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
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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
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
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
ROCKFORD — Those in crisis can drop by the Rosecrance Mulberry Center 24 hours a day seven days a week and find a new triage center considered a model throughout the region and beyond. The staff at 605 Mulberry St. can assess a multitude of problems, sparing patients a trip to hospital emergency rooms, and provide follow-up … Continued
There’s a room at the Rosecrance Ware Center in Rockford where patients have been going for six months to see Dr. Michael Kuna even though he’s not there. Kuna, who lives in Naperville, appears to them on a television screen. The psychiatrist for 30 years speaks to them as he would patients he sees in … Continued
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
Rosecrance Art Therapist Jennifer Thammavong spoke about the “In My Shoes” traveling art exhibit on Wisconsin Public Radio and Fox 6 News. Click here to listen to the WPR segment. Watch the Fox 6 News segment below, or click here to read the full article.
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
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