Rosecrance’s Megan Cox wins Frank Ware Award of Excellence

Megan Cox, a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor at Rosecrance, was the winner of the Frank Ware Award of Excellence at the United Way Luncheon, which was held Tuesday, April 23, at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center in Rockford. Megan, who has worked at Rosecrance for more than seven years, provides assessment services and crisis intervention … Continued

May 7 workshop helps families deal with substance abuse

Rosecrance invites you to “What Can I Say to Convince Them to Quit?: Why Families Wait to Intervene on a Substance Abuser,” a workshop that will be held May 7 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Oak Park Township Senior Services, 130 S. Oak Park Ave., Oak Park, IL. The workshop will be hosted by … Continued

Listen to Rosecrance experts talk about heroin in the suburbs

On Sunday, April 14, Pat Spangler and Chris Yadron of Rosecrance talked about “The Suburban Heroin Epidemic”  with Susan Wieneck on “MIX Matters,” a public affairs show that airs on Chicago’s 101.9 FM the MIX. . Click on this link, then click on the top entry (Podcast 4/15/13) on the WTMX page. A new window … Continued

Save the Date: Rosecrance Flower Day is May 9

Rosecrance’s 2013 Flower Day will be held Thursday, May 9, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., at Gensler Gardens’ two locations: 8631 11th St. in New Milford and 102 Orth Road in Loves Park. (For directions and maps, click on the addresses.) Visitors will be able to choose from the entire greenhouse selection of annuals and … Continued

Rosecrance’s Christine Nicholson to lecture at Anderson Gardens

Christine Nicholson, Supervisor of Experiential Therapies at Rosecrance, will present “Practical Uses of Japanese Gardens for Therapeutic and School Settings” Thursday, May 16, at the Anderson Japanese Gardens Visitors Center in Rockford. Nicholson’s presentation will provide a brief history of adolescent horticulture therapies at Rosecrance and how they have evolved.  Participants will be introduced to … Continued

Video: Benefit performers speak with Rosecrance students

Broadway veterans J. Mark McVey and Christy Tarr-McVey performed April 15, 2013, at the annual Rosecrance Foundation Benefit. Earlier that day, they spoke with students at Rosecrance’s Griffin Williamson Campus about overcoming addiction.

Rosecrance employees play dodgeball to help kids

Rosecrance’s Dodge Ball team participated in “I Dodged a Ball for a Kid in 2013,” a fundraiser held April 6 at Rockford’s Jefferson High School. Proceeds from the tournament and silent auction will be used to expand Children’s Safe Harbor’s visitation exchange services and development of a supervised visitation program. Children’s Safe Harbor, which is located inside Patriots’ Gateway … Continued

Rosecrance’s Lynne Vass talks about benefit on WREX

Here’s a clip from Wednesday’s WREX morning show featuring Lynne Vass, Senior Vice President of Development at Rosecrance, discussing the upcoming Rosecrance Foundation Benefit, which will be held Monday, April 15, at Giovanni’s in Rockford. – Rockford’s News Leader For more information or to buy tickets to the benefit, click here.