Online harassment linked to increased youth suicides

As youth find their way in a digital age, the threat of online harassment continues to grow. A study earlier this year raises concerns that cyberbullying may be significantly more likely to influence suicidality. Noting that suicide is the second-leading cause of adolescent deaths, the National Institutes of Health found that individuals targeted by bullies … Continued

Rosecrance expert encourages continued conversations on mental illness to reduce stigma

With reports of poor mental health on the rise, public influencers are talking more openly about their journeys with mental illness, and advertising campaigns bring conversations to the forefront. Still, stigma prevents many who need help from talking about their illness or seeking treatment. Rosecrance Chief of Clinical Excellence Tom Wright, M.D. points to several … Continued

Rosecrance becomes VA Community Care Network provider

Rosecrance is pleased to announce that it has been named an approved provider through the Veterans Administration Community Care Network (VA-CCN). This affiliation allows veterans to receive specialized care close to home when a VA facility isn’t located nearby. “We’re proud that as a VA-CCN-approved provider, Rosecrance can provide hope and healing for the people … Continued

Headlines highlight power of conversations on substance use disorders

Each time headlines feature an individual’s recovery journey, the conversation reminds us that substance use disorder can touch anyone’s life. “Substance use disorder is a complex brain disease that does not discriminate,” said Rosecrance Regional President Carlene Cardosi, M.S.W., LCSW. “The good news is that talking openly and honestly about it can give individuals the … Continued

Innovation needed to meet mental health crisis

A message from Rosecrance President and CEO Dave Gomel, Ph.D. Recently, over 100 key organizations asked for a federal state of emergency to address children’s mental health. This included thought leaders like the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the Kennedy Forum, and state chapters of the American Academy of Pediatrics. I wholeheartedly agree that we’re … Continued

Rosecrance receives Joint Commission Re-accreditation

  When surveyors from The Joint Commission conducted their triennial accreditation survey September 19-23, Rosecrance was praised for the quality of their services and the care they provide to clients. Rosecrance has been accredited by The Joint Commission since 1984. The Joint Commission is a non-for-profit organization that has set healthcare standards for nearly seven … Continued