Rosecrance opens two substance abuse recovery homes in McHenry County

Men and women ages 18 and older have new transitional housing options in Woodstock, a recovery home program overseen by Rosecrance’s office in McHenry County. The McHenry County Mental Health Board, which helps fund local behavioral health services, allocated $240,000 … Continue reading

Rosecrance adds detox services for teens at adolescent campus; first such license in state

ROCKFORD – Responding to the growing trend of opiate abuse, Rosecrance has added detoxification services at the Griffin Williamson Campus to serve teenagers who enter treatment. The organization is the first to receive such a license in Illinois. The license … Continue reading

Rosecrance Florian Program featured on WREX

The Rosecrance Florian Program was featured October 14, 2014 on WREX in Rockford. A new health program, reportedly the only of its kind in the nation, comes to Rockford. It treats first responders who constantly face high-stress situations. The Florian … Continue reading

Traveling art exhibit by teens at Rosecrance opens Monday at Thompson Center in Chicago

Rosecrance, one of the country’s leading teen substance abuse treatment centers, has launched a traveling art exhibit to help parents understand teenagers’ points of view about pressures they encounter and how they are faced with the potential to use, and … Continue reading

Rosecrance employees train with Rockford Fire Department

A group of Rosecrance employees trained as firefighters for a day on Wednesday, Oct. 8, as the organization prepares to launch a new inpatient substance abuse treatment program geared specifically for that population. Nine employees suited up for exercises as … Continue reading

Rosecrance uses $1.5 million Illinois DCEO grant to create unique crisis intervention center

Rosecrance Mulberry Center to serve individuals in psychiatric crisis ROCKFORD – Rosecrance has received a $1.5 million grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to fund a groundbreaking program to meet the needs of area residents who … Continue reading

Back to School: How to talk about the consequences of social media activity

It’s easy to stress how important it is to talk to kids about social media and technology. But it can be difficult to have that conversation, or even initiate it. Mary Egan, director of outreach for Rosecrance Health Network, stresses … Continue reading

Back to School: Monitoring kids in the digital age

Not all silence is golden, particularly in the universe of social media. Teens talking via text messages and sites such as Facebook and Twitter can produce invisible interactions hidden away from parents. Parents have to break through those silent barriers … Continue reading

Rosecrance event raises more than $100,000 to help create collegiate recovery residence

Eleven great chefs and a local independent grocer teamed up with The Rosecrance Foundation Chicago Board for a chef’s tasting Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, that raised more than $100,000 to serve area college students in recovery. About 240 people attended … Continue reading

Dave Gomel, Rosecrance Sr. VP and COO, receives Distinguished Service Award from IADDA

Rosecrance Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dave Gomel has received the George Schwab Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes leaders in the field of substance abuse treatment. Gomel received the award on Sept. 4, 2014, at the Illinois Alcoholism … Continue reading