The Effects of Drug Addiction

Of course, it comes as little surprise to hear that substance abuse comes with negative consequences. Still, it’s easy to underestimate the severity of drug addiction, or to simply believe you or your loved ones are immune to these negative effects. Drug addiction is very real, and the long-term and short-term effects can be severe … Continued

What Can Be Done for People Suffering with Mental Illness?

Mental health disorders are very real, and they’re more common than many of us realize. In fact, about 1 in 5 adults in the U.S. experience the symptoms of mental illness each year. Thankfully, there is hope, and help is available. Mental health disorders are treatable, if you know where to turn. If you or … Continued

10 Mental Health Signs You Should Never Ignore

It’s easy to believe that a mental health disorder could never happen to you or your loved ones. But the reality is that millions of Americans are diagnosed with a mental health disorder every year. They’re more common than you may realize, but help and hope is here at Rosecrance. Reach out to our team … Continued

How is Detox Included in Treatment for Substance Use Disorders?

Detoxification, or detox, is often a first step in treating addiction. However, it’s important to know that detox alone is not a complete treatment for substance use disorder. During detoxification, the body metabolizes drugs and alcohol in the system to clear their toxic influence. Professionally supervised detox programs can: Safely clear the body of an … Continued

What Happens During a Mental Health Assessment?

How well you do you think, reason and remember? A mental health assessment evaluates these cognitive abilities to provide your doctor with a complete picture of your emotional state. This exam may be conducted by your primary care doctor, a psychiatrist, psychologist or social worker. What happens during a mental health assessment? You may have had brief mental health … Continued

Rosecrance 12 Step Program for a Better Life

If an addiction to alcohol or drugs has taken over your life, help is here, hope can be found and recovery can be achieved through the 12 step program at Rosecrance. Developed by the founders of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), the 12-Step program is designed to give a process to comprehend and manage your addiction. And … Continued

Making the Big Game a Sober Bowl

Big Game gatherings can bring up all types of emotions… Perhaps the big game used to be a time of heavy drinking and using, going to loud bars, or embarrassing yourself in front of others or waking up the next morning and not even remembering who won the game, or how you got home. Then … Continued

Residential vs. Outpatient Treatment

We offer two types of evidence-based drug and alcohol abuse recovery programs at Rosecrance. While both are nationally recognized and focused on rehabilitation, each offers unique benefits. It’s important to understand the differences, so you can choose the program that’s best for you or a loved one. Whether we treat you in residential or outpatient … Continued