February is Therapeutic Recreation Month at Rosecrance. Along with improving quality of life, therapeutic recreation also has many other benefits: 1. To promote and enhance quality of life 2. To offer activities that are meaningful to each client 3. To enhance or maintain cognitive abilities 4. To enhance or maintain physical abilities 5. To promote … Continued
The January edition of the Rosecrance enewsletter is now available. This month, we’re highlighting our progress in integrating behavioral healthcare with primary healthcare through a groundbreaking partnership with Crusader Community Health. The newsletter also includes information on giving to Rosecrance, upcoming trainings, news and more! Click here to read the newsletter. Click here to subscribe … Continued
Rosecrance has opened a new satellite office in Oak Park, in conjunction with Oak Park Township. The office is one of six Rosecrance offices in Chicagoland that provide free, confidential consultations and assessments for anyone struggling with substance abuse. For more information, or to make a referral, please call 815.387.5615.
Rosecrance’s partnership with Crusader Community Health was featured in the Rockford Register Star. Partnership focuses on serving whole person Download this news release as a PDF A new partnership between Rosecrance and Crusader Community Health signals important progress toward integrating behavioral health and primary health care to better serve the comprehensive needs of patients. Rosecrance … Continued
In December 2011, Facebook, SAMHSA and National Suicide Prevention Lifeline teamed up to launch a suicide prevention tool on Facebook. The new service enables Facebook users to report a suicidal comment they see posted by a friend to Facebook, using either the Report Suicidal Content link or the report links found throughout the site. The … Continued
Former members of the Janet Wattles Foundation board were honored Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at a gathering at the University Club of Rockford. Pictured, from left: Janet Beger, Rodney Link, Gwyn Gulley, Jeff Nielsen, Jean Beranek, Patricia Black, David Hagney and Richard Berman. Not pictured are Thomas Dudgeon, George Picha and financial adviser David Klintworth. … Continued
The Rockford Register Star‘s Greg Stanley wrote today about a partnership between Rosecrance and Winnebago County State’s Attorney Joe Bruscato in the South Beloit School District. In South Beloit, Stanley writes, the number of students from low-income families reached a new high 63 percent of the student body in 2011 — up from 45 percent … Continued
The Lancet, a leading world medical journal, has released a three-part series examining addiction from a global perspective. The series’ authors, Louisa Degenhardt and Wayne Hall, estimate that 200 million people worldwide use illicit drugs each year. Their first paper is the series examines the adverse health effects of dependence on different drugs, and compare … Continued
Rosecrance is co-sponsoring the clinician’s conference “Freud Meets Buddha: Mindfulness As a Therapeutic Tool for Healing Trauma” from March 8-10 in Chicago. Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer Dr. Thomas Wright will be speaking at the conference. His session, titled, “Non-Suicidal Self Injury (Cutters) in Substance Abuse Treatment,” is scheduled on Friday, March 9, at 3:45. The … Continued
Rosecrance’s James Nachampassack was featured in the Rockford Register Star‘s daily “Get to Know Me” feature. Nachampassack, who works at the Berry Campus, is a Rockford native. He is a specialist with the United States Army Reserve, coaches youth basketball at the YMCA and wants to become a registered nurse. Read more about James here.