Rosecrance celebrates recent zoning approval in Lakeview with neighbors and friends

Rosecrance staff gathered with Lakeview community members and other friends at Zia’s Lago Vista Nov. 12, 2015, to celebrate the recent zoning approval of Rosecrance Lakeview, a drug-and-alcohol-free recovery residence for young adults that will open in 2016. The event … Continue reading

Rosecrance alumni delve deeper into the 12 Steps

People in recovery from substance use often form close bonds over their shared struggles, but for outsiders, their healing process can seem a bit foreign. There’s talk of 12 Steps, Dr. Bob and Bill W., the “big book” and anonymous … Continue reading

Clients and staff gather to honor Veterans Day

Michael Oldenburg tried to capture why saying “thank you for your service” can be confusing to veterans on Veterans Day. “All’s we did was our job,” said Oldenburg, a Rosecrance transition specialist. He said it’s the thought behind that sentiment … Continue reading

Second Rosecrance Forum highlights young adults and the ‘Peter Pan’ effect

There’s a limit to the notion of not wanting to grow up, much to the dismay of Peter Pan. More young men and young women today are struggling to achieve age-appropriate milestones, which gets them labeled as “failure to launch.” … Continue reading

Local media report on Rosecrance Mulberry Center’s reduced hours

Several local media outlets have reported on the cuts to hours in triage services by more than half at the Rosecrance Mulberry Center. The triage program will no longer operate around the clock, effective Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, because the state has zeroed … Continue reading

Rosecrance to trim crisis center hours due to state cut of post-Singer funding

Rosecrance CEO Eaton calls it a “step backward” for mental health care ROCKFORD — The Rosecrance Mulberry Center, which serves people in the throes of mental health crises, will cut hours in triage services by more than half effective Monday, … Continue reading

Miss Wisconsin Rosalie Smith visits Rosecrance

Rosalie Smith didn’t grow up in the pageant circuit, but a chance to educate others about addiction and acceptance drew her to the stage. Smith won the title of Miss Wisconsin this past summer after competing as Miss New Berlin. … Continue reading

Justice Kathryn Zenoff receives Frank Ware Award

Illinois Appellate Judge Kathryn Zenoff received the 2015 Frank Ware Award of Excellence from United Way of Rock River Valley. The award recognizes a person who exemplifies a high level of excellence in service to others, human service advocacy and … Continue reading

‘Game On’ event speaks to student athletes and behavioral health

Coaching school sports is not just about the plays, the practices and the wins. It’s also about really listening to and getting to know your student athletes. Mike Stine leads by that example as head football coach at Naperville Central … Continue reading

First Rosecrance Chicago Benefit raises $250K for new young adult facility

Former NBA player Chris Herren delivered a powerful message about addiction and recovery on Oct. 7 as part of Rosecrance’s first-ever Chicago benefit fundraiser. The inaugural event at the Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel raised more than $250,000 for Rosecrance Lakeview, … Continue reading