Rosecrance announces staff achievements, promotions

Chief Medical Officer appointed to national ethics panel Download this news release as a PDF ROCKFORD – Dr. Thomas Wright, chief medical officer for Rosecrance Health Network, has been asked to join a newly established national advisory board on medical ethics. The goal of Editorial Advisory Board of the Physicians Index for Ethics in Medicine … Continued

February edition of the Rosecrance enewsletter available

The February edition of the Rosecrance enewsletter is now available. This month, we’re highlighting the impact the Rosecrance Experiential Therapies Department has on people in substance abuse recovery. The newsletter also includes information on giving to Rosecrance, upcoming trainings, news and more! Click here to read the newsletter. Click here to subscribe by email.

Vets project highlights role of Rosecrance experiential therapies program

February marked the inauguration of Therapeutic Recreation Month, a national campaign that highlights how therapeutic recreational therapy can improve quality of life, increase independence and promote health and wellness for people in recovery. Rosecrance embraces these concepts as part of a nationally recognized experiential therapies program at both the adult and adolescent substance abuse campuses. … Continued

Study: Alcohol in movies may lead to underage drinking

The journal BMJ Open reports that watching movies that feature alcohol consumption doubles the likelihood that teens will start drinking alcohol. According to DrugFree.org: The two-year study of more than 6,500 American kids, ages 10 to 14, also found that teens who are exposed to alcohol-fueled movies are more likely to progress to binge drinking … Continued