Help Rosecrance Run for the Kids with Ignite the Spirit on July 31

On Thursday, July 31, join Chicago firefighters and paramedics for the 2014 Run for the Kids 5K, an event sponsored in part by Rosecrance. The race is organized annually by Ignite the Spirit, an organization that was launched in 2003 … Continue reading

Rosecrance Foundation honors John McDonough with new award for philanthropic leadership

CHICAGO – The Rosecrance Foundation has awarded the first John J. McDonough Philanthropic Leadership Award to its namesake in honor of the retired Lake Forest industrialist’s long-term efforts on behalf of the organization, a leading national provider of treatment for … Continue reading

Legalization of marijuana puts parents of teens on notice

Marijuana is in the news, not only due to the increasing availability of medicinal forms in communities across the country, but because several states might follow Colorado’s lead and legalize the drug. For some, the discussion downplays or even avoids … Continue reading

Rosecrance offers therapeutic summer camps at the Berry Campus for children and teens

Camps address behavioral issues through fun and educational activities ROCKFORD – The Rosecrance Berry Campus will offer a summer-long series of Wellness Camps tailored for children and teens struggling with self-esteem, social isolation or other emotional issues who may need … Continue reading

Rosecrance McHenry Co. launches summer camp series to support wellness for children and teens

Camps address behavioral issues through fun and educational activities CRYSTAL LAKE – Rosecrance McHenry County is offering a summer series of Wellness Camps tailored to meet the needs of children and teens struggling with self-esteem, social isolation or other emotional … Continue reading

Dr. Thomas Wright speaks about the legalization of marijuana on The Daily Buzz

Dr. Thomas Wright, Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer, was featured May 29 on The Daily Buzz discussing a new study by Rosecrance that found teenagers think that legalization will cause more teens to try marijuana and move on to other drugs more quickly. … Continue reading

Rosecrance Senior Vice President and COO David Gomel gives parents of teens conversation tips about drugs and alcohol

David Gomel, Rosecrance Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, spoke on how to effectively speak to teens about alcohol and drugs in an article published by the Wicked Local Chatham May 16. ”It needs to be a conversation, not an … Continue reading

New Rosecrance Ware Center Expected to Improve Neighborhood

Rosecrance’s new Ware Center was featured on WIFR May 12, 2014. Watch the interview with Rosecrance President/CEO Phil Eaton here.

Nature can play key role in recovery

  If you’re having a bad day, taking some time to retreat to nature as a break from the hustle and bustle can be rejuvenating and uplifting. For many, a walk on the beach, a bike ride through the forest … Continue reading

Rosecrance Flower Day at Gensler Gardens set for Thursday, May 8, at two locations

Annual event funds mental health services and substance abuse treatment ROCKFORD – Rosecrance Flower Day at Gensler Gardens marks the official start of the planting season and raises funds for mental health and substance abuse treatment programs and services. The … Continue reading