M.D.s on the front lines: Rosecrance provides behavioral health resources for physicians

Behavioral health concerns often present as physical symptoms, such as difficulty sleeping, irregular heartbeat, or disordered eating. When these occur, the first call likely is a primary care provider. As mental health and substance use disorders have risen in the past few years, physicians have become key front-line responders in diagnosing issues and coordinating care. … Continued

On Your Radar podcast: Breaking misconceptions

Recovery is one of the most rewarding things one can experience in life. Of course, that doesn’t mean it’s easy. It’s a rich but sometimes uneven journey, one that can easily cultivate misconceptions along the way—from both people in recovery and from those around them. One such misconception revolves around the idea of loss and … Continued

Rosecrance’s Garcia named to State Police Merit Board

Rosecrance is pleased to announce that Raymond Garcia, M.D., has been appointed to the Illinois State Police Merit Board. Dr. Garcia, a board-certified psychiatrist and addictionologist, is the Rosecrance Harrison Campus Medical Director. He also is on faculty at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, where he has received the Golden Apple, … Continued

Prevention teams building supportive communities for youth

Last year, over 40 percent of adults and 25 percent of adolescents experienced mental health disorders, while over 100,000 people died from overdoses. At the local level, prevention teams are addressing these challenges by educating communities and providing early interventions to youth at risk of developing serious behavioral health disorders. National Prevention Week (May 9-14) … Continued

Rosecrance awarded honors for quality of care

Rosecrance is pleased to announce that the organization continues to receive recognition from insurance providers for its excellence of care. Aetna, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Cigna, and Optum require healthcare providers to meet criteria focused on quality, evidence-based practices, and commitment to improving outcomes in order to earn recognition. Rosecrance has received the highest rating awarded by each … Continued

Intentional, inclusive practices meet client needs

It takes intentional planning to meet the needs of 50,000 individuals each year who represent different backgrounds, cultures, experiences, and challenges. When all of these factors impact how each person may respond to therapy, a versatile treatment toolkit and attentive listening help Rosecrance counselors guide clients toward their path to lasting recovery. Relationships are the … Continued