American Psychiatric Association honors Dr. Raymond Garcia

Rosecrance Harrison Campus Medical Director Dr. Raymond Garcia was honored by the American Psychiatric Association for his work in the classroom. Dr. Garcia received a 2020 Nancy C.A. Roeske, M.D., Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Medical Education to celebrate two-plus decades on the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford faculty. He joined Rosecrance … Continued

Annie Fridh, PsyD, named Regional President of Rosecrance Jackson Centers

Following a months-long national search, Rosecrance has appointed Annie Fridh, PsyD., as the new leader of Rosecrance Jackson Centers, serving the Siouxland area. With more than 25 years of experience and leadership in behavioral healthcare, Dr. Fridh currently serves as the Vice President of Operations at Rosecrance Jackson Centers and was previously the Rosecrance Administrator … Continued

I Hate My Life: What’s the Correct Response to These Words?

Many people have hit a point of feeling overwhelmed with the pressures of daily life. For some, this feeling can pass with time. But for people dealing with major depression, the situation can easily feel hopeless or out of control. If your loved one struggles with depression, you want to do what you can to … Continued

Anxiety Disorders: Why You Can’t Calm Down

Anxiety disorder is the most common mental health disorder in the US today. If you suffer from an anxiety disorder, it may be difficult to “calm down” in stressful situations. And if this happens to you far too often, you are not alone. There is help for people suffering from an anxiety disorder that interferes … Continued

Mental Health and the Military Family: How to Provide Support

If you’re a family member of military personnel, you’re probably used to seeing them take care of their physical health. So when a mental health disorder comes to light, it can be surprising.  It may also be tough for an active duty member or veteran to admit they need help. So how can you provide … Continued

Finding Hope for Families of Teens Who Struggle with Substance Abuse

For your teen’s entire life, you’ve done your best to protect them from harm. So when a teen struggles with substance abuse, it can leave you and your family feeling overwhelmed and unprepared.  You may feel guilty for “allowing” things to reach this point, or failing to notice changes in your teen’s behavior. You may … Continued

Rosecrance receives grants from Try-Beta Club and John M. Drogosz Memorial Fund

Rosecrance recently received grants from the Try-Beta Club and the John M. Drogosz Memorial Fund of the Freeport Community Foundation to support the renovation of a therapeutic ropes course for adolescent clients in residential treatment. The therapeutic ropes course aligns with Rosecrance’s overall treatment strategy, which focuses on caring for the whole person rather than … Continued

7 Signs Your Loved One Is Hiding a Heroin Addiction

It’s scary to think that your spouse, friend, teen or loved one of any kind could be hiding a problem with drugs. It’s even worse when you’re not sure where to turn for help. If you believe your loved one may be hiding a substance abuse problem, Rosecrance is here to help. Talk to them, … Continued