Rosecrance Central Illinois names executive director

Rosecrance is pleased to announce that Melissa Pappas has been promoted to Executive Director of Rosecrance Central Illinois. In this role, she will oversee the region’s behavioral health operations. Pappas has over 10 years of experience in social services. She began her career with Rosecrance Central Illinois as the Certified Community Behavioral Health Center Implementation … Continued

From TikTok to table talk: Helping youth develop healthy self-expression habits

Teen social media trends vividly tell the story of disrupted life with destructive behaviors splashed on social media. As more in-person activities resume, these are reminders that some youth continue to struggle with self-expression. Anxiety and depression have risen among adolescents along with self-harming behaviors in recent years. There have been more incidents of destroying … Continued

Rosecrance provides hope amidst surge in fentanyl deaths

Drug overdoses, driven by opioids, are reaching record numbers across the U.S. Since 2020, fentanyl overdose is the leading cause of death for individuals age 18-45. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 64,000 fentanyl overdose deaths were reported for the year ending April 2021, nearly doubling since 2019.Total drug overdose deaths topped … Continued