CARITAS: A Celebration of St. Vincent Charity in Cleveland

Friday, October 13, 2017 | Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland | 300 Lakeside Ave. East

Join us in the fight against addiction 

Proceeds from CARITAS will be dedicated to the expansion of addiction treatment services at Rosary Hall. St. Vincent Charity is committed to saving lives today and over the long term, while conducting research that initiates models for more effective care and treatment. For more information outlining its 65-year history of success in addiction treatment, as well as plans for expansion, please visit Take a moment to read the stories from the people and the families who have been impacted by addiction. They are both heart-wrenching and hopeful.

St. Vincent Charity will again highlight some of the many people and programs making a difference in the fight against addiction, including:

  • Bill Denihan, CEO of the ADAMHS Board - St. Vincent de Paul Award
  • Albana Dreshaj, D.O., Medical Director, Psychiatric Emergency Department - Doctor of the Year
  • Cathy Kopinsky, Director of Community Outreach – Radiant Spirit Award
  • Cindy Amos, RN, Behavioral Health – Clinical Nursing Excellence Award
  • Mary Ann Naumann, RN, Spine and Orthopedic Institute – Clinical Nursing Excellence Award

For more information, visit

Starts: Friday, October 13, 2017 5:00 PM
Ends: Friday, October 13, 2017 11:00 PM
Location: Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, 300 Lakeside Ave. East, Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Ministry: St. Vincent Charity Medical Center

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St. Vincent Charity Medical Center transportation program receives national attention

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has been a leader—the first hospital in the nation—to remove the barrier of transportation for addiction medicine patients, which has gained national attention. A client of Rosary Hall was featured in a story by The New York Times regarding the importance of non-emergency medical transportation.[More]

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St. Vincent Charity surgeon uses breakthrough technology to build customized knee implants

With multiplying numbers of patients turning to total knee replacement surgery, St. Vincent Charity Medical Center orthopedic surgeons lead the way in Northeast Ohio to employ the latest technologies to ensure successful results. St. Vincent’s Matthew Levy, M.D., is one of the first in the region to utilize breakthrough technology that builds a customized knee implant and surgical tools for individual patients. [More]

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St. Vincent Charity Radiant Blog: Outpatient procedure helps patients take control of arthritis pain

The Spine and Orthopedic Institute at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center can offer alternatives to surgery for those suffering from severe arthritis in the back and joints. One patient of the institute recently told her story in the hospital’s Radiant blog, describing how a non-invasive cooled, radiofrequency spinal ablation treatment helped relieve her chronic back pain.[More]

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St. Vincent Charity Radiant Blog: Preventing heat illnesses in older adults

With extremely high temperatures in the forecast, it’s important to check on elderly loved ones, who are more prone to heat stress. And, it’s important to know what steps to take to help prevent heat-related illness and death. Read more about symptoms of heat illnesses and what to do to stay cool in the latest St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Radiant blog post.[More]

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St. Vincent Charity Psychiatric Emergency Department medical director discusses suicide prevention

The St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Psychiatric Emergency Department is one of only two in Ohio and serves as a crisis center, providing a safety net for nearly 4,000 patients annually who need immediate behavioral health care in an emergency setting. In light of recent high-profile suicides and rising suicide rates in Ohio, Dr. Albana Dreshaj, the department’s medical director, offered some advice through the hospital’s radiant blog for those who might be struggling with suicidal thoughts or know someone who is.[More]

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