Dr. Wright discusses teen substance use on SiriusXM radio

Dr. Thomas Wright, Rosecrance’s chief medical officer, discussed teen substance abuse and how parents can address it on the SiriusXM radio show “Freewheelin” with host Meredith Ochs. Listen to the interview below:

‘Tis the season to stick with the recovery program

Staying clean and sober during the holidays can be especially challenging with temptations at seemingly every corner. Maybe it’s the holiday party with the open bar or the alcohol and drugs available on New Year’s Eve. It’s normal to feel … Continue reading

Don’t let mental health, addiction issues smolder

Firefighters and paramedics encounter traumatic events in the line of duty every day. To deal with the stress and injuries from their jobs, some turn to alcohol and other drugs. The new Rosecrance Florian Program offers the best opportunity for lasting recovery by incorporating occupational … Continue reading

First Rosecrance ‘Reading Smoke’ seminar a success

Engaging speakers shared passionate, real-life stories Dec. 2 during the first of a series of seminars geared toward the fire service and organized by staff with the Rosecrance Florian Program. The crowd of 120 firefighters, fire chiefs, chaplains and other … Continue reading

Feeling blue? The holidays can do that to you

As we get older, the holidays tend to sneak up on us sooner each year. Christmas cards start arriving in the mail along with invitations to holiday parties. Teens create gift wish-lists that hopefully match the family’s spending money set … Continue reading

Boccignone joins Rosecrance to lead fundraising as longtime development chief Lynne Vass retires

Anne Boccignone, a veteran executive in the fields of marketing and communications and an experienced fundraiser, has joined Rosecrance Health Network as Vice President of Development. She takes the reins at the Rosecrance Foundation from Lynne Vass, a former Rosecrance … Continue reading

Congressman Adam Kinzinger Visits Rosecrance Ware Center

U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-16th) toured the Rosecrance Ware Center Friday, December 8, to view the relocated facility and the increase in space for clients, staff and programs. Rosecrance Ware Center Administrator Anne Fridh and President/CEO Philip Eaton showed Kinzinger … Continue reading

Rosecrance Florian Program featured in Chicago Tribune

The Rosecrance Florian Program for firefighters & paramedics was featured on the front page of the Chicago Tribune Monday, December 1, 2014. Click here to watch the video and read the article. To learn more about the Rosecrance Florian Program, … Continue reading

Rosecrance’s Dr. Thomas Wright and recovering addict Shannon featured on ABC-7 Chicago

Rosecrance’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Thomas Wright and recovering addict Shannon were featured on ABC-7 Chicago in a report on “Triple C,” cold medicine being abused by teens. Click here to read the story and watch the video.

Relocated Rosecrance Ware Center further integrates mental health, addiction services

Rosecrance has transformed a long-vacant grocery store in Rockford, Illinois, into a modern new home for the Ware Center, helping to strengthen and integrate behavioral health services in the community. The Ware Center delivers outpatient mental health services to more … Continue reading