Peer mentors pave the path to recovery

When someone seeks treatment and commits to a life of recovery, a network of supportive peers can be one of the most gratifying additions. These new relationships bring fresh perspectives, growth, and strength for the journey; however, it may take an effort to develop connections. Mentorship is one way Rosecrance encourages healthy interactions in the … Continued

Rosecrance celebrates Pride Month

Rosecrance staff and clients participated in a variety of informational and teambuilding activities throughout June to celebrate Pride Month. Activities provided education on the history of Pride Month and value of diversity. In addition, the concept of pride as a recovery value was discussed. Here are a few photo highlights from around the organization.

Art show explores ‘the dreams in our hearts’

Rosecrance clients and staff showed off more than 300 pieces of artwork at the annual Heart Art Show before Valentine’s Day. Dream catchers, paintings, sketches, an interactive exhibit, and a large mural painted by clients at the Rosecrance Griffin Williamson, Rosecrance Harrison and Marlowe Recovery House campuses articulated hopes and dreams of the many artists. … Continued

COVID-19 and Treatment: What you need to Know

Rosecrance providing COVID-19 vaccinations for residential clients As part of the ongoing commitment to health and safety, Rosecrance medical staff in Winnebago County are offering the COVID-19 vaccination to clients participating in residential treatment programs. Medical and direct care staff are also receiving the vaccine. “We are so grateful to provide the vaccine for our … Continued

Marijuana in the Workplace: Rosecrance Podcast Offers Answers

There’s another new normal happening around us, and it doesn’t have anything to do with COVID-19. We’re talking about legalized marijuana and the workplace. For employers, the legalization of marijuana presents a Pandora’s box of potential problems. If your Human Resources department is scrambling to develop new policies designed to address all of the possible … Continued

King focused on changing lives, building community

Connections have been a life priority for Joey King. As a healthcare leader, the Coles County native is using that passion to make a difference as Rosecrance Central Illinois’ executive director. King brings more than a decade of experience in behavioral health settings, including eight years as a chief clinical officer at h is most … Continued

Rosecrance Florian Program: Help for Our Everyday Heroes

In these unprecedented times of COVID-19 and civil unrest, our first responders — fire fighters, paramedics, law enforcement, military and medical personnel — are under more pressure than ever. The level of intensity, combined with long shifts, extreme situations, and exposure to traumatic situations can leave them looking for ways of coping with these stressors. … Continued