Rosecrance Board Member John Cook will get Castle Award at Foundation Benefit on April 25

Redux Jazz Orchestra to entertain; alumni will tell recovery stories Esteemed Rockford landscape architect John Cook will be honored with the Castle Award at the annual Rosecrance Foundation Benefit  on Monday, April 25, 2016, at Giovanni’s to recognize his long service and dedication to the organization. Tickets are still available for the Benefit, headlined this … Continued

Rosecrance’s Dave Gomel receives Ph.D. from Walden University in Minneapolis

David Gomel, Sr. Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Rosecrance, has been awarded a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University of Minneapolis, Minn. Gomel, who has been with Rosecrance for 20 years, oversees operations at more than 40 Rosecrance sites. His doctoral studies were focused on non-profit administration. He also holds … Continued

Clients and staff gather to honor Veterans Day

Michael Oldenburg tried to capture why saying “thank you for your service” can be confusing to veterans on Veterans Day. “All’s we did was our job,” said Oldenburg, a Rosecrance transition specialist. He said it’s the thought behind that sentiment that counts. Oldenburg shared that and details about his own time in the U.S. Army … 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

Rosecrance’s chief medical officer receives national award for clinical excellence

Dr. Thomas Wright, Chief Medical Officer at Rosecrance Health Network, was honored Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, as Addiction Professional magazine’s “Outstanding Clinician of the Year” in the physician category. The award was presented at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders in St. Louis, MO. The award honors professionals who “demonstrate exemplary and innovative clinical skills … Continued

Rosecrance offers new prevention tool aimed at teens

Rosecrance has published a new prevention education booklet aimed at teens that includes real-life feedback from young people in recovery for drug and alcohol abuse. The publication is called “Been There: Teens in Recovery Tell It Like It Is.” It’s designed in the style of a “zine,” a popular format for original artwork and text, … Continued

Rosecrance Foundation Benefit raises record funds to help clients who need financial aid

For the third straight year, The Rosecrance Foundation set an attendance record at the annual Benefit, which raises funds to help families that need financial assistance for behavioral health treatment services. Multi-platinum country quartet Lonestar headlined the event, which was held Monday, April 27, 2015, at Giovanni’s. They performed to a sold-out house of almost … Continued