Chamber event welcomes visitors to Ware Center

Rosecrance hosted a Rockford Chamber of Commerce “Good Morning Rockford!” breakfast and networking event April 14 at the recently relocated Ware Center. Dozens of people stopped by the building for food, conversation and tours of the facility. The Ware Center … Continue reading

Art Exhibit Giving Unique Teen Perspective Travels to Milwaukee During Alcohol Awareness Month

ROCKFORD – Rosecrance, a not-for-profit organization and leading national provider of substance abuse treatment for teens, adults and families, launched “In My Shoes,” an art exhibit created to help parents understand teenagers’ points of view about the pressures they face … Continue reading

Phil Eaton: Illinois can’t arrest, treat or bury its way out of heroin epidemic

Rosecrance President/CEO Philip Eaton was featured in the State Journal-Register this weekend. Substance-abuse treatment providers were eager to testify at hearings around Illinois last year to inform lawmakers about how we are responding to the current heroin epidemic. We joined the lineup … Continue reading

Fr. Jim Swarthout featured in the Daily Herald

Rosecrance’s Father Jim Swarthout, Clergy and Community Coordinator, talks with the Daily Herald about addiction, recovery and spirituality. Read the article here.

Rosecrance sponsors Wisconsin recovery event

  Speakers stressed the importance of changing the conversation about substance abuse and addiction during a special event March 6 in Waukesha. The presentation featured messages by Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel, Flo Hilliard, director of Wisconsin Voices for Recovery, … Continue reading

New scholarship available for clients, alumni

A new scholarship fund in memory of Donna Gillette will help current and former Rosecrance clients further their education after treatment. Donna worked at Rosecrance for more than 20 years as a psychiatric and addiction nurse. She was director of … Continue reading

Two Rosecrance doctors among NAMI honorees

NAMI Northern Illinois celebrated excellence in community mental health during its annual Get to Know NAMI open house March 10 at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden in Rockford. NAMI is comprised of people living with mental illness, as well as … Continue reading

Dr. Thomas Wright speaks about long-term effect of marijuana on teen memory

A new study looks at heavy cannabis use in adolescence and uncovers a memorable finding. Dr. Thomas Wright, Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer, discusses this study on WGN TV. Click here to read the article.

Legislative breakfast addresses state budget concerns

Rosecrance leaders stressed the importance of funding for behavioral health services during a legislative event March 2 with state and local officials. Illinois Senators Steve Stadelman and Dave Syverson attended the event, as did Winnebago County Board Chairman Scott Christiansen … Continue reading

Detox beds open at Rosecrance Mulberry Center

The Rosecrance Mulberry Center, home to crisis residential and triage programs, started welcoming clients who need detoxification services this month. The 7,000-square-foot center opened in October and is named for its location at 605 Mulberry St. in Rockford. It’s a … Continue reading