult Program and also took advantage of the opportunity to speak with some of our patients. We were delighted that Senator Kelsey visited our facility and had the opportunity to see first-hand how MRC is working to make a difference in the lives of individuals across the state ... Read more
Meet Jennifer! Meet May’s spotlight employee Jennifer Armstrong! Jennifer has been working as the HR Manager at Memphis Recovery Centers for 15 years. Jennifer works hard behind the scenes in many different aspects of administration to make sure that we can work toward fulfilling our mission everyday. Thank you Jennifer for helping us make a difference!
Meet April’s spotlight employee, Shane Kennedy! Shane is a Clinical Assistant in our Youth Development Program where he is dedicated to sharing his life experiences in hopes of making a difference in the lives of our patients. We are so grateful for the care and patience he shows toward these young men daily. Thank you Shane for being a valued member of our team!
Meet this month’s spotlight employee, Mary Rodgers! Mary is a Counselor in our Adult Program where she has been helping patients overcome addiction for 9 years. She stays busy conducting individual and group therapy as well as planning special projects for our patients like talent shows and poetry nights. Spend a few minutes with Mary and you will see that she has a passion for helping others begin the lifelong process of recovery. Thank you Mary for helping us make a difference in our patients’ lives!
Meet February’s featured employee Jennifer Griffin! Jennifer has been a counselor at our Youth Program for two years and is a valued member of our team. She works hard each day to develop individualized treatment plans, conduct group and one on one therapy sessions, and educate patients and families on the recovery process. Thank you Jennifer for the work you are doing to make a difference!