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Making a Difference Employee: June 2016

Congratulations to Brad Shideler for being nominated as June’s Making a Difference Employee! Brad was nominated by many of his peers due to his strong work ethic, compassion for others, and constant dedication. He is always willing to do whatever it takes to keep MRC running smoothly, even if it is not part of his normal duties. Q&A with Brad Shideler Q. What was your favorite toy as a child? A. Stompers. They were little electronic cars that took 1 AA battery. They had a little motor that I would take apart. I would change the gears to see if I could ... Read more

Making a Difference Employee: May 2016

Congratulations to Ms. Mary Honey for being nominated as May’s Making a Difference Employee! Ms. Honey was selected due to her remarkable work with our on campus school Transitions Learning Center. Mary is dedicated to her job and she is an inspiration to all the staff at MRC. She is a true example of our Mission Statement by showing true optimism and genuine concern for all. Mary takes time to make sure each student is focused on treatment and their education. Q&A with Ms. Mary Honey Q. When you were a child, what did you want to be when you ... Read more

Making a Difference Employee: April 2016

Congratulations to Ms. Josephine McKinney for being chosen for April’s Making a Difference Employee! Peers voted for Ms. Josephine due to her constant dedication and willingness to help the youth. She also has wonderful rapport with the YD boys, as they really listen and look forward to seeing her. Q&A with Ms. Josephine Q. If you could live in a book, TV show, or movie, what would it be? A. The Bible. It is the most important book. I like how the Bible teaches others how to make a difference and I would like to be a part of one ... Read more

Making a Difference Employee: March 2016

Congratulations are in order for Jim Jones!  He is MRC’s first “Making a Difference Employee”. Multiple peers stated that Jim has a constant dedication to the program, is always willing to help, truly cares about all patients, and he is friendly and compassionate to others. Q&A With Jim Jones Q. If there was a movie produced about your life, who would play you and why? A. Denzel Washington. He is cool and calm in most stressful situations and he has a real human side to him. He is also one of my favorite actors. Q. Who is your favorite superhero? A. Iron Man. He can ... Read more

The 12 Steps of a 5K

Check out an excellent article about MRC Alum David Rosenberg in Memphis Health + Fitness Magazine’s December issue. Read more here.

The 8th Annual MRC Recovery Run 5K

Register Today! November 28, 2015 – 9 am – Overton Park Benefiting Memphis Recovery Centers’ Youth Program $25 Pre-Registration/$30 Registration Brooks Long-Sleeve Podium Tech Shirt* *Pre-Registration Only. Cotton Shirts after 11/15/15. Can’t make it? Register as a Spirit Runner. Visit our race website for more details. Contact: Cayla Coleman (901-272-7751).

MRC Celebrates National Recovery Month

Come join us for a Coffee & Dessert Reception, as we celebrate National Recovery Month! Tuesday, September 15, 2015 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm 219 N. Montgomery St., Memphis, TN 38104 Special Recognition of MRC alumni Open to all friends of MRC For more information, please contact Kelly Williams (901-272-7751).

Memphis Recovery Centers Receives Matching $50,000 Grant from the Plough Foundation

June 30, 2015 (Memphis, TN) — Memphis Recovery Centers (MRC) has received a $50,000 contribution from the Memphis-based Plough Foundation. Over the course of one year, MRC was challenged to raise $50,000 from other donor sources in order to receive the matching contribution from Plough. MRC provides substance abuse treatment for adolescents and adults in the greater Mid-South region. The organization also assists patients with co-occurring mental health issues. MRC is one of the few treatment facilities in the region to offer residential programs for adolescents. “For many years, the Plough Foundation has been a driving philanthropic force in our ... Read more

Memphis Recovery Centers Hosts 7th Annual MRC Recovery Run 5K

Race November 29, 2014 at Overton Park Memphis, Tenn. — Memphis Recovery Centers (MRC), one of the city’s longest standing substance abuse treatment centers of adults and adolescents, will host its seventh annual 5K Recovery Run on November 29, 2014 at Overton Park. The race will begin at 9am. The run is an important fundraising initiative for MRC and typically attracts approximately 400 runners from around the region. This year, the Plough Foundation will award MRC a $50K grant if MRC can raise its own $50K in matching donations. Race sponsors will also be contributing to the matching campaign. Registration for ... Read more