Online harassment linked to increased youth suicides

As youth find their way in a digital age, the threat of online harassment continues to grow. A study earlier this year raises concerns that cyberbullying may be significantly more likely to influence suicidality. Noting that suicide is the second-leading cause of adolescent deaths, the National Institutes of Health found that individuals targeted by bullies … Continued

Rosecrance expert encourages continued conversations on mental illness to reduce stigma

With reports of poor mental health on the rise, public influencers are talking more openly about their journeys with mental illness, and advertising campaigns bring conversations to the forefront. Still, stigma prevents many who need help from talking about their illness or seeking treatment. Rosecrance Chief of Clinical Excellence Tom Wright, M.D. points to several … Continued

Meet a Champion: Autumn Hartman, Prevention Specialist

Autumn Hartman, a prevention specialist for Rosecrance Jackson Centers, discovered Rosecrance while completing a graduate degree in public ministry (social justice) through Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Ill. Originally interested in a clinical role, Rosecrance mentors encouraged her to pursue an opening on the prevention team instead.   Here are her thoughts on the journey … Continued

Rosecrance becomes VA Community Care Network provider

Rosecrance is pleased to announce that it has been named an approved provider through the Veterans Administration Community Care Network (VA-CCN). This affiliation allows veterans to receive specialized care close to home when a VA facility isn’t located nearby. “We’re proud that as a VA-CCN-approved provider, Rosecrance can provide hope and healing for the people … Continued

State Rep. West honored by IABH

Rosecrance was pleased to host an award ceremony Monday for State Rep. Maurice West, who received the Lawrence Goodman Friend of the Field Award from the Illinois Association of Behavioral Health. Rep. West has made behavioral health a key focus of his legislative work since taking office in 2019. He previously received the IABH Legislative … Continued