Miss Illinois and Miss Wisconsin visit Rosecrance Griffin Williamson Campus

Miss Illinois, Abby Foster, and Miss Wisconsin, McKenna Collins, recently toured the Rosecrance Griffin Williamson Campus, where they answered questions from adolescent clients. Though neither pageant star has had direct personal experience with addiction, both women answered client questions with … Continue reading

Illinois Legislators visit Rosecrance Harrison Campus

Five Illinois legislators visited Rosecrance’s Harrison location on October 11, 2017 to meet with administrative staff and board members and tour the facility. Legislator attendees included Senator Steve Stadelman, Senator Dave Syverson, Representative Brian Stewart, Representative Joe Sosnowski and an … Continue reading

Rosecrance hosted its second annual Florian Symposium

John Walters and Mike Dugan, retired FDNY firefighters, spoke at the second annual Rosecrance Florian Symposium— a two-day training event held on Thursday, September 21 and Friday, September 22 in Rosemont, Illinois. Walters and Dugan shared their personal tragedies and … Continue reading

Rosecrance celebrates Recovery Month with annual walk & picnic

Rosecrance staff and clients celebrated Recovery Month with an annual walk and picnic in Rosecrance’s therapeutic healing garden Wednesday, September 27.  Recovery Month is an nation-wide event that occurs every September to increase awareness and understanding of mental health and … Continue reading

Rosecrance hosted its third annual Launch to Life Chicago Benefit

Nearly all of us are familiar with the story of the Wizard of Oz…Dorothy gets whisked away from her farm in Kansas by a powerful tornado and she finds herself trapped in the magical Land of Oz. From there, she … Continue reading

Lt. Governor visits Rosecrance to address statewide opioid action plan and tour facility

When it comes to problem-solving the first step is typically asking and answering questions, and lots of them. The Opioid Action Plan, an initiative launched by Governor Bruce Rauner in response to the overwhelming increase in opioid abuse, is no … Continue reading

Rosecrance launches initiative for raising Responsible, Resilient, Drug-Free Kids

First presentation to take place October 3, 2017 in Rockford ROCKFORD – Rosecrance Health Network has announced their new substance abuse prevention initiative: It’s more than ‘just say no’: Raising Responsible, Resilient, Drug-Free Kids. Aimed at parents of children in … Continue reading

Rosecrance receives grant from John M. Drogosz Fund

New Sensory Room in progress at adolescent facility thanks to generous grant ROCKFORD – Daniel Schmitt, Executive Director of the Freeport Community Foundation, and Dick Drogosz, founder of the John M. Drogosz Fund at the Foundation, visited the Rosecrance Griffin … Continue reading

Rosecrance hosts Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services to visit Triage Center

Rosecrance hosted representatives from the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services for a tour of several Rosecrance locations on August 10, 2017. HFS Director Felicia Norwood, Medicaid Director Teresa Hursey, and Legislative Affairs Chief Shawn McGady met with Rosecrance … Continue reading

Rosecrance recovery stories shared at alumni picnic

Over fifty Rosecrance alumni, family members and staff gathered at Southwest Community Park in Rockford on August 10 for an alumni picnic. Current and former clients shared stories of recovery while attendees enjoyed a meal together. Rosecrance Recovery Home Specialist … Continue reading