Hundreds attend Rockford ‘Stairway to Heroin’ event

Nearly 400 people heard from local officials and families about the devastating heroin epidemic in our community during the first “Stairway to Heroin” event held May 14 at Heartland Community Church. Rosecrance organized the presentation to shine a light on … Continue reading

Rosecrance stresses need for continued state support

Rosecrance hosted state and local officials a second time this year for a discussion about the need to continue funding local behavioral health services. The luncheon took place May 11 at the Rosecrance Ware Center in Rockford. In attendance were: … Continue reading

ARISE event hosted at the Rosecrance Griffin Williamson Campus provides intervention training

Rosecrance Griffin Williamson Campus hosted the ARISE intervention training April 29 – May 1. ARISE Director Judith Landau and Associate Director Sarah Hills taught the ARISE Intervention method. The ARISE Intervention has been extensively researched in studies funded by the … Continue reading

Rosecrance offers new prevention tool aimed at teens

Rosecrance has published a new prevention education booklet aimed at teens that includes real-life feedback from young people in recovery for drug and alcohol abuse. The publication is called “Been There: Teens in Recovery Tell It Like It Is.” It’s … Continue reading

Rosecrance Foundation Benefit raises record funds to help clients who need financial aid

For the third straight year, The Rosecrance Foundation set an attendance record at the annual Benefit, which raises funds to help families that need financial assistance for behavioral health treatment services. Multi-platinum country quartet Lonestar headlined the event, which was … Continue reading

“In My Shoes” exhibit featured on Wisconsin Public Radio and Fox 6 News

Rosecrance Art Therapist Jennifer Thammavong spoke about the “In My Shoes” traveling art exhibit on Wisconsin Public Radio and Fox 6 News. Click here to listen to the WPR segment. Watch the Fox 6 News segment below, or click here to … Continue reading

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.