Dr. Thomas Wright, Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer and Vice President of Medical Affairs, explains the differences between a social drinker and an alcoholic on the show “Staying Well” hosted by Melanie Cole. He speaks about signs to look for that may indicate alcoholism, such as tolerance changing, symptoms of withdrawal or loss of control. The … Continued
WREX posted an article/video about Rosecrance’s services for women at the Harrison Avenue facility. To read the article, click here.
Each day, Twitter users who follow Rosecrance 12 Tweets will receive a short message inspired by one of the 12 Steps of recovery. The Tweets are written by Rosecrance Church Relations Coordinator Rev. Dr. William Lenters, Alumni Coordinator Melissa Garrison, Clergy Community Relations Coordinator Rev. James E. Swarthout and other Rosecrance employees. Signing up for … Continued
Last week, Dr. Thomas Wright, Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs, appeared on Chicago’s “WGN Sports Night” to talk about addiction, student-athletes, peer pressure and what parents can do to prevent substance abuse problems in their family. Joining Dr. Wright was Marc Anderson, a certified Mental Game Coach who works … Continued
At 6 p.m. Monday, May 20, Rosecrance will host the first adult Alumni Café at its Harrison Campus, 3815 Harrison Ave., Rockford. The free event will last one hour. The café is a chance to return to where your new life began and share your journey of lasting recovery. It’s a gathering of adult Rosecrance … Continued
On Sunday, Sept. 30, Rosecrance hosted Cooking Up Hope at the Naperville Country Club in Naperville. The chef’s tasting, which attracted about 200 people, raised money to help teens obtain substance abuse treatment in Rockford. This was the third year for the event, which included participation from Casey’s Foods; Francesca’s; Grandma Toste’s; Heaven on Seven; Hugo’s Frog … Continued
Sunday’s edition of the Chicago Tribune featured a teen at Rosecrance in a story about the dangers of using computer dust cleaners as inhalants. “I have some brain damage from it,” said the girl, 17, now living in a recovery home at Rockford’s Rosecrance drug treatment center. “My memory is very skewed. I really have to … Continued
On Friday, Nov. 2, Rosecrance and Insight Behavioral Health Centers will present “Making the Pieces Fit: Understanding Co-Occurring Conditions in the Chemical Dependency and Eating Disorder Puzzle” at the University Club of Chicago, 76 East Monroe Street, Chicago. The seminar’s keynote presenter is Brad Lamm, a noted author, dynamic speaker, interventionist and founder of Intervention … Continued
Rosecrance recieved a generous gift of proceeds from the 1st Anuual Stone Eagle Golf Play Day, which was held Monday, Aug. 27, at Swan Hill Golf Course in Belvidere. The sold-out event featured 36 teams of golfers in a best ball tournament.
Tablets purchased on the Internet contain wrong active ingredients Read this new release on The Food and Drug Administration’s website. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers and health care professionals about a counterfeit version of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries’ Adderall 30 milligram tablets that is being purchased on the Internet. Adderall, which is … Continued