Rosecrance takes second place in Run for the Kids 5K in Chicago

The Run for the Kids 5K, presented by Ignite the Spirit and co-sponsored by Rosecrance, was held Thursday, July 18, at Soldier Field in Chicago. Rosecrance took second place at the event, with a team of runners and walkers who braved the heat to help children. Several runners from Rosecrance placed individually as well, including … Continued

Rep. Kinzinger visits Rosecrance to encourage teens in treatment

ROCKFORD – U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-16th) toured the Rosecrance adolescent treatment center Monday, July 15, and met with some of the 78 teens in treatment, commending them for seeking professional help and encouraging them to make healthy choices when they return home. “This is a time of decision for you,” he told them. “By … Continued

Substance abuse dangers increase during summer

Loose summer schedules mean kids will have less contact with parents and other adults who would notice signs and symptoms of drug use during the school year. “It’s common for substance abuse to go unnoticed in the summer months,” said Mary Roufa, manager of community services and support for Rosecrance. “Schedules get turned around. Parents … Continued

Wisconsin morning show reports on TMS Center of Madison

Wednesday’s edition of the WMTV morning show on station NBC-15 in Madison, Wis., included a segment focusing on the TMS Center of Madison and the concept of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. Dr. Thomas Wright, Chief Medical Officer/Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs of Rosecrance, and Dr. Leslie Taylor of the TMS Center of Madison discussed the uses … Continued

Attend free Rosecrance recovery workshop July 11 in Crystal Lake

At 7 p.m. Thursday, July 11, Rev. James E. Swarthout, Rosecrance Community Relations Coordinator, will host “A Path to Wholeness: Ordinary Addictions, Exceptional Recovery” in the Parish Hall of St. Mary Episcopal Church, 210 McHenry Ave., Crystal Lake, IL. The goal of this free workshop is to help attendees learn new ways to work with people struggling … Continued

Help Rosecrance Run for the Kids in Chicago on July 18

On Thursday, July 18, join Chicago firefighters and paramedics for 2013 Run for the Kids 5K, an event sponsored in part by Rosecrance. The race is held annually by Ignite the Spirit, an organization that was launched in 2003 by Chicago firefighters in response to the attacks of 9/11 and to help the families of first responders. … Continued