Summer can be a risky time for teenagers, as idle hours too often intersect with opportinity for substance abuse. Obligations such as homework and athletic schedules give way to leisure time. It’s easy – and common – for teens to fill that void with drugs or alcohol. Even parents who recognize the problem can be … Continued
Tickets are available for the “Let Go, Let’s Golf” Rosecrance Golf Outing for Recovery on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011. Sign in begins at 1 p.m. and shotgun start begins at 2 p.m. at Swan Hills Golf Course, 2600 Gustafson Road, Belvidere, IL 61008. This event includes 18 holes of golf, a golf cart and a … Continued
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Rosecrance Health Network is sponsoring “The Art of Healing” art show at Barnes & Noble Booksellers at CherryVale Mall in Cherry Valley, IL. Works of artists who are in recovery from mental illness and/or substance abuse will be featured in the show. There will be a special section in the store for children’s art. The … Continued
National Therapeutic Recreation Week, which was established by the National Therapeutic Recreation Society, has been celebrated during the second week of July every year since 1984. To celebrate, staff and patients at the Rosecrance Harrison Campus this year played “Minute to Win It.” If you haven’t seen the show, here’s what it’s all about: Everyday … Continued
The Stars of Light Theatre Troupe from Janet Wattles Center received the Group Volunteer of the Year Award from the United Way of Rock River Valley at a ceremony Monday, June 27, at Klehm Arboretum. For more than16 years, the troupe has presented more than 200 shows in which they educate audience about mental illness … Continued