top of page

Eagle Award Presented – Melanie Stroda

Freedom Behavioral Health, Inc. (FBH) has presented Melanie Stroda its Eagle Award for heroic actions in the area of professional wellness and behavioral health.

According to Mental Health America, “Nearly 1 in 5 American adults will have a diagnosable mental health condition in any given year.” FBH 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 received her Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Kansas and is certified by the National Commission on Correctional Health Care as a correctional health professional. Melanie currently serves as the clinical education director at Advanced Correctional Healthcare, Inc. and associate professor of nursing and simulation coordinator at the University of St. Mary.

The Eagle Award is FBH’s most prestigious award and one of the highest honors a behavioral health professional/partner can be given. Melanie received this award during a presentation in June 2023.

Know someone deserving of this award? Nominate a behavioral health professional today!

Freedom Behavioral Health, Inc. (FBH) takes pride in setting the standard for high quality behavioral health care for the individual and facility, as well as the professionals that work with acute populations. Clinical services are available in the areas of correctional behavioral health, discharge planning/diversion, recidivism reduction, PREA victim advocacy, and comprehensive addiction recovery. Expert Services include forensic evaluation, expert witness testimony, suicide preventative architectural consultation, and accreditation and standards compliance auditing. FBH as an industry leader provides fit for duty evaluations, occupational healthcare, and professional training. Learn more at:


bottom of page