The Rev. Dr. William “Bill” Lenters honored at NAATP event in Phoenix Download this news release as a PDF ROCKFORD – The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) awarded the Michael Q. Ford Journalism Award to Rosecrance Chaplain William “Bill” Lenters at the organization’s annual conference, held May 19-22 in Phoenix, AZ. The award … Continued
In response to a rise of heroin use in the Chicago suburbs, Rosecrance recently participated in a student seminar at Hinsdale South High School in Darien to help students understand the consequences of drug abuse. The event was featured in an article published by Sandy Illian Bosch in the Chicago Sun-Times publication The Doings Weekly. … Continued
John Griffin, Chairman of the Rosecrance Board of Directors, thanked the community for their generous support in a letter to editor in the May 12, 2012, edition of the Rockford Register Star. Griffin wrote: On behalf of The Rosecrance Foundation board of directors, I wish to express appreciation to everyone who helped make our annual … Continued
WREX-13 published an article over the weekend about a Rosecrance-affiliated recovery court for juvenile offenders with mental health or substance abuse issues. The court system is designed to provide an alternative to jail and is presided by Judge Janet Holmgren, presiding judge of the Juvenile and Specialty Courts Division of the 17th Judicial Circuit Court. … Continued
Four Rosecrance managers fielded almost three dozen on-the-air telephone calls from area residents over a 90-minute period April 30, 2012, on WTVO-17. Anchor Mimi Murphy interviewed Mary Ann Abate, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for Mental Health Services, during the 5 p.m. news show. Murphy interviewed Joan Lodge, Director of Emergency Services at the … Continued
There were several articles in the news this week about Rosecrance Flower Day 2012. WREX-13 posted a piece about the event here. Samantha Jeffrey’s writes: Shoppers raised funds for mental health and substance abuse treatment programs and services just by buying flowers on Thursday. Both Gensler Gardens locations in New Milford and Loves Park celebrated … Continued
The 2012 Castle Award was presented to a former Board chairman with nearly 20 years experience at Rosecrance. Jerry Paris, who joined the Rosecrance Board of Directors in 1993 and was chairman in 2002, is the recipient of the award, which was announced at the 2012 Rosecrance Foundation Benefit on April 14. Presenting the award … Continued
The May edition of the Rosecrance electronic newsletter is now available. This month, we’re highlighting Michael Cavanaugh’s return to the Rosecrance Benefit. The newsletter also includes information on Rosecrance Flower Day, giving opportunities, upcoming trainings, news and more! Click here to read the newsletter. Click here to subscribe by email.
Jerry Paris receives Castle Award for service; Michael Cavanaugh perform Download this news release as a PDF ROCKFORD – The 2012 Rosecrance Foundation Benefit raised a record $480,000 to provide services to clients who need financial assistance for treatment of substance use and mental health disorders. The annual event also drew a record attendance of … Continued
“Rosecrance: Hope in Recovery,” originally created by Solidline Media for the 2012 Rosecrance Foundation Benefit, features Rosecrance alumni discussing the positive effect Rosecrance treatment has had on their lives.