Detox beds open at Rosecrance Mulberry Center

The Rosecrance Mulberry Center, home to crisis residential and triage programs, started welcoming clients who need detoxification services this month. The 7,000-square-foot center opened in October and is named for its location at 605 Mulberry St. in Rockford. It’s a … Continue reading

Rosecrance gets serious about play, expands therapeutic recreation program

Rosecrance is taking steps to standardize its therapeutic recreation program, recognizing the importance of activities such as fitness, meditation, music and art and the roles they play in the recovery process. Staff started phasing in the changes this month at … Continue reading

Rosecrance clients, staff showcase art with a ‘heart’

Love was in air – and on the walls – this week as Rosecrance staff and clients displayed paintings, drawings and other creative work as part of the annual Heart Art Show. The theme of this year’s show is “Listen … Continue reading

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Young adult program starts this week at Rosecrance Northbrook Office

Rosecrance is launching an outpatient substance abuse support program for young adults this month at its Northbrook office. The program kicks off Jan. 14 and will provide additional support for young adults ages 18 to 26. Groups will meet from … Continue reading

First Midwest Charitable Foundation supports McHenry County Recovery Home

Anne Boccignone and Allison Gorczowski accepted a $5,000 grant from the First Midwest Charitable Foundation for services and support for women at our newly-opened McHenry County Recovery Home. Gigi Cairo and Jason Chess of First Midwest Bank presented the check to … Continue reading

Rosecrance partners with Your Choice to address substance abuse with teens, families

Grant expands prevention education efforts started by Wisconsin family Rosecrance has partnered with Your Choice, a drug and alcohol awareness program, to provide more opportunities for prevention education across the region. Your Choice is a nonprofit founded by the Lybert … Continue reading

Rosecrance’s Dr. Raymond Garcia featured in Behavioral Healthcare

Rosecrance’s Dr. Raymond Garcia, medical director at Rosecrance Harrison Campus, was featured in an article on Behavioral Healthcare magazine’s website. Behavioral health clinicians increasingly are using treatments that combine evidence-based medicine—which incorporates clinical pathways, scientific studies and electronic medical records—with … Continue reading

Home is where your story begins

On a quiet October afternoon, Rosecrance Marlowe House taught life skills to teenagers in subtle ways. Girls chatted with staff about school in the kitchen while snacking on fruit. Laughter emitted from two girls in the living room listening to stand-up comedy on a digital … Continue reading

Rosecrance a partner in new care connection program

Rosecrance joins several community partners for a new pilot program that aims to connect people with the right resources so they can maintain independence and avoid institutionalization. Illinois officials picked the Rockford region to participate in the program. The project … Continue reading