Rosecrance’s Garcia named to State Police Merit Board

Rosecrance is pleased to announce that Raymond Garcia, M.D., has been appointed to the Illinois State Police Merit Board. Dr. Garcia, a board-certified psychiatrist and addictionologist, is the Rosecrance Harrison Campus Medical Director. He also is on faculty at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, where he has received the Golden Apple, … Continued

Prevention teams building supportive communities for youth

Last year, over 40 percent of adults and 25 percent of adolescents experienced mental health disorders, while over 100,000 people died from overdoses. At the local level, prevention teams are addressing these challenges by educating communities and providing early interventions to youth at risk of developing serious behavioral health disorders. National Prevention Week (May 9-14) … Continued

Rosecrance expert points to dangers of unhealthy coping skills when faced with challenges such as extreme stress, isolation, grief

A study released on the eve of Alcohol Awareness Month shed more light on the impact of alcohol use during the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Journal of the American Medical Association reported a 25 percent spike in alcohol-related deaths from 2019 to 2020. This was an eleven-fold increase on the typical increase … Continued

Rosecrance names new Foundation Executive Director

Rosecrance is pleased to announce that Sally Draper has been named the new Senior Vice President and Executive Director of The Rosecrance Foundation. In this role, she will oversee all fundraising and philanthropic activities for The Rosecrance Foundation in Chicago and throughout the Midwest. Draper, a Princeton University alumna, has more than 20 years of … Continued

Rosecrance announces leadership transitions

  Rosecrance is pleased to announce leadership appointments and promotions. Sally Draper has been named Senior Vice President and Executive Director of The Rosecrance Foundation. She has more than two decades of experience in relationship development, major gifts, strategic planning, and operations, previously serving as the National Senior Vice President of Development for the American … Continued

Learning to be OK with not being OK

The past couple years have been a long, sometimes frustrating journey. Stress levels have risen, along with number of people facing behavioral health disorders. As time passes, the effects of anxiety, depression, substance use disorders, and process addictions may linger. For some, post-traumatic stress disorder-like symptoms may be a challenge in the coming days. Other … Continued