Rosecrance offers tips to help youth finish the school year strong

With an unusual spring break 2021 completed for many schools and colleges, another unsettled school year will soon end. Uncertainties, missed milestones, and disrupted routines continue to weigh on students and their families for the second straight spring. Several recent studies show how virtual learning and social distancing have hurt students’ mental health over the … Continued

Tablets ease transition to treatment for adult clients

Clients who enter care at the Rosecrance Harrison Campus Health Center now are connecting with others in treatment and recovery resources while staying safely distanced through the use of tablets on the unit. The addition introduces clients to Rosecrance programming while they await COVID-19 test results or clearance to leave detox. This also enhances infection … Continued

Rosecrance to mark Alcohol Awareness Month in April

Though other substance concerns make headlines, alcohol use continues to be a health concern. It is the third-leading cause of preventable death in the U.S. and affects adults and adolescents alike. That is why Rosecrance recognizes Alcohol Awareness Month each April and encourages supporters to join us in the fight against this deadly disease. Nationally, … Continued

Community-based services change lives during pandemic

Serious mental illness can create barriers for people to enjoy the most fulfilling lives. Through Rosecrance’s community-based services, these residents receive personalized care and treatment to navigate daily life and develop basic skills that enable them to function in society. Community-based services took on a more-important role during the COVID-19 pandemic, as clients were more … Continued

Is Outcomes-Based Treatment the Answer?

THE DELAYED IMPACT OF COVID-19 As the world re-opens, the psychological impact of COVID-19 on adults and teens may not be readily apparent. The delayed reaction of social isolation can result in higher levels of depression for teens and increased dependency on drugs and alcohol for adults. It can be especially difficult to identify signs … Continued

Discovering life through therapeutic recreation

A group of canoes sliced through the water on a warm summer afternoon, laughter filling the air as Rosecrance staff and clients relaxed in nature’s beauty. With a sudden burst of energy, one client sped up to leaders and, with a wide grin, exclaimed, “I think I’ve found my passion!” After several weeks of working … Continued

Rosecrance CEO named to NAATP board

ROCKFORD—Rosecrance is pleased to announce that President and CEO David Gomel, Ph.D., has been appointed to the National Association of Addiction Treatment Professionals (NAATP) board of directors. Gomel, who has served Rosecrance for more than 25 years and assumed the role of President and CEO in 2021, will serve a term that ends in 2023. … Continued