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Local media report on Rosecrance Mulberry Center’s reduced hours

Several local media outlets have reported on the cuts to hours in triage services by more than half at the Rosecrance Mulberry Center. The triage program will no longer operate around the clock, effective Monday, Nov. 2, 2015, because the state has zeroed out operational funds that were promised to partially fill the gap left when Singer Mental … Continued

Stairway to Heroin substance abuse series set for Oconomowoc on Sept. 29

Rosecrance was recently mentioned in Lake Country Now regarding an upcoming event “Stairway to Heroin: Playground to Pills… Prevention Begins with Parents.” The event starts at 6:30 pm September 29 at the Oconomowoc Arts Center. The window of time for childhood innocence related to alcohol and drugs is not as wide open as parents may … Continued

When Painkilling Becomes an Addiction for Athletes

Dr. Tom Wright of Rosecrance and Mike Stine of Naperville Central High School were featured in USA Today articles. A special report in USA Today High School Sports highlights the dangers young athletes face of becoming addicted to prescription painkillers after an injury. Dr. Tom Wright of Rosecrance talks about adolescents and their vulnerability to addiction. Coach … Continued

Rosecrance Healing Garden featured in Therapeutic Gardens: Design for Healing Spaces

The Rosecrance Healing Garden was recently featured in Daniel Winterbottom and Amy Wagenfeld’s new book entitled Therapeutic Gardens: Design for Healing Spaces. The book, which serves as a practical guide for combining aesthetic s and therapeutic practices, contains a two page spread that praises the efficacy of the garden’s sensory-rich plantings and water fixtures in … Continued

Integrated services a relatively new trend in Rock River Valley

ROCKFORD — Wilbur Collins suffers from depression and has heard voices in his head. He also suffers from some chronic physical ailments, such as high blood pressure. He is getting help from the Rosecrance Health Network and, thanks to Rosecrance’s partnership with Crusader Community Health, he can visit just one location to take care of his … Continued

Art Exhibit Giving Unique Teen Perspective Travels to Milwaukee During Alcohol Awareness Month

ROCKFORD – Rosecrance, a not-for-profit organization and leading national provider of substance abuse treatment for teens, adults and families, launched “In My Shoes,” an art exhibit created to help parents understand teenagers’ points of view about the pressures they face and how they are confronted with the potential to use and abuse substances. Following tour … Continued

Phil Eaton: Illinois can’t arrest, treat or bury its way out of heroin epidemic

Rosecrance President/CEO Philip Eaton was featured in the State Journal-Register this weekend. Substance-abuse treatment providers were eager to testify at hearings around Illinois last year to inform lawmakers about how we are responding to the current heroin epidemic. We joined the lineup of witnesses, including law enforcement officers speaking about the heroin distribution network and county coroners reciting … Continued