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

Finding Hope for Families of Teens Who Struggle with Substance Abuse

For your teen’s entire life, you’ve done your best to protect them from harm. So when a teen struggles with substance abuse, it can leave you and your family feeling overwhelmed and unprepared.  You may feel guilty for “allowing” things to reach this point, or failing to notice changes in your teen’s behavior. You may … Continued

Rosecrance hosts Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church

Rosecrance recently hosted the Cabinet members of the Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church at the Rosecrance Griffin Williamson campus for their quarterly meeting. The Northern Illinois Conference of The United Methodist Church includes more than 370 churches and new faith communities spanning the upper one-third of the state of Illinois. They have … Continued

Marijuana vs. Alcohol: What’s Worse For Teenagers?

Alcohol is legal for adults to use—as is marijuana in many states—but that doesn’t mean it’s safe. And for teens and young adults, it’s far less safe, a key reason legislators always factor age restrictions into marijuana- and alcohol-related laws. Many studies have shown that marijuana and alcohol can both have a negative effect on … Continued