Rosecrance receives generous support for expansion in central Illinois

The Christie Foundation presented a generous grant to Rosecrance on June 20, 2019, to support the recent expansion in central Illinois. In total, generous donors have contributed over $553,000 to achieve 55 percent of the campaign goal to support Rosecrance on Moreland. Rosecrance on Moreland opened its doors at the start of 2019. The facility … Continued

Rosecrance expert participates in 5th annual Kennedy Forum Meeting

Dan DeGryse, Director of Rosecrance Florian Program and Battalion Chief of Chicago Fire Department, participated in the 5th annual Kennedy Forum Meeting as moderator for a roundtable discussion on ‘Supporting First Responders.’ The 5th annual Kennedy Forum Meeting took place on June 11, 2019 at the Chicago Cultural Center and it leads a national dialogue … Continued

Am I An Alcoholic? The Difference Between Alcoholism and Casual Drinking

Maybe you’ve heard all the stereotypes about alcoholism, and you don’t think you fit the bill. Maybe you’re not currently experiencing homelessness, and you’ve never been in legal trouble due to alcohol usage. But alcohol use disorder (alcoholism) can look different for different people. If you’re asking yourself, “Am I an alcoholic?” it may be … Continued

Is Your Teen Smoking Too Much Weed?

Marijuana use is becoming increasingly prevalent as more states legalize it for recreational and medicinal usage. Many teens believe this indicates it’s safe for them to use. But the reality is there is no safe amount of marijuana use for kids and teens. If you’re worried about your teen’s marijuana use, there are steps you … Continued

Rosecrance experts present at national conference

Kelly Epperson, Rosecrance Vice President and General Counsel, and David Gomel, President of Rosecrance Inc., presented at the 41st annual Addiction Treatment Leadership Conference hosted by the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP).The conference was held May 5-7, 2019 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington D.C. Kelly Epperson Epperson participated in a Quality … Continued

Nearly 800 people attend Rosecrance Foundation Benefit

Rosecrance recently celebrated recovery with music and stories of hope and healing, at the 2019 Rosecrance Foundation Benefit. Classic-rock band Three Dog Night performed for a crowd of nearly 800 guests at the event, held Monday, April 30, at Giovanni’s Restaurant & Convention Center. Three Dog Night performed hits like "Mama Told Me (Not To … Continued

Rosecrance appoints new Community Relations Coordinator

Rosecrance recently appointed Jami Ditto as a new Community Relations Coordinator in the Rockford region. The Rosecrance Community Relations team assists with information regarding program and services, scheduling of assessments, contacting other resources, and navigating progress. These individuals are skilled in: Communicating with families in crisis Finding referral sources within the community Gathering information that … Continued

Rosecrance expert presents national webinar

Jason Relle, Clinical Director of Rosecrance Griffin Williamson Campus, presented a national webinar for the Institute for the Advancement of Behavioral Healthcare recently on “Helping Parents Get Past No: How to Support Parents in the Recovery Process.” Resistance to treatment is oftentimes a barrier to parents getting their child the help that they need. Rosecrance … Continued

Rosecrance names new Administrator of Adult Substance Abuse Treatment

Rosecrance recently named Dr. Sheila Senn the new Administrator of Adult Substance Abuse Treatment in Rockford, IL, at the Rosecrance Harrison Campus. Senn has more than 25 years of experience and progressive leadership. She served in various leadership positions with Centegra Health Systems for decades. Most recently, she held the position of Chief Clinical and Administrative … Continued

Rosecrance Named Among “Healthiest Companies in America”

Rosecrance is proud to announce its recognition as one of the “Healthiest Companies in America” by Interactive Health, a national provider known for its preventive health programs that encourage employees to adopt new health habits. Rosecrance is one of 151 companies across the country recognized this year for empowering employees to make significant and sometimes … Continued