Rosecrance announces a change in leadership at Central Illinois locations

Rosecrance recently announced a change in leadership, appointing Chris Gleason to Executive Director of Rosecrance Central Illinois. Chris has worked in the Behavioral Health field for more than 25 years, working in DUI, outpatient and inpatient mental health and substance abuse programs. He is a Certified Advanced Addiction Counselor, he holds a BA from Judson … Continued

Rosecrance to host Des Plaines Open House

Rosecrance will host an open house at its new Des Plaines location (701 Lee Street, Suite 800) on Thursday, February 22, from 4 – 7 p.m. Remarks and a ribbon cutting ceremony will take place at 4:30 p.m. Attendees will receive information about Rosecrance Des Plaines services and be invited to meet clinical staff and … Continued

Rosecrance to provide outpatient services in Des Plaines

Continuing the tradition established by The Advocate Addiction Treatment Program, beginning December 4, 2017 Rosecrance will offer outpatient substance abuse treatment and mental health counseling in Des Plaines, Illinois. This seamless transition from Advocate to Rosecrance will afford the community an uninterrupted provision of outpatient substance abuse and mental health services delivered by Rosecrance, a … Continued

Recovery stories celebrated at annual Rosecrance Ware Center event

    Everyone has a story to share. That opening statement from Annie Fridh, administrator of the Rosecrance Ware Center, set the tone for Recovery Fest, held May 18 at the facility. “That’s the best part about today for me, is that we get to hear your stories,” Fridh told the crowd. “When we talk about the … Continued

Heroin training emphasizes community response to escalating problem

Over 100 school social workers, probation officers, firefighters and paramedics from about 50 organizations attended Rosecrance’s “The New Heroin Epidemic” training March 22 in Naperville. Training specialist Melissa “MJ” Jendusa kicked off the full-day event by discussing signs and symptoms of heroin addiction, how the abuse of heroin causes the brain’s chemistry to change, and … Continued

Stanley Cup winner Brent Sopel talks hockey, recovery at Rosecrance

Former Chicago Blackhawks player and Stanley Cup winner Brent Sopel shared his hopeful story of recovery from alcohol addiction as part of a Rosecrance outreach event March 22 at Carnivale in Chicago. Sopel sought treatment for his substance use last summer and has volunteered his time to speak to clients at Rosecrance Lakeview, a recovery … Continued

Rosecrance sites in Central Illinois earn Joint Commission approval

CHAMPAIGN – Rosecrance’s locations in the Central Illinois area are now accredited by The Joint Commission after a successful survey visit in February. The survey covered more than 300 behavioral health care standards and encompassed the majority of programs and services at six sites. The surveyor reviewed policies, standard operating procedures, walk-throughs, data, inspection reports, … Continued

Rosecrance launches new addiction treatment program for adolescents

Rosecrance hosted a busy open house Feb. 22 for its new intensive outpatient program (IOP) treating adolescents for substance use disorders. The event attracted a steady stream of community members and representatives from local nonprofit agencies, government entities and the judicial system. Existing space at the 1801 Fox Drive location was remodeled for the new … Continued

Community Foundation grant funds mental health prevention work in schools

Rosecrance program re-started January 1, 2017, for students and families A Rosecrance program that expands access to behavioral health services in schools continues this year thanks to a grant from the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois. The $40,000 grant from the Dr. Louis & Violet Rubin Fund supports the Open Access Child and Family Counseling … Continued

David Gomel named president of Rosecrance, Inc.

Philip Eaton, president/CEO of Rosecrance Health Network, to manage growth and development opportunities Rosecrance announced today that effective immediately, David Gomel, Ph.D., has been named president of Rosecrance, Inc. Rosecrance, Inc. is a subsidiary of Rosecrance Health Network. Dave Gomel began working for Rosecrance in 1993 as a counselor in adult substance abuse treatment. He … Continued