Rosecrance receives top marks for quality of care

Four leading insurance companies have recognized Rosecrance’s commitment to providing the highest level of care to clients. These distinctions are designed to help people seeking treatment find quality substance use disorder and mental health programs. Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Cigna, and Optum require healthcare providers to meet criteria focused on quality, evidence-based practices, … Continued

Rosecrance receives three local grants

Rosecrance is pleased to announce it received three grants that will support virtual programs and enhanced safety measures at treatment sites in Illinois. The Freeport Community Foundation awarded funds, as did the United Way of Rock River Valley and 815 Community Response Team (815CRT). These will support unanticipated expenses for personal protection equipment, cleaning and … Continued

Carlene Cardosi named Chief Operating Officer

Rosecrance is pleased to announce that Carlene Cardosi, LCSW, CADC, has accepted the position of Chief Operating Officer of Rosecrance, Inc., and will join the Rosecrance Health Network administrative team with responsibility for operations, strategy, and vision. Cardosi has been with Rosecrance since 2008 and has worked at both the adolescent and adult residential substance … Continued

Rosecrance offering virtual substance abuse and mental health resources

Long before the COVID-19 outbreak upended everyday life, many Americans already were struggling with substance abuse and mental health challenges. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), mental illness affected 47 million American adults, and 17 million reported having impairments from major depressive episodes in 2017-2018, in addition to three million youth … Continued

Community for support keeping Rosecrance clients safe

Rosecrance staff and clients are staying safe with the generous help of community members who have donated masks. More than 2,000 cloth masks were received by mid-April, and donations continue to arrive. These are being provided to all staff and clients at each site in order to limit the spread of COVID-19. In addition to … Continued

Rosecrance to participate in national learning opportunity

Rosecrance has been chosen to participate in a yearlong learning community focused on finding ways organizations can better encourage clients with severe mental health disorders to follow prescribed treatment plans. Funded by the National Council on Behavioral Health, the Medication Adherence Learning Community will connect 10 community-based behavioral health organizations with experts in the field … Continued

Rosecrance announces new leader for Griffin Williamson campus

ROCKFORD – Rosecrance has appointed Denita Lynde as the new Administrator of the Rosecrance Griffin Williamson (RGW) campus. At RGW, Lynde is responsible for an 80-bed treatment center for adolescents ages 12-20. Staff provide residential treatment, with programs for substance abuse and mental health treatment, as well as detoxification and partial hospitalization. RGW also includes … Continued

Kudos for #TeamRosecrance

Rosecrance social media has been buzzing the past couple weeks with kind words about staff going above and beyond during this time of crisis. The #TeamRosecrance campaign was initiated by Rosecrance Health Network to recognize outstanding employees who are truly embracing The Rosecrance Way, with staff encouraged to nominate peers who deserve recognition. Thanks to … Continued