Meghan Mattison, RN - UHC
A young teenage patient that is seen regularly in the Peds Clinic was threatening suicide. This would not be the teen’s first attempt. Rather than calling 911 or a family member, the teen reached out to Meghan. (Meghan is very kind and has a way of connecting not only to the very young, but also to teenagers.) Meghan was able to keep the teenager on the phone talking while others called 911. The troubled teen stayed on the phone with Meghan until help arrived. Meghan’s gift was being who she is and thankfully she had the ability to connect with this troubled teen.