The power of a recovery story

Stories possess an almost magical power when shared in community. They heal, encourage, and inspire. Most importantly, everyone has a story that can make a difference. Rosecrance makes storytelling an integral part of the treatment process from the first contact, whether through the access team or in detox. Starting on the recovery journey through the … Continued

Rosecrance adds Wisconsin clinic to expand outpatient treatment services

Rosecrance Health Network, a national leader in behavioral health care based in Rockford, IL, has entered an agreement to acquire Connections Counseling, an agency with an impressive 18-year history in the Madison, Wisconsin area. The agreement is effective December 31, 2020. With no interruption of care, Connections staff will continue to offer evidenced-based treatment for … Continued

Rosecrance and community partners receive grant from Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation to continue work in northern Illinois

Rosecrance and a network of community partners will continue to develop mental health supports for area youth through a grant awarded by the Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation. The grant, which provides $850,000 over four years, will enable agencies to strengthen collaboration and expand behavioral health resources in Winnebago and Boone Counties. “Youth mental health is … Continued

Multi-Agency Co-Responder Training Complete

The Co-Responder Pilot Program for Rockford and Winnebago Counties has completed a weeklong session of training in preparation to respond to call involving a person experiencing a behavioral health crisis. In addition to hearing from law enforcement and panel discussions, the cohort group completed training sessions on topics including: Substance Use Disorder – warning signs … Continued

Getting to know: Kristen Hammel, Rosecrance Central Illinois mental health services director

Whether she’s counseling youth in the criminal justice system, leading a team, or caring for horses, new Rosecrance Central Illinois mental health services director Kristen Hammel can’t help but connect with others around her. That gift has enabled her to positively impact lives wherever she has served. “People have told me I have the natural … Continued

Tax Benefits of the CARES Act

The CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act is designed to help you, businesses and nonprofits facing economic hardship during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are a few key provisions of the CARES Act that may affect you and your charitable goals: Required Minimum Distributions Suspended The new law temporarily suspends the requirements for required … Continued