Is Outcomes-Based Treatment the Answer?

THE DELAYED IMPACT OF COVID-19 As the world re-opens, the psychological impact of COVID-19 on adults and teens may not be readily apparent. The delayed reaction of social isolation can result in higher levels of depression for teens and increased dependency on drugs and alcohol for adults. It can be especially difficult to identify signs … Continued

Rosecrance CEO named to NAATP board

ROCKFORD—Rosecrance is pleased to announce that President and CEO David Gomel, Ph.D., has been appointed to the National Association of Addiction Treatment Professionals (NAATP) board of directors. Gomel, who has served Rosecrance for more than 25 years and assumed the role of President and CEO in 2021, will serve a term that ends in 2023. … Continued

Trauma and Addiction: A Personal Account

The effects of childhood trauma can sometimes be the silent catalyst that leads to addiction early in life. At Rosecrance, we know that untreated trauma can lead to a vicious cycle of sobriety and relapse. A holistic approach to treatment offers the best solution for identifying the traumas that lead to addiction through moments of … Continued

Art show explores ‘the dreams in our hearts’

Rosecrance clients and staff showed off more than 300 pieces of artwork at the annual Heart Art Show before Valentine’s Day. Dream catchers, paintings, sketches, an interactive exhibit, and a large mural painted by clients at the Rosecrance Griffin Williamson, Rosecrance Harrison and Marlowe Recovery House campuses articulated hopes and dreams of the many artists. … Continued

How to love someone in recovery

It takes hard work to maintain relationships through life’s ups and downs no matter what the relationship is—friends, family, or romantic partner. This is especially true for people who want to support a loved one through the recovery journey. The first step to loving someone in recovery is to learn more about what that person … Continued