Industry Trends: News and information from Rosecrance for healthcare professionals

At Rosecrance, our mission is to help your patients/clients achieve a lasting recovery from substance abuse and mental health disorders. To that end, our Industry Trends blog provides you with interesting and regularly updated news and information to help you be more effective in helping, changing and even saving lives.


Behavioral Health for Firefighters & Paramedics with the Rosecrance Florian Program

  The new Rosecrance Florian Program offers the best opportunity for lasting recovery by incorporating occupational factors into the treatment process. The program is housed in a designated, eight-bed coed unit at the Rosecrance Harrison Campus, a modern 97-bed adult facility in Rockford, Illinois, that offers a full continuum of inpatient and outpatient services. Florian, named for … Continued

WREX reports on TMS treatment for Rockford man’s depression

Here’s a report WREX-13 aired Brian Smith, a Rockford resident whose depression was treated with Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), a treatment offered by Rosecrance affiliate Aspen Counseling & Consulting: WREX.com – Rockford’s News Leader Click here to see the story on the WREX website.

Register Star reports on TMS therapy to fight depression

In the Saturday edition of the Rockford Register Star, reporter Melissa Westphal wrote about Rockford resident Brian Smith and how he treated his depression with transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy through the Rosecrance-affiliated Aspen Counseling & Consulting. “It has helped me so much,” said Smith, now 58, this week at Rosecrance. “Last year, before the … 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

Daily Herald drug testing story includes Rosecrance mention

The June 19 online edition of the Daily Herald included a story about the Naperville School District considering possible random drug testing for some students who participate in extracurricular activities. The article included a mention of Rosecrance, which has an office in Naperville: “School board members were briefed this week on research conducted by Bob … Continued

Register Star reports on success of Rosecrance triage center

In Sunday’s Rockford Register Star, reporter Melissa Westphal wrote about the success of the triage center at the Rosecrance Ware Center. The triage center opened in Oct. 2012 to help provide mental health services in the wake of the closing of Singer Mental Health Center: ROCKFORD — People experiencing psychiatric crises are avoiding unnecessary  hospital … Continued

Mental health article includes input from Rosecrance

An article that ran in the Northwest Herald this week, “Mental health success starts with early intervention” included a focus on Rosecrance McHenry County and featured comments from its director, Chris Gleason, about the importance of early intervention in identifying mental health issues: “It is easier to work with the family to help monitor or … Continued

Hear Rosecrance’s Dr. Wright talk about addiction on WGN radio

Last week, Dr. Thomas Wright, Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs, appeared on Chicago’s “WGN Sports Night” to talk about addiction, student athletes, peer pressure and what parents can do to prevent substance abuse problems in their family. Joining Dr. Wright was Marc Anderson, a certified Mental Game Coach who … Continued