Rosecrance’s Gomel named among 2018 People You Should Know

Dave Gomel, President of Rosecrance, Inc., was named one of the 2018 People You Should Know by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce. Gomel is one of 20 people who will be recognized during a special reception Thursday, Nov. 1, at the Tebala Event Center. People You Should Know started in 2011, and the program has … Continued

Miss Illinois and Miss Wisconsin visit Rosecrance clients for Red Ribbon Week

Miss Illinois, Grace Khachaturian, and Miss Wisconsin, Tianna Vanderhei, recently visited Rockford for Red Ribbon Week, where they toured the Rosecrance Griffin Williamson campus and met with Rosecrance clients. The Red Ribbon Campaign® is the oldest and largest drug prevention program in the nation reaching millions of young people during Red Ribbon Week®, October 23-October … Continued

Rosecrance to cohost ‘The Truth about Vaping’ training for parents

Rosecrance Health Network will cohost ‘The Truth about Vaping’ training for parents on November 6, 2018 at the Lyons Township High School (South Campus in the Performing Arts Center) beginning at 7:00pm. Led by Rosecrance, the Parent Community Network, and The Coalition for Drug Free Lyons Township, the presentation is a parent’s guide to the … Continued

Rosecrance to host initiative for raising Resilient and Drug-Free Kids

Rosecrance Health Network to host its substance abuse prevention initiative: It’s more than ‘just say no’: Raising Resilient and Drug-Free Kids on November 7, 2018 at Monroe Middle School in Wheaton, IL, from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Aimed at the parents of children in 3rd through 8th grades, the presentation provides helpful and practical tips … Continued

Rosecrance Medical Officer presents at Clinical Aspects of Medical Psychiatry Conference

Rosecrance Medical Officer, Dr. Tom Wright, MD, will present at the 21st annual Clinical Aspects of Medical Psychiatry Conference on Thursday, October 18 at the Forest Hills Country Club in Rockford, IL, from 8:15-9:15 am. The full-day conference is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, psychologists, teachers, and behavioral health professionals who are interested in … Continued

Rosecrance hosts its third annual Rosecrance Florian Symposium

In partnership with several North Carolina organizations, Rosecrance will host its third annual Rosecrance Florian Symposium on Monday, October 15 and Tuesday, October 16, at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Symposium is a two-day training for first responders, military personnel, veterans, clinicians, employee assistance providers, and chaplains that provides education, insight … Continued

Rosecrance introduces clients to Equine Therapy Program

This summer Rosecrance began introducing clients to the Equine Therapy Program at Bravehearts, a program that provides equine-assisted activities and therapies with teams of expert staff, dedicated volunteers and therapy horses at multiple safe and caring facilities.  Equine therapy is a treatment that includes equine activities to promote emotional growth and well-being. During transport there, … Continued

Treatment works! The recipe to recovery and storytelling as medicine

By Dr. Tom Wright, MD, Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer When I was training to be a child psychiatrist many years ago, I had a mentor who was one of the most well-known and beloved child psychiatrists in Illinois:  Jay Hirsch, MD. Jay had many sayings, quotes, and “clinical pearls” … Continued