How Men and Women Process Drug Treatment Differently

Every journey in recovery is unique. Some people will require inpatient (residential) treatment programs, while others need an intensive outpatient program, as they’re able to continue with daily activities. Some people will relapse while others won’t, and some need more support than others. While the individual journey is different for everyone, studies show that gender … Continued

Justice Kathryn Zenoff receives IABH Lawrence Goodman Friend of the Field Award

Illinois Appellate Judge Kathryn Zenoff received the 2019 Lawrence Goodman Friend of the Field Award from the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health. The award was named after Larry Goodman, a philanthropist who was deeply committed to funding addiction prevention programs. The award was created in 2004 to recognize “friends of the field,” those individuals who … Continued

Vaping and Other Drugs: 5 Lies Teens Tell Each Other

A new generation of teens is hooked on nicotine. More and more teens are using e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, the most popular form of nicotine inhalation among adolescents today. In an average 12th grade class, 16.2% will have used a vaping device in the past month. And its widespread use is largely due to … Continued

When You’re in Recovery but Your Spouse Isn’t

Your recovery is a major part of your life path. You hope your spouse can join you on this journey — but relationships may become complicated when your spouse’s journey doesn’t look the same. So what can you do when you’re in recovery but your spouse isn’t? The impact of recovery on a spouse When … Continued

12 Steps to Sobriety…And the 12 After That

When you begin your journey to recovery, you have a lot of questions about the road ahead. You may have heard that 12-Step programs are an effective tool for many struggling with addiction. But could this really be the right path for you? And what happens after the 12 Steps are through? What Are the … Continued

Miss Illinois visits Rosecrance clients for Red Ribbon Week

Miss Illinois, Ariel Beverly, recently visited Rosecrance for Red Ribbon Week ® to speak with clients and tour the Griffin Williamson Campus in Rockford.  Beverly discussed her experiences with topics such as self-esteem, potential dangers of social media, and overcoming personal obstacles and struggles. “Every single problem that you’ve faced is developing who you are,” … Continued

Rosecrance Jackson Centers and Keystone Treatment Center cohost Opioid Epidemic Summit for Professionals and Community

Rosecrance Jackson Centers cohosted an Opioid Epidemic Summit with Keystone Treatment Center on Friday, October 25, 2019 at Stoney Creek Convention Center in Sioux City, IA from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. “The Opioid Epidemic – What Does It Really Mean? A Summit for Professionals & Our Community” featured keynote addresses and a panel discussion … Continued

Rosecrance Recognized as the Healthiest Illinois’ Employer

Rosecrance was recently recognized as Illinois’ Healthiest Employer at an awards program presented by Springbuk®, Crain’s Chicago Business and Cigna. Rosecrance won the Illinois’ healthiest employer award for an organization with 500-1,499 employees. The winning organizations were acknowledged for their commitment to employee health and exceptional corporate wellness programming. “At Rosecrance we strive to create … Continued

Rosecrance Health Network announces National Search for Regional President

Rosecrance Health Network has announced the launch of a national search for the position of Regional President, Rosecrance Jackson Centers. The search process, which has just begun, will evaluate qualified candidates from across the country who demonstrate strong leadership and experience in the field of residential and outpatient addiction treatment management. Current regional president, Kermit … Continued

Rosecrance hosts successful fifth Launch to Life Chicago Benefit

When someone has cancer, friends and coworkers often rally behind them with awareness walks and care packages. When someone has a stroke or surgery, family members typically step in to make dinner casseroles and drive them to follow up appointments. Unfortunately, that built in support is not always the case for individuals and families experiencing … Continued