New medical director named at Rosecrance Jackson Centers

Rosecrance has appointed Dr. Randall Wood as the new Medical Director at Rosecrance Jackson Centers, which serves the Sioux City, Iowa, area. Dr. Wood graduated from the University of South Dakota Medical School in 2006 and completed his residency at Vanderbilt University in Emergency Medicine. Additionally, he is board certified in emergency medicine. Prior to … Continued

7 Signs Your Loved One Is Hiding a Heroin Addiction

It’s scary to think that your spouse, friend, teen or loved one of any kind could be hiding a problem with drugs. It’s even worse when you’re not sure where to turn for help. If you believe your loved one may be hiding a substance abuse problem, Rosecrance is here to help. Talk to them, … Continued

How Men and Women Process Drug Treatment Differently

Every journey in recovery is unique. Some people will require inpatient (residential) treatment programs, while others need an intensive outpatient program, as they’re able to continue with daily activities. Some people will relapse while others won’t, and some need more support than others. While the individual journey is different for everyone, studies show that gender … Continued

Vaping and Other Drugs: 5 Lies Teens Tell Each Other

A new generation of teens is hooked on nicotine. More and more teens are using e-cigarettes and other vaping devices, the most popular form of nicotine inhalation among adolescents today. In an average 12th grade class, 16.2% will have used a vaping device in the past month. And its widespread use is largely due to … Continued

When You’re in Recovery but Your Spouse Isn’t

Your recovery is a major part of your life path. You hope your spouse can join you on this journey — but relationships may become complicated when your spouse’s journey doesn’t look the same. So what can you do when you’re in recovery but your spouse isn’t? The impact of recovery on a spouse When … Continued

12 Steps to Sobriety…And the 12 After That

When you begin your journey to recovery, you have a lot of questions about the road ahead. You may have heard that 12-Step programs are an effective tool for many struggling with addiction. But could this really be the right path for you? And what happens after the 12 Steps are through? What Are the … Continued

Rosecrance receives Joint Commission Re-Accreditation

When surveyors from The Joint Commission conducted their triennial accreditation survey on August 12 through August 16, 2019, Rosecrance was praised for the quality of their services and the care they provide to clients. Rosecrance has been accredited by The Joint Commission since 1984. The Joint Commission is a non-for-profit organization that has set healthcare … Continued

Rosecrance Expert on the Dangers of Vaping among Youth

The recent headlines in the news regarding vaping are grim and the state of alarm nationwide is high. Rightfully so… The Centers for Disease Control has confirmed that there have been seven vaping-related deaths and nearly 400 confirmed cases of lung disease related to vaping. Young people across the country have been admitted to emergency … Continued

Rosecrance Jackson Centers hosts event to announce new name and progress update

Rosecrance Jackson Centers hosted an event on September 24, 2019 beginning at 11:30 a.m., in Sioux City Iowa, to announce its new name and provide progress updates to the community. Located at the residential campus, the event included remarks and updates from Rosecrance leaders and staff. Jackson Recovery Centers officially affiliated with Rosecrance in January … Continued

“Step Dancing through the 12 Steps of Recovery” by Fr. Jim Swarthout

Fr. Jim Swarthout is Director of Clergy and Alumni Relations for Rosecrance Health Network. Read his reflections on the 12 steps in the blog post below. Also, feel free to download the following PDFs: Invitational Intervention Step Dancing through the 12 Steps You Can’t Live on Yesterday’s Manna   We admitted we were powerless over … Continued