Rosecrance celebrates Mental Illness Awareness Week

Join Rosecrance and other mental health advocates across the country this week as we celebrate Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW): Oct. 1 to Oct. 15: Art of Healing Gallery at Barnes & Noble in CherryVale Mall. The gallery will be included in the Rockford Area Arts Council Fall ArtScene on Oct. 14 and 15. Oct. … Continued

Clients express struggles, triumphs at ‘Art of Healing’

In honor of Mental Illness Awareness Week, Rosecrance and Barnes & Noble are sponsoring the “Art of Healing” art gallery this October at the bookstore at CherryVale Mall. This is the seventh time Rosecrance has sponsored a gallery of artwork produced by mental health clients and the first time artwork by substance abuse clients has … Continued

Rosecrance, Winnebago County collaborate on Youth Recovery Court

Rosecrance and Winnebago County Juvenile Probation will collaborate on a new $250,000 Youth Recovery Court, the first of its kind in Illinois. The collaboration will serve youths ages 10-17 in juvenile delinquency court who have committed nonviolent offenses and have a serious mental illness, a history of trauma or mental disorders coupled with substance abuse … Continued

In the news: Rosecrance Ware Center renaming

There were several articles in the news Thursday about the renaming of the Rosecrance Ware Center. The Rockford Register Star posted an in-depth piece about the ceremony, as well as an update on the merger in general, here. has a short story on the event, as well as video coverage of the renaming ceremony, … Continued

Rosecrance renames downtown building to honor Frank Ware

Download this news release as a PDF ROCKFORD – Rosecrance President/CEO Philip W. Eaton announced today that the downtown Janet Wattles Center building will be renamed the “Rosecrance Ware Center” to honor the agency’s longtime director, Frank Ware, who died unexpectedly in February. At an event held outside the newly dedicated Rosecrance Ware Center at … Continued

Rosecrance Cooking Up Hope event set for Oct. 2

Cooking Up Hope 2011 - Naperville Description: A tasting of culinary delights from the best restaurants and chefs in the western suburbs, featuring celebrity host David Kaplan.   Enjoy the cuisine of these great restaurants: • Casey's Foods • Hugo's Frog Bar and Fish House • Hyatt Lodge at McDonald's Campus • Hyatt Regency Chicago … Continued