John & Roberta Mink Pavilion dedicated at Rosecrance campus

John Mink influenced the design of many Rosecrance facilities, and now his name graces a special project that honors his dedication to the organization. The John & Roberta Mink Pavilion was named for John and his wife, whose involvement with … Continue reading

Rosecrance Healing Garden featured in Therapeutic Gardens: Design for Healing Spaces

The Rosecrance Healing Garden was recently featured in Daniel Winterbottom and Amy Wagenfeld’s new book entitled Therapeutic Gardens: Design for Healing Spaces. The book, which serves as a practical guide for combining aesthetic s and therapeutic practices, contains a two … Continue reading

Rosecrance’s chief medical officer receives national award for clinical excellence

Dr. Thomas Wright, Chief Medical Officer at Rosecrance Health Network, was honored Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, as Addiction Professional magazine’s “Outstanding Clinician of the Year” in the physician category. The award was presented at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders … Continue reading

‘Team Rosecrance’ completes Chicago 5K

The rain didn’t stop Team Rosecrance from completing the 2015 Run for the Kids 5K on July 16. The race is organized annually by Ignite the Spirit, an organization launched in 2003 by Chicago firefighters in response to the attacks … Continue reading

Gift from C. Conrad Johnson estate benefits Rosecrance endowment

Rosecrance recently received a generous donation from the trust of Rockford resident C. Conrad Johnson, who was recognized as the oldest living man in the U.S. at 110 years of age. The $25,000 gift was placed into Rosecrance’s endowment, which … Continue reading

Gratitude, emotion on display at Project SAFE graduation

Mary Ann Kelly warned Project SAFE participants that graduation day is usually tear-filled. The good news is that those tears are tears of joy. “And there’s something to be said for shedding those tears and why they matter,” said Kelly, … Continue reading

New scholarship goes to three Rosecrance alumni

Relatives and friends of longtime Rosecrance employee Donna Gillette spoke fondly of her dedication to nursing and helping teens find recovery on June 12 as a new scholarship created in her honor was awarded to three young alumni. Donna worked … Continue reading

New basketball court dedicated at Rosecrance Hillman House

The Drogosz family enjoyed a visit June 5 to Rosecrance Hillman House to see a new basketball court built in part thanks to their generous donation. Dick and Marianne Drogosz and their daughter, Susan Lefaivre, attended a dedication ceremony for … Continue reading

Rosecrance physicians receive recognition for their work in mental health, addiction fields

Several Rosecrance physicians have received recognition for their work in the mental health and addiction fields this past month. Michael A. Kuna, M.D., a psychiatrist at the Rosecrance Ware Center as well as having his own practice, has received the … Continue reading

Rosecrance honored by Ladies Auxiliary VFW donation

Rosecrance received a generous donation June 2 from the Illinois Ladies Auxiliary VFW to help support much-needed services for area veterans. Fundraising was spearheaded by Diana Rudeen, an addiction counselor at the Rosecrance Harrison Campus. Rudeen has served as president … Continue reading