Back to School: Monitoring kids in the digital age

Not all silence is golden, particularly in the universe of social media. Teens talking via text messages and sites such as Facebook and Twitter can produce invisible interactions hidden away from parents. Parents have to break through those silent barriers so they can still be engaged in their children’s lives. Back-to-school time is the perfect … Continued

Dave Gomel, Rosecrance Sr. VP and COO, receives Distinguished Service Award from IADDA

Rosecrance Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dave Gomel has received the George Schwab Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes leaders in the field of substance abuse treatment. Gomel received the award on Sept. 4, 2014, at the Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association (IADDA) Fall Conference. The award is given in memory of George … Continued

The WGN Morning Show Meets Wes, Rosecrance alumnus

WGN Morning Show host Steve Cochran and morning news anchor Andrea Darlas interviewed Wes, a former Rosecrance patient, on Wednesday, September 10. Wes spoke about his recovery from heroin addiction and the help he received from Rosecrance. His father, Tom, also spoke about the struggles of being a father of an addict. Listen to the … Continued

Dr. Thomas Wright and Rosecrance alumnus featured on NBC News

Rosecrance’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Thomas Wright appeared on “NBC Nightly News” on Sunday, Sept. 7, as the network continued its in-depth coverage of the nation’s heroin crisis. Also featured was Rosecrance alumnus Wes, who chose to identified only by his first name. Click here to read and watch the report online, or watch the … Continued

Rosecrance to be featured on “NBC Nightly News”

Rosecrance will be featured on “NBC Nightly News” with weekend anchor Lester Holt at 5:30 p.m. CST Sunday, Sept. 7, as the network continues its in-depth coverage of the nation’s heroin crisis. A story on Saturday’s “Nightly News” also looks at the heroin issue, and that report leads into the Sunday story featuring Rosecrance. NBC … Continued