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

Rosecrance gets serious about play, expands therapeutic recreation program

Rosecrance is taking steps to standardize its therapeutic recreation program, recognizing the importance of activities such as fitness, meditation, music and art and the roles they play in the recovery process. Staff started phasing in the changes this month at … Continue reading

Rosecrance clients, staff showcase art with a ‘heart’

Love was in air – and on the walls – this week as Rosecrance staff and clients displayed paintings, drawings and other creative work as part of the annual Heart Art Show. The theme of this year’s show is “Listen … Continue reading

Ask the Expert: When should parents start talking with their kids about substance use?

Young adult program starts this week at Rosecrance Northbrook Office

Rosecrance is launching an outpatient substance abuse support program for young adults this month at its Northbrook office. The program kicks off Jan. 14 and will provide additional support for young adults ages 18 to 26. Groups will meet from … Continue reading

First Midwest Charitable Foundation supports McHenry County Recovery Home

Anne Boccignone and Allison Gorczowski accepted a $5,000 grant from the First Midwest Charitable Foundation for services and support for women at our newly-opened McHenry County Recovery Home. Gigi Cairo and Jason Chess of First Midwest Bank presented the check to … Continue reading

Behavioral Health for Firefighters & Paramedics with the Rosecrance Florian Program

  The new Rosecrance Florian Program offers the best opportunity for lasting recovery by incorporating occupational factors into the treatment process. The program is housed in a designated, eight-bed coed unit at the Rosecrance Harrison Campus, a modern 97-bed adult facility in … Continue reading