Rosecrance employees train with Rockford Fire Department

A group of Rosecrance employees trained as firefighters for a day on Wednesday, Oct. 8, as the organization prepares to launch a new inpatient substance abuse treatment program geared specifically for that population. Nine employees suited up for exercises as … Continue reading

Rosecrance uses $1.5 million Illinois DCEO grant to create unique crisis intervention center

Rosecrance Mulberry Center to serve individuals in psychiatric crisis ROCKFORD – Rosecrance has received a $1.5 million grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to fund a groundbreaking program to meet the needs of area residents who … Continue reading

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 raises more than $100,000 to help create collegiate recovery residence

Eleven great chefs and a local independent grocer teamed up with The Rosecrance Foundation Chicago Board for a chef’s tasting Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, that raised more than $100,000 to serve area college students in recovery. About 240 people attended … 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