Rosecrance to provide outpatient services in Des Plaines

Continuing the tradition established by The Advocate Addiction Treatment Program, beginning December 4, 2017 Rosecrance will offer outpatient substance abuse treatment and mental health counseling in Des Plaines, Illinois. This seamless transition from Advocate to Rosecrance will afford the community an uninterrupted provision of outpatient substance abuse and mental health services delivered by Rosecrance, a … Continued

Recovery stories celebrated at annual Rosecrance Ware Center event

    Everyone has a story to share. That opening statement from Annie Fridh, administrator of the Rosecrance Ware Center, set the tone for Recovery Fest, held May 18 at the facility. “That’s the best part about today for me, is that we get to hear your stories,” Fridh told the crowd. “When we talk about the … Continued

Heroin training emphasizes community response to escalating problem

Over 100 school social workers, probation officers, firefighters and paramedics from about 50 organizations attended Rosecrance’s “The New Heroin Epidemic” training March 22 in Naperville. Training specialist Melissa “MJ” Jendusa kicked off the full-day event by discussing signs and symptoms of heroin addiction, how the abuse of heroin causes the brain’s chemistry to change, and … Continued

Stanley Cup winner Brent Sopel talks hockey, recovery at Rosecrance

Former Chicago Blackhawks player and Stanley Cup winner Brent Sopel shared his hopeful story of recovery from alcohol addiction as part of a Rosecrance outreach event March 22 at Carnivale in Chicago. Sopel sought treatment for his substance use last summer and has volunteered his time to speak to clients at Rosecrance Lakeview, a recovery … Continued

Rosecrance sites in Central Illinois earn Joint Commission approval

CHAMPAIGN – Rosecrance’s locations in the Central Illinois area are now accredited by The Joint Commission after a successful survey visit in February. The survey covered more than 300 behavioral health care standards and encompassed the majority of programs and services at six sites. The surveyor reviewed policies, standard operating procedures, walk-throughs, data, inspection reports, … Continued

Rosecrance launches new addiction treatment program for adolescents

Rosecrance hosted a busy open house Feb. 22 for its new intensive outpatient program (IOP) treating adolescents for substance use disorders. The event attracted a steady stream of community members and representatives from local nonprofit agencies, government entities and the judicial system. Existing space at the 1801 Fox Drive location was remodeled for the new … Continued

Community Foundation grant funds mental health prevention work in schools

Rosecrance program re-started January 1, 2017, for students and families A Rosecrance program that expands access to behavioral health services in schools continues this year thanks to a grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. The $40,000 grant from the Dr. Louis & Violet Rubin Fund supports the Open Access Child and Family Counseling … Continued

David Gomel named president of Rosecrance, Inc.

Philip Eaton, president/CEO of Rosecrance Health Network, to manage growth and development opportunities Rosecrance announced today that effective immediately, David Gomel, Ph.D., has been named president of Rosecrance, Inc. Rosecrance, Inc. is a subsidiary of Rosecrance Health Network. Dave Gomel began working for Rosecrance in 1993 as a counselor in adult substance abuse treatment. He … Continued

Rosecrance hires new director of nursing

Rosecrance has hired a new director of nursing with experience in the states and abroad. Allison Pale, who joined the staff this month, has been a registered nurse for 16 years, with 14 of those years spent as a family nurse practitioner. She comes to Rockford from her most recent role as director of nursing … Continued

New outpatient addiction treatment programs available in Chicago suburbs

Rosecrance has launched intensive outpatient addiction treatment programs (IOPs) for adults of all ages at its offices in Northbrook, Frankfort and La Grange. IOPs allow people to focus on their recovery skills while staying in their home environments. Clients participate in treatment nine hours a week using an evidence-based curriculum that includes individual and family … Continued