Rosecrance Waukesha County Expands Substance Abuse Programs to Young Adults

Rosecrance Waukesha County will begin an Emerging Adult Program for 18 to 25 year olds struggling with substance use issues. The group will be held on Mondays from 5 to 8:30 pm and on Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5 pm, … Continue reading

May renewed commitment to help and hope be part of Robin Williams’ legacy

Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer Thomas Wright, M.D., reflected on the death and legacy of actor Robin Williams in a guest column published Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in the Rockford Register Star. For some reason, the death of actor Robin Williams by … Continue reading

Pleeztameecha event brings Chicago professionals together for networking, food & fun

On August 6, members of the Rosecrance Foundation Chicago Board hosted “Pleeztameecha,” an evening of networking at Howells & Hood on the Tribune Plaza. Guests enjoyed an opportunity to network, hear good music and learn about Rosecrance programs and services. … Continue reading

Anne Fridh, Administrator of Rosecrance Ware Center, speaks about mental illness in wake of Robin Williams’ death

Anne Fridh, Administrator of Rosecrance Ware Center, speaks about mental health in an article written by Melissa Westphal from the Rockford Register Star. In 2011, the most recent year for which data are available, 39,518 suicides were reported in the … Continue reading

Freeport Community Foundation supports construction of basketball court at Rosecrance Hillman House

Daniel Schmitt (right), Executive Director of the Freeport Community Foundation, and Dick Drogosz, present a check for $4,000 to Lynne Vass, Rosecrance Senior Vice President of Development. This donation, a gift from the John M. Drogosz Youth Substance Abuse Prevention/Treatment Memorial … Continue reading

Help Rosecrance Run for the Kids with Ignite the Spirit on July 31

On Thursday, July 31, join Chicago firefighters and paramedics for the 2014 Run for the Kids 5K, an event sponsored in part by Rosecrance. The race is organized annually by Ignite the Spirit, an organization that was launched in 2003 … Continue reading

Rosecrance Foundation honors John McDonough with new award for philanthropic leadership

CHICAGO – The Rosecrance Foundation has awarded the first John J. McDonough Philanthropic Leadership Award to its namesake in honor of the retired Lake Forest industrialist’s long-term efforts on behalf of the organization, a leading national provider of treatment for … Continue reading

Legalization of marijuana puts parents of teens on notice

Marijuana is in the news, not only due to the increasing availability of medicinal forms in communities across the country, but because several states might follow Colorado’s lead and legalize the drug. For some, the discussion downplays or even avoids … Continue reading

Rosecrance offers therapeutic summer camps at the Berry Campus for children and teens

Camps address behavioral issues through fun and educational activities ROCKFORD – The Rosecrance Berry Campus will offer a summer-long series of Wellness Camps tailored for children and teens struggling with self-esteem, social isolation or other emotional issues who may need … Continue reading

Rosecrance McHenry Co. launches summer camp series to support wellness for children and teens

Camps address behavioral issues through fun and educational activities CRYSTAL LAKE – Rosecrance McHenry County is offering a summer series of Wellness Camps tailored to meet the needs of children and teens struggling with self-esteem, social isolation or other emotional … Continue reading