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

David Gomel named president of Rosecrance, Inc.

Philip Eaton, president/CEO of Rosecrance Health Network, to manage growth and development opportunities Rosecrance announced today that effective immediately, David Gomel, Ph.D., has been named president of Rosecrance, Inc. Rosecrance, Inc. is a subsidiary of Rosecrance Health Network. Dave Gomel … Continue reading

Rosecrance hires new director of nursing

Rosecrance has hired a new director of nursing with experience in the states and abroad. Allison Pale, who joined the staff this month, has been a registered nurse for 16 years, with 14 of those years spent as a family … Continue reading

New outpatient addiction treatment programs available in Chicago suburbs

Rosecrance has launched intensive outpatient addiction treatment programs (IOPs) for adults of all ages at its offices in Northbrook, Frankfort and La Grange. IOPs allow people to focus on their recovery skills while staying in their home environments. Clients participate … Continue reading

Semi-annual event spotlights Rosecrance medical staff

    Rosecrance doctors and nurses gathered this month to celebrate the holidays and hear a bit of business during the semi-annual medical staff meeting. The Dec. 8 get-together drew medical staff from Rosecrance locations across the region to discuss … Continue reading

Faces of Rosecrance: Alexandra Lekas

Alexandra is an addiction counselor with Rosecrance and has been here a little over a year. She had a close family member that went through the inpatient recovery program at Rosecrance Harrison Campus, who is still sober to this day. … Continue reading

Addiction takes spotlight in landmark Surgeon General report

Addiction takes the spotlight in a landmark new report released today by Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy. It’s the first time such a report has been dedicated to substance misuse and related disorders by a U.S. surgeon general. The report’s … Continue reading

Addiction treatment advocate headlines Rosecrance Forum

With addiction and drugs like heroin grabbing headlines every day, the substance abuse treatment community is adapting to the growing need for services while navigating a number of challenges, from health care reform to a renewed focus on treatment outcomes. … Continue reading

Halloween fun part of treatment experience

Spooky tours through the woods organized by Rosecrance staff this week are a fun way to help clients celebrate Halloween while they’re still in treatment. The “haunted woods” experience started about 10 years ago and has morphed into an elaborate … Continue reading