Video: Rosecrance unveils two more Chicagoland PSAs

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, are a follow-up to previous PSAs that ran on WGN and CLTV in Chicago. Viewers in the Rockford market also may be … Continued

Rosecrance announces staff achievements, promotions

Chief Medical Officer appointed to national ethics panel Download this news release as a PDF ROCKFORD – Dr. Thomas Wright, chief medical officer for Rosecrance Health Network, has been asked to join a newly established national advisory board on medical ethics. The goal of Editorial Advisory Board of the Physicians Index for Ethics in Medicine … Continued

Tickets now available for 2012 Rosecrance Foundation Benefit

2012 Rosecrance Foundation Benefit Description: ROCKFORD – Rock ‘n’ roll sensation Michael Cavanaugh returns to the city on April 16 to headline the annual Rosecrance Foundation Benefit, which raises funds to serve clients who need financial assistance for substance abuse and mental health treatment. The theme for the 2012 event is “Encore for Recovery,” marking … Continued

February edition of the Rosecrance enewsletter available

The February edition of the Rosecrance enewsletter is now available. This month, we’re highlighting the impact the Rosecrance Experiential Therapies Department has on people in substance abuse recovery. The newsletter also includes information on giving to Rosecrance, upcoming trainings, news and more! Click here to read the newsletter. Click here to subscribe by email.

Vets project highlights role of Rosecrance experiential therapies program

February marked the inauguration of Therapeutic Recreation Month, a national campaign that highlights how therapeutic recreational therapy can improve quality of life, increase independence and promote health and wellness for people in recovery. Rosecrance embraces these concepts as part of a nationally recognized experiential therapies program at both the adult and adolescent substance abuse campuses. … Continued

Rosecrance responds to Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn’s budget address

In his Feb. 22 budget address, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced plans to close Rockford’s Singer Mental Health Center. He did not indicate where residents would be relocated. Rosecrance Health Network President/CEO Philip W.Eaton has issued a response: We understand the closing of Singer, and it appears to make sense considering the critical financial condition … Continued

Study: Alcohol in movies may lead to underage drinking

The journal BMJ Open reports that watching movies that feature alcohol consumption doubles the likelihood that teens will start drinking alcohol. According to DrugFree.org: The two-year study of more than 6,500 American kids, ages 10 to 14, also found that teens who are exposed to alcohol-fueled movies are more likely to progress to binge drinking … Continued