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 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
Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer Thomas Wright, M.D., reflected on the death and legacy of actor Robin Williams in a guest column published Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in the Rockford Register Star. For some reason, the death of actor Robin Williams by suicide hit harder than similar stories about other super celebrities who die too soon from … Continued
Anne Fridh, Administrator of Rosecrance Ware Center, speaks about mental health in an article written by Melissa Westphal from the Rockford Register Star. In 2011, the most recent year for which data are available, 39,518 suicides were reported in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention … Continued
Dr. Thomas Wright, Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer, was featured May 29 on The Daily Buzz discussing a new study by Rosecrance that found teenagers think that legalization will cause more teens to try marijuana and move on to other drugs more quickly. He also discussed what parents can do to make sure their teens are making the right … Continued
David Gomel, Rosecrance Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, spoke on how to effectively speak to teens about alcohol and drugs in an article published by the Wicked Local Chatham May 16. “It needs to be a conversation, not an edict. When it comes to parenting style, the most effective is authoritative – high on … Continued
Rosecrance’s new Ware Center was featured on WIFR May 12, 2014. Watch the interview with Rosecrance President/CEO Phil Eaton here.
Rosecrance was featured on WIFR Monday, April 21. The report highlighted the new Rosecrance Ware Center. Watch the video and read the article here.
Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer Thomas Wright, MD, traveled to Washington, D.C., on March 13, 2014, to meet with various national media outlets to discuss concerns over marijuana legalization and how it may impact teen substance use. Also, he addressed the rising national crisis of heroin use. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder declared heroin use an … Continued
Dr. Thomas Wright spoke on WGN’s Midday news segment, giving tips to parents on how to talk to your teen about marijuana, alcohol, and heroin abuse. Click here to access the resources for parents mentioned in the interview.