Rosecrance Recreational Therapist keynotes Horticulture Therapy Symposium

Rosecrance Recreational Therapist, Carla Roth, recently keynoted and presented a breakout session at the annual Horticulture Therapy Symposium at Rotary Botanical Gardens in Janesville, Wisconsin on August 6, 2019. The theme of the symposium was “promoting wellness” and the event included educational materials, instruction and activities, and access to Rotary Botanical Gardens’ grounds. Roth delivered … Continued

Rosecrance receives two grants from Community Foundation for McHenry County

The Community Foundation for McHenry County recently presented two generous grants to Rosecrance to support the Therapeutic Recreation and TRACTION Programs. The first grant will allow Rosecrance to expand its Therapeutic Recreation Program for youth with behavior disorders in McHenry County by growing the Arts, Animals and Adventures Program that integrates excursions and recreation into … Continued

How Does Insurance Coverage for Addiction Treatment Work?

For too many people, a major roadblock on the path to recovery is figuring out how to pay for treatment. If you’re worried about the cost of treatment and whether insurance will cover you or your family member, there is hope. At Rosecrance, we’re here to help you find the best way to start your … Continued

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