Hear Rosecrance’s Dr. Wright speak about social alcoholism on RadioMD

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

Rosecrance takes recovery to Twitter with ’12 Tweets’

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

Hear Rosecrance’s Dr. Wright talk about addiction on WGN radio

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

Rosecrance hosts adult Alumni Cafe May 20 at Harrison Campus

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

Rosecrance hosts Cooking Up Hope in Naperville

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

Rosecrance teen featured in Chicago Tribune inhalant story

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

Co-Occurring Conditions seminar Nov. 2 in Chicago

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

FDA warns consumers about counterfeit version of Adderall

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