Rosecrance event features region’s best chefs at ‘Cooking Up Hope’ fundraiser in Naperville

NAPERVILLE — A dozen great chefs and a local independent grocer have teamed up with The Rosecrance Foundation Chicago Board for a chef’s tasting from noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 5, 2014, at Naperville Country Club, 25W570 Chicago Ave. Tickets … 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

The WGN Morning Show Meets Wes, Rosecrance alumnus

WGN Morning Show host Steve Cochran and morning news anchor Andrea Darlas interviewed Wes, a former Rosecrance patient, on Wednesday, September 10. Wes spoke about his recovery from heroin addiction and the help he received from Rosecrance. His father, Tom, … Continue reading

Rosecrance’s Rev. Jim Swarthout featured in the National Catholic Reporter

Rosecrance’s Rev. Jim Swarthout was recently featured in the National Catholic Reporter. His idea for a Diaper Bank has grown into The National Diaper Bank Network, a system of nonprofit groups that helps to provide about 98 million diapers annually … Continue reading

Dr. Thomas Wright and Rosecrance alumnus featured on NBC News

Rosecrance’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Thomas Wright appeared on “NBC Nightly News” on Sunday, Sept. 7, as the network continued its in-depth coverage of the nation’s heroin crisis. Also featured was Rosecrance alumnus Wes, who chose to identified only by … Continue reading

Rosecrance to be featured on “NBC Nightly News”

Rosecrance will be featured on “NBC Nightly News” with weekend anchor Lester Holt at 5:30 p.m. CST Sunday, Sept. 7, as the network continues its in-depth coverage of the nation’s heroin crisis. A story on Saturday’s “Nightly News” also looks … Continue reading

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