Back to School: How to talk about the consequences of social media activity

It’s easy to stress how important it is to talk to kids about social media and technology. But it can be difficult to have that conversation, or even initiate it. Mary Egan, director of outreach for Rosecrance Health Network, stresses … Continue reading

Back to School: Monitoring kids in the digital age

Not all silence is golden, particularly in the universe of social media. Teens talking via text messages and sites such as Facebook and Twitter can produce invisible interactions hidden away from parents. Parents have to break through those silent barriers … Continue reading

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