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

Rosecrance Foundation Benefit raises record funds to help clients who need financial aid

ROCKFORD – The Rosecrance Foundation has raised a record $575,000 through the annual Benefit, held  April 28 at Giovanni’s and headlined by the country-pop-classic trio, The Texas Tenors. The sold-out event also featured presentation of The Castle Award, Rosecrance’s pinnacle … Continue reading

Work Begins on New Rosecrance Ware Center

Rosecrance was featured on WIFR Monday, April 21. The report highlighted the new Rosecrance Ware Center. Watch the video and read the article here.

Rosecrance gives testimony at Illinois House Task Force on Heroin hearing

Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer Thomas C. Wright was among the treatment professionals who testified before a newly formed 39-member Illinois House Bipartisan Task Force on Heroin, which has convened hearings in Northern Illinois to better understand the problem and the … Continue reading

Rosecrance launches regular workshop series to help families develop better parenting skills

Free “Parent Cafe” to be offered monthly at Rosecrance Berry Campus ROCKFORD — Rosecrance’s Parent Café takes a humorous look at parenting  and a serious look at discipline. Workshops are offered on the last Monday of the month beginning on … Continue reading

Experiential therapies provide new options to substance abuse treatment programs

When a substance abuser seeks help, it’s likely that he or she will fully expect to be part of one-on-one talks, group discussions and other routes of traditional treatment. But tending to the growth of a plant or creating a … Continue reading