In the news: Youth recovery court starts in Winnebago County

WREX-13 published an article over the weekend about a Rosecrance-affiliated recovery court for juvenile offenders with mental health or substance abuse issues. The court system is designed to provide an alternative to jail and is presided by Judge Janet Holmgren, presiding judge of the Juvenile and Specialty Courts Division of the 17th Judicial Circuit Court. … Continued

Rosecrance experts answer questions on local news forum

Four Rosecrance managers fielded almost three dozen on-the-air telephone calls from area residents over a 90-minute period April 30, 2012, on WTVO-17. Anchor Mimi Murphy interviewed Mary Ann Abate, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Mental Health Services, during the 5 p.m. news show. Murphy interviewed Joan Lodge, Director of Emergency Services at the … Continued

In the news: Rosecrance Flower Day 2012

There were several articles in the news this week about Rosecrance Flower Day 2012. WREX-13 posted a piece about the event here. Samantha Jeffrey’s writes: Shoppers raised funds for mental health and substance abuse treatment programs and services just by buying flowers on Thursday. Both Gensler Gardens locations in New Milford and Loves Park celebrated … Continued

May edition of the Rosecrance enewsletter published

The May edition of the Rosecrance electronic newsletter is now available. This month, we’re highlighting Michael Cavanaugh’s return to the Rosecrance Benefit. The newsletter also includes information on Rosecrance Flower Day, giving opportunities, upcoming trainings, news and more! Click here to read the newsletter. Click here to subscribe by email.

Rosecrance Flower Day 2012 announced

The event is set for Thursday, May 10 Rosecrance Flower Day 2012 is set from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 10, at two Gensler Gardens locations. Event locations are at 8631 11th Street in New Milford and at 102 Orth Road in Loves Park. Choose from Gensler Gardens’ entire greenhouse selection of … Continued

Former Chicago Bear Mike Richardson promotes recovery in visit with teens at Rosecrance

Super Bowl winner from 1985 team tells story of addiction and recovery Download this news release as a PDF ROCKFORD – “L.A. Mike” Richardson, a defensive back with the 1985 Super Bowl-winning Chicago Bears, brought his story of addiction and recovery to the Rosecrance Griffin Williamson Adolescent Treatment Center on Tuesday afternoon, March 27. Richardson … Continued

In the news: Former ’85 Chicago Bear Mike Richardson speaks with Rosecrance teens

The Rockford Register Star‘s Matt Trowbridge wrote in today’s newspaper about former Chicago Bear Michael Richardson’s visit with adolescent teens at Rosecrance’s adolescent Rosecrance Griffin Williamson Campus on Wednesday. Williamson spoke to teens about motivations, goals and the 12 Steps. From Trowbridge’s article: Mike Richardson, a starting cornerback on the famed 1985 Chicago Bears, partied … Continued