Recovery stories celebrated at annual Rosecrance Ware Center event

    Everyone has a story to share. That opening statement from Annie Fridh, administrator of the Rosecrance Ware Center, set the tone for Recovery Fest, held May 18 at the facility. “That’s the best part about today for me, is that … Continue reading

Rosecrance Flower Day at Gensler Gardens Thursday, May 11, at two locations

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 event will take place from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, … Continue reading

More than 700 people ‘Say Yes’ to recovery at annual Rosecrance Foundation Benefit

Rosecrance celebrated recovery with a country-casual theme Monday evening, highlighted by music and stories of hope, at the 2017 Rosecrance Foundation Benefit. Kristian Bush of Sugarland performed to a crowd of more than 700 guests at the event, held Monday, … Continue reading

Rosecrance honored as one of the Healthiest Companies in America

Interactive Health honor recognizes employee wellness, promotes good health Rosecrance is proud to announce its recent recognition as one of the Healthiest Companies in America by Interactive Health, a national leader known for its personalized wellness solutions. This is the … Continue reading

Heroin training emphasizes community response to escalating problem

Over 100 school social workers, probation officers, firefighters and paramedics from about 50 organizations attended Rosecrance’s “The New Heroin Epidemic” training March 22 in Naperville. Training specialist Melissa “MJ” Jendusa kicked off the full-day event by discussing signs and symptoms … Continue reading

Stanley Cup winner Brent Sopel talks hockey, recovery at Rosecrance

Former Chicago Blackhawks player and Stanley Cup winner Brent Sopel shared his hopeful story of recovery from alcohol addiction as part of a Rosecrance outreach event March 22 at Carnivale in Chicago. Sopel sought treatment for his substance use last … Continue reading

Rosecrance sites in Champaign/Urbana earn Joint Commission approval

CHAMPAIGN – Rosecrance’s locations in the Champaign/Urbana area are now accredited by The Joint Commission after a successful survey visit in February. The survey covered more than 300 behavioral health care standards and encompassed the majority of programs and services … Continue reading

Rosecrance launches new addiction treatment program for adolescents

Rosecrance hosted a busy open house Feb. 22 for its new intensive outpatient program (IOP) treating adolescents for substance use disorders. The event attracted a steady stream of community members and representatives from local nonprofit agencies, government entities and the … Continue reading

Rosecrance refreshes school staff on drug trends

Staff at Crystal Lake Central High School learned about teenage drug trends and how to recognize behavioral health issues during the first of several Rosecrance trainings this year. Training specialist Melissa “MJ” Jendusa presented the information, which was delivered during … Continue reading

Community Foundation grant funds mental health prevention work in schools

Rosecrance program re-started January 1, 2017, for students and families A Rosecrance program that expands access to behavioral health services in schools continues this year thanks to a grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. The $40,000 grant from … Continue reading