Mental health rally promotes better access to care

Mental Illness Awareness Week activities kicked off Monday, Oct. 3, with the annual Rally for Mental Health Care in downtown Rockford. The rally took place outside the Winnebago County Justice Center and attracted dozens of supporters with signs that carried … Continue reading

Wisconsin hosts unique addiction prevention exhibits

Rosecrance partners Your Choice to Live recently introduced a new exhibit titled “Wake Up Call,” a life-size replica of a teen’s bedroom with 40 red flags that can signal drug or alcohol use. U.S. Senator Ron Johnson and Wisconsin Attorney … Continue reading

The Honorable Patrick J. Kennedy answers questions about the state of behavioral health

Congressman Patrick J. Kennedy will headline the 2016 Rosecrance Chicago Benefit, a luncheon which takes place Oct. 19 at the JW Marriott in Chicago. Proceeds from the event will support young adults in recovery at Rosecrance Lakeview. Kennedy, a pioneer … Continue reading

Rosecrance earns recognition for work with young adults

Addiction Professional recently honored Rosecrance’s young adult substance abuse treatment services with a 2016 Outstanding Clinical Care Award. The awards honor clinical programs that effectively deliver addiction treatment to underserved or challenging populations. The other winners were the University of … Continue reading

Training helps people respond to mental health emergencies

If someone is having a panic attack, do you know how to help? Can you recognize the signs of depression, anxiety or a substance use disorder in a friend or family member? Rosecrance continues to help the public better understand … Continue reading

Freeport Community Foundation Supports Rosecrance Fitness Center

Dick and Marianne Drogosz, as well as Daniel Schmitt, Executive Director of the Freeport Community Foundation, enjoyed a visit September 1 to the Rosecrance Griffin Williamson Campus to see the fitness center, which will benefit from a generous donation from … Continue reading

Fire helmet sculpture finds home on Florian unit

The important work of the Rosecrance Florian Program has been immortalized in a sculpture meant to represent the courage and dedication of men and women in the fire service. Colorado-based sculptor Austin Weishel created the bronze fire helmet for Florian, … Continue reading

Recovery living the focus of newly opened Rosecrance Lakeview

Rosecrance Lakeview, a unique combination of counseling center and living space that specializes in helping young adults in recovery for substance abuse, is open for business and now accepting referrals. The new site is located at 3701 N. Ashland Ave., … Continue reading

Rosecrance plans national fire service event

Broadening the conversation about behavioral health in the fire service is the goal of a new three-day event taking place in September. The 2016 Rosecrance Florian Symposium will bring together clinical experts and men and women of all ranks from … Continue reading

Rosecrance Wellness Groups help empower young clients

Wearing homemade lab coats, the children at Rosecrance Berry Campus used different tactics to create pulleys with spools, yarn and tape. In one exercise, they had to raise and lower a rock with their creative contraptions. In another, they had … Continue reading