Dr. Kuna recieves 2015 National NAMI Exemplary Psychiatrist Award

Michael A. Kuna, M.D., a psychiatrist at the Rosecrance Ware Center as well as having his own practice, has received the 2015 National NAMI Exemplary Psychiatrist Award. Here is what NAMI wrote about Dr. Kuna in their monthly newsletter: NAMI’s annual … Continue reading

Telepsychiatry helps Rockford treatment center address doctor shortage

There’s a room at the Rosecrance Ware Center in Rockford where patients have been going for six months to see Dr. Michael Kuna even though he’s not there. Kuna, who lives in Naperville, appears to them on a television screen. … Continue reading

Integrated services a relatively new trend in Rock River Valley

ROCKFORD — Wilbur Collins suffers from depression and has heard voices in his head. He also suffers from some chronic physical ailments, such as high blood pressure. He is getting help from the Rosecrance Health Network and, thanks to Rosecrance’s partnership … Continue reading

Rosecrance Berry Campus hosts successful client art show

Visitors perused artwork created by clients and staff May 21 during a special art show at the Rosecrance Berry Campus. The “Our Words Matter” show was held in conjunction with Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month activities. Both Rosecrance and the … Continue reading

Hundreds attend Rockford ‘Stairway to Heroin’ event

Nearly 400 people heard from local officials and families about the devastating heroin epidemic in our community during the first “Stairway to Heroin” event held May 14 at Heartland Community Church. Rosecrance organized the presentation to shine a light on … Continue reading

Rosecrance stresses need for continued state support

Rosecrance hosted state and local officials a second time this year for a discussion about the need to continue funding local behavioral health services. The luncheon took place May 11 at the Rosecrance Ware Center in Rockford. In attendance were: … Continue reading

ARISE event hosted at the Rosecrance Griffin Williamson Campus provides intervention training

Rosecrance Griffin Williamson Campus hosted the ARISE intervention training April 29 – May 1. ARISE Director Judith Landau and Associate Director Sarah Hills taught the ARISE Intervention method. The ARISE Intervention has been extensively researched in studies funded by the … Continue reading

Rosecrance offers new prevention tool aimed at teens

Rosecrance has published a new prevention education booklet aimed at teens that includes real-life feedback from young people in recovery for drug and alcohol abuse. The publication is called “Been There: Teens in Recovery Tell It Like It Is.” It’s … Continue reading

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

For the third straight year, The Rosecrance Foundation set an attendance record at the annual Benefit, which raises funds to help families that need financial assistance for behavioral health treatment services. Multi-platinum country quartet Lonestar headlined the event, which was … Continue reading

“In My Shoes” exhibit featured on Wisconsin Public Radio and Fox 6 News

Rosecrance Art Therapist Jennifer Thammavong spoke about the “In My Shoes” traveling art exhibit on Wisconsin Public Radio and Fox 6 News. Click here to listen to the WPR segment. Watch the Fox 6 News segment below, or click here to … Continue reading