Judges call Abate ‘dedicated,’ ‘tireless,’ ‘creative’ Download this news release as a PDF ROCKFORD – Mary Ann Abate, vice president and chief operating officer for mental health services for Rosecrance Health Network, was named “Woman of the Year” for 2012 by Rockford Woman magazine for her outstanding work in the mental health field. In selecting … Continued
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
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
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.
Pam Maher (from left), Carol Bennett, Mary Ann Abate, Kris Kieper and Christina Gloria pose for a photo after Abate was named Rockford Woman magazine’s Woman of the Year on Feb. 23 at a ceremony at Franchesco’s Ristorante in Rockford. Mary Ann Abate, Vice President/Chief Operating Officer of Rosecrance’s Mental Health Division, has been named … Continued
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
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
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
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