Tips for managing back-to-school stress

It’s refreshing to see students headed back to school knowing that many of us are returning to once-familiar routines. However, youth may still feel more anxious than usual. With the impact of three stressful, traumatic years fresh in many minds, studies continue to indicate elevated anxiety and depression will be an ongoing concern among adolescents. … Continued

Rosecrance hosting job fair Tuesday, July 19

Rosecrance is hosting a job fair 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 19, at the Rosecrance Ware Center (2704 North Main St. in Rockford). Openings are available for a variety of clinical and nonclinical positions serving individuals with mental health and substance use disorders. “We’re excited to connect with people who want to champion hope … Continued

Media invited to seminar on trauma and resilience

In recent years, behavioral health providers have become more sensitive to the needs of individuals impacted by negative experiences. Through this focus on trauma, clinicians are more effectively helping clients heal from these events. Rosecrance Community Relations Coordinator Dr. Marcie Phillis has studied the connection between trauma and behavioral health disorders, as well as the … Continued

Rosecrance serves a record number of clients in 2022

As the nation grappled with an increased need for mental health services and rising numbers of overdose deaths, Rosecrance responded by serving more than 50,000 individuals for the first time in organization history. Rosecrance assisted more than 54,000 people during the 2022 fiscal year—a 22 percent jump in three years. “It is an incredible accomplishment … Continued