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

Rosecrance receives grant from Club Blue

Rosecrance is pleased to announce it received a grant that will support mental health crisis services in northern Illinois. The grant, from Club Blue’s COVID-19 Relief Fund, will help the Mobile Crisis Response team continue to provide care within 90 minutes of notification to children in mental health crises. The team responds to more than … Continued

Rosecrance receives grant from Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund

Rosecrance is pleased to announce it has received a $100,000 grant from the Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund (ICRF) that will help sustain critical services in the community. The ICRF is designed to provide flexible funding to local nonprofit organizations across Illinois to supply essential resources to the individuals and households most impacted by the COVID-19 … Continued

COVID-19 and Treatment: What you need to Know

Onsite PCR testing for COVID-19 at Rosecrance residential facilities In addition to our infection control protocols, testing is the most important thing we can do right now to ensure the health and safety of our clients and staff in the residential facilities. We are eager to share that at Rosecrance we are providing onsite oropharyngeal … Continued

I Hate My Life: What’s the Correct Response to These Words?

Many people have hit a point of feeling overwhelmed with the pressures of daily life. For some, this feeling can pass with time. But for people dealing with major depression, the situation can easily feel hopeless or out of control. If your loved one struggles with depression, you want to do what you can to … Continued

Anxiety Disorders: Why You Can’t Calm Down

Anxiety disorder is the most common mental health disorder in the US today. If you suffer from an anxiety disorder, it may be difficult to “calm down” in stressful situations. And if this happens to you far too often, you are not alone. There is help for people suffering from an anxiety disorder that interferes … Continued

Mental Health and the Military Family: How to Provide Support

If you’re a family member of military personnel, you’re probably used to seeing them take care of their physical health. So when a mental health disorder comes to light, it can be surprising.  It may also be tough for an active duty member or veteran to admit they need help. So how can you provide … Continued