MERRILLVILLE – Five employees with Regional Mental Health (formerly Southlake Center for Mental Health) were honored recently for their years of service.
Mary Havens, Stan Ladowicz, Gary Ronjak and Tom Zygmunt were honored for 31 years of service, and Marguerite Viteri was recognized for 25 years.
Havens is a unit activity/recreation specialist who does an activity assessment on each client admitted to the unit.
Ladowicz is an outpatient therapist for the domestic violence and partial hospitalization programs.
Ronjak is a therapist in the forensic diversion program who helps guide habitual drug-dependent offenders toward personal responsibility.
Zygmunt is a part of the day treatment program where he works as a therapist involved with group therapy and advocating for the seriously mentally ill.
Viteri is the charge midnight registered nurse who monitors clients medically and psychiatrically.