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

Wisconsin State Journal reports on Rosecrance’s TMS therapy

A story in the Wisconsin State Journal spotlights the arrival on Monday, Jan 7, of transcranial magnetic stimulation (or TMS) therapy in Madison, courtesy of a joint venture by Rosecrance and Connections Counseling. “A new brain stimulation therapy for depression is coming to Madison this  week. Transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS, uses a magnetic coil positioned … Continued

Rosecrance School makes education a vital part of substance abuse treatment

Note: This article appears in the Winter 2013 edition of Reach. To download a PDF version of the story, click here. They’re not just students; they’re also clients at Rosecrance’s Griffin Williamson Campus, a Rockford treatment facility for young people dealing with substance abuse. And, as part of their treatment, they attend school four hours … Continued

Rosecrance part of planned school-based health clinic

  Rosecrance VP for Mental Health Services Mary Ann Abate joined officials from the Rockford School District and Crusader Community Health Thursday in announcing the receipt of a federal grant to offer school-based services for students needing medical, behavioral health, vision and dental care.“Rosecrance is extremely excited to collaborate with District 205 and Crusader to offer … Continued

Rosecrance veterans exhibit work in Crystal Lake art show

Veterans in the Rosecrance substance abuse program were among the artists whose work was exhibited in the Community Partners-Mental Health Awareness for All Annual Art Exhibit at the Lakeside Legacy Foundation’s Sage Gallery Arts Park in Crystal Lake, Illinois. Here’s the Rosecrance Artists’ Statement: “Rosecrance provides help, hope and recovery to children, youth, adults and families.  … Continued

Register Star editorial talks about need for mental illness awareness

The editorial in the Thursday, Oct. 11, edition of the Rockford Register Star is titled “Our View: Mental Illness ‘does not discriminate’,” and keys off recent events in the news — the closing of Singer Mental Health Center, Jesse Jackson Jr.’s bipolar diagnosis — to stress that the focus on mental illness must go beyond … Continued

FDA warns consumers about counterfeit version of Adderall

Tablets purchased on the Internet contain wrong active ingredients Read this new release on The Food and Drug Administration’s website. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers and health care professionals about a counterfeit version of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries’ Adderall 30 milligram tablets that is being purchased on the Internet. Adderall, which is … Continued

In the news: Youth recovery court starts in Winnebago County

WREX-13 published an article over the weekend about a Rosecrance-affiliated recovery court for juvenile offenders with mental health or substance abuse issues. The court system is designed to provide an alternative to jail and is presided by Judge Janet Holmgren, presiding judge of the Juvenile and Specialty Courts Division of the 17th Judicial Circuit Court. … Continued

TMS therapy featured on Dr. Oz

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS), the first and only non-invasive treatment for depression approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), was featured Wednesday, March 14, on the Dr. Oz program. TMS is a non-medicinal treatment for major depressive disorder. It is managed by board-certified physicians and features no systemic side effects, such as weight gain … Continued