Meet a Champion: Autumn Hartman, Prevention Specialist

Autumn Hartman, a prevention specialist for Rosecrance Jackson Centers, discovered Rosecrance while completing a graduate degree in public ministry (social justice) through Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston, Ill. Originally interested in a clinical role, Rosecrance mentors encouraged her to pursue an opening on the prevention team instead.   Here are her thoughts on the journey … Continued

State Rep. West honored by IABH

Rosecrance was pleased to host an award ceremony Monday for State Rep. Maurice West, who received the Lawrence Goodman Friend of the Field Award from the Illinois Association of Behavioral Health. Rep. West has made behavioral health a key focus of his legislative work since taking office in 2019. He previously received the IABH Legislative … Continued

On Your Radar podcast: Defining mental health, mental illness, and a mental health crisis

When discussing mental health and mental illness, it’s critically important to make the distinction. A mental illness is a condition specifically diagnosed by a physician or a licensed therapist that needs a specific course of treatment. Mental health encompasses our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. Like physical health, there are many components to mental health, … Continued