Rosecrance uses $1.5 million Illinois DCEO grant to create unique crisis intervention center

Rosecrance Mulberry Center to serve individuals in psychiatric crisis ROCKFORD – Rosecrance has received a $1.5 million grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity to fund a groundbreaking program to meet the needs of area residents who need emergency services and short-term housing in response to psychiatric crises. The Rosecrance Mulberry Center, … Continued

Rosecrance Foundation honors John McDonough with new award for philanthropic leadership

CHICAGO – The Rosecrance Foundation has awarded the first John J. McDonough Philanthropic Leadership Award to its namesake in honor of the retired Lake Forest industrialist’s long-term efforts on behalf of the organization, a leading national provider of treatment for substance abuse. McDonough, who had a highly successful career in business and finance encompassing manufacturing, … Continued

Teenagers believe legalization of marijuana encourages experimentation and may lead to further drug use

The legalization of marijuana for both medical and recreational use is happening in states across the nation. These changes may be affecting the way teenagers think about marijuana and other harmful substances. A new study commissioned by Rosecrance shows that the legalization of marijuana may encourage teenagers to experiment with the drug, along with other … Continued

Rosecrance Foundation Benefit raises record funds to help clients who need financial aid

ROCKFORD – The Rosecrance Foundation has raised a record $575,000 through the annual Benefit, held  April 28 at Giovanni’s and headlined by the country-pop-classic trio, The Texas Tenors. The sold-out event also featured presentation of The Castle Award, Rosecrance’s pinnacle honor, to Thomas C. Furst in recognition of almost two decades of leadership on Rosecrance … Continued