PRESS RELEASES

Stoneham Resident Named Nurse Director

December 19, 2001 -- Belmont, MA -- Barbara Redmond, RN, CS, has been named nurse director for McLean Hospital’s Community Reintegration Unit (CRU).

Redmond had been a clinical nurse specialist at McLean since January 2001. She worked previously at the Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

"Our goal in the CRU is to continue effectively serving those patients with chronic mental illness," said Redmond. "We are looking forward to increasing our ties to the community, ties that will prove to be beneficial for all those involved in the program."

The CRU is an acute inpatient unit at McLean, which is designed especially for adults with chronic psychiatric illness who are in need of stabilization.