Skip to Main Content

Aurora District Leadership Event

Location: Grace UMC, 300 E. Gartner Rd., Naperville, IL

Depression - Beyond the Stigma

Online Registration 

Download the Flyer

Date: March 3, 2018
Time: 8:30 am - 11:45 am

Speaker: Dr. Martha E. Crotts, MD


8:30 am - Registration (light refreshments)
9 am - Session 1: What Depression Is and Isn't
10:20-10:40 - Break
10:45-11:45 am - Session 2: How to Recognize Depression/What Steps Can Be Taken

About the Speaker:

Dr. Martha Crotts is a practicing Board Certified psychiatrist with a specialization in child and adolescent psychiatry as well as adult psychiatry. Dr. Crotts graduated from Southern Il University Medical School, interned and completed residency at the University of Arkansas College of Medicine and completed a fellowship in psychiatry at the University of Chicago.

Over the 27+ years of Dr. Crotts career, she has written numerous articles, been Clinical Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychiatry, University of Illinois School of Medicine-Rockford; Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Medical Director of Substance Abuse Treatment Program, and Chief of Inpatient Psychiatry Services, Rockford Memorial Hospital, Rockford, Illinois.

Dr. Crotts currently has a flourishing private practice in Rockford, IL.

News & Announcements


Bishops clarify statement on Commission on a Way Forward recommendation

The Council of Bishops is issuing the following statement, written by the bishops who served on the Commission on a Way Forward and approved by the Execut…

Gc2016 Logo Color Hi Res

Constitutional amendment to be revisited

The Secretary of the General Conference has announced that an error was made in the text of a proposed Constitutional amendment as it was presented for voting, and which subsequently fa…


Bishop's Pastoral Letter to the Northern Illinois Conference

The Council received the report from the Commission on the Way Forward (COTWF) and discerned our recommendation to the called session of the General Conference in Fe…

Img 0447

United Methodist Bishops Recommend a Way Forward

United Methodist bishops, meeting in Chicago, engaged in a prayerful process to discern a way forward. Having received and considered the extensive work of the Commission on a W…