Tons of help: Food bank volunteers hand out 5 tons of food in Northern Illinois

Volunteers gave away more than 10,000 pounds of food from the Northern Illinois Food Bank’s mobile food pantry at Rosecrance Ware Center on February 6. The giveaway, sponsored by Tyson Foods, included 1,500 pounds of meat. Rosecrance volunteers included Jennifer Brown, Betsy Donovan, Candie Fore, Bonnie Gilmore, Cecelia Gonzalez, Grace Grobe, Nate Lake, Kami Minor, … Continued

New medical director named at Rosecrance Jackson Centers

Rosecrance has appointed Dr. Randall Wood as the new Medical Director at Rosecrance Jackson Centers, which serves the Sioux City, Iowa, area. Dr. Wood graduated from the University of South Dakota Medical School in 2006 and completed his residency at Vanderbilt University in Emergency Medicine. Additionally, he is board certified in emergency medicine. Prior to … Continued

Colleen Fry Promoted to Oversee All Alumni Activities

Colleen Fry has been named Rosecrance’s Director of Alumni Relations. Formerly one of Rosecrance’s alumni coordinators, Fry will guide the Alumni Relations team, which establishes relationships with clients and families throughout treatment and recovery. Once clients leave treatment, Alumni Relations works to ensure they stay connected to Rosecrance through recovery support groups, newsletters, workshops, reunions, … Continued

Rosecrance Health Network CEO Phil Eaton Announces Retirement Transition Plan

Rosecrance Health Network announced today that effective February 2, David Gomel, Ph.D., has been named President and Chief Operating Officer. The appointment is the first step in the transition to retirement for current Rosecrance President/CEO, Philip Eaton. Eaton began his career with Rosecrance as a social worker in 1971, and has served as the agency’s … Continued

Dr. Raymond Garcia earns continued certification through the American Board of Medical Specialties

  Rosecrance Harrison Campus Medical Director Dr. Raymond Garcia has completed the process to maintain psychiatry credentials with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. By earning Continuing Certification Part III credit, Dr. Garcia is accredited for the rest of his career, pending completion of occasional continuing education work. The board is part of … Continued

American Psychiatric Association honors Dr. Raymond Garcia

Rosecrance Harrison Campus Medical Director Dr. Raymond Garcia was honored by the American Psychiatric Association for his work in the classroom. Dr. Garcia received a 2020 Nancy C.A. Roeske, M.D., Certificate of Recognition for Excellence in Medical Education to celebrate two-plus decades on the University of Illinois College of Medicine Rockford faculty. He joined Rosecrance … Continued

Annie Fridh, PsyD, named Regional President of Rosecrance Jackson Centers

Following a months-long national search, Rosecrance has appointed Annie Fridh, PsyD., as the new leader of Rosecrance Jackson Centers, serving the Siouxland area. With more than 25 years of experience and leadership in behavioral healthcare, Dr. Fridh currently serves as the Vice President of Operations at Rosecrance Jackson Centers and was previously the Rosecrance Administrator … Continued

Rosecrance receives grants from Try-Beta Club and John M. Drogosz Memorial Fund

Rosecrance recently received grants from the Try-Beta Club and the John M. Drogosz Memorial Fund of the Freeport Community Foundation to support the renovation of a therapeutic ropes course for adolescent clients in residential treatment. The therapeutic ropes course aligns with Rosecrance’s overall treatment strategy, which focuses on caring for the whole person rather than … Continued

Justice Kathryn Zenoff receives IABH Lawrence Goodman Friend of the Field Award

Illinois Appellate Judge Kathryn Zenoff received the 2019 Lawrence Goodman Friend of the Field Award from the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health. The award was named after Larry Goodman, a philanthropist who was deeply committed to funding addiction prevention programs. The award was created in 2004 to recognize “friends of the field,” those individuals who … Continued

Miss Illinois visits Rosecrance clients for Red Ribbon Week

Miss Illinois, Ariel Beverly, recently visited Rosecrance for Red Ribbon Week ® to speak with clients and tour the Griffin Williamson Campus in Rockford.  Beverly discussed her experiences with topics such as self-esteem, potential dangers of social media, and overcoming personal obstacles and struggles. “Every single problem that you’ve faced is developing who you are,” … Continued