Freedom Behavioral Health, Inc. has presented Melanie Stroda its Eagle Award for heroic actions in the area of professional wellness and behavioral health.
The Eagle Award is Freedom Behavioral Health’s most prestigious award and one of the highest honors a behavioral health professional/partner can be given.
Melanie Stroda received both her BSN and MSN from the University of Kansas, is a Certified Correctional Health Professional, and has been with ACH since 2013. Melanie is currently a Clinical Education Director with ACH and Associate Professor of Nursing and Simulation Coordinator at the University of St. Mary.
According to Mental Health America, “Nearly 1 in 5 American adults will have a diagnosable mental health condition in any given year.” Freedom Behavioral Health is proud to promote the heroic actions and efforts of the individuals working in this important field. Melanie Stroda performed an exceptional act under emergency conditions, and the action rendered directly resulted in sustaining a human life.
Melanie Stroda received the award during a presentation in January 2023.