Rosecrance alters adolescent treatment schedule in response to sleep data

Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer Dr. Thomas Wright has authored an article for the trade publication Addiction Professional. The article examines recent efforts by Rosecrance to adapt the daily schedule to the natural circadian rhythm of teenagers in treatment. From the article: In October 2010, our staff began systematically studying this issue and looking at how … Continued

In the news: Rosecrance veterans’ campaign a success

Rosecrance’s successful $1 million campaign for a new co-occurring disorders unit has received a lot of attention since it was announced Thursday. Coverage: • WIFR-23 had two stories on the campaign, which can be found here and here. • WREX-13 covered the event, too. • The Rock River Times also covered it. • The Rockford … Continued

Veterans honored at Rosecrance event

Rosecrance staff members and adult patients in treatment observed Veterans Day with a ceremony at the Harrison Adult Treatment Center. The event featured comments by a decorated veteran of the war in Iraq who came to Rosecrance for treatment. Nick M. suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and alcoholism. The Purple Heart recipient was one of … Continued

Video: Rosecrance unveils new PSAs in Chicagoland

Rosecrance has unveiled two new public service announcements as part of a campaign in Chicagoland. One spot is 30 seconds long. The other is two minutes. The PSAs, produced by Oak Brook Productions, will run through the holiday season on WGN and CLTV in Chicago. Viewers in the Rockford market also may be able to … Continued

November edition of the Rosecrance enewsletter available

The November edition of the Rosecrance enewsletter is now available. This issue features a new screening guide from the NIAAA, information on “designer” drugs like K2, spice and bath salts, a visit from Miss Illinois and an upcoming training opportunity. Click here to read the newsletter. Click here to subscribe by email.

Toxicologist stresses dangers of new ‘designer’ drugs

About a dozen local law enforcement officers joined more than 50 Rosecrance staff on Oct. 28 for a training at the Rosecrance Harrison Campus about the dangerous “designer drug” K-2/Spice, often sold as “bath salts.” Presenter Amy Miles, a forensic toxicologist for the State of Wisconsin, stressed that there is no reliable research on the … Continued