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Welcome to the December edition of the Rosecrance enewsletter. This newsletter contains the latest news about our organization, people, upcoming events, trainings and more.
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Recent news
Monitoring the Future report
National report on teen drug use mirrors Rosecrance admission trends
Marijuana use among teens across the nation rose for the fourth straight year, according to results from the highly respected annual "Monitoring the Future" survey released Dec. 14, 2011, in Washington, D.C. In addition, the survey indicates that daily marijuana use is at a 30-year peak among high school seniors. The report stated that fewer teens perceive the drug as harmful and that disapproval of its use is dropping.
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SAFE graduation
17 women graduate from Rosecrance SAFE program for mothers
One by one, graduates from Rosecrance's Project SAFE program took the microphone on Dec. 9 at Court Street United Methodist Church to list the things for which they are grateful. The graduation took place during the 25th anniversary year for the program, which serves women who have lost custody of their children or are in danger of it because of their substance abuse. Rosecrance has offered the program without interruption since becoming a pilot site in 1986.
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Rosecrance alters adolescent treatment schedule
Rosecrance alters adolescent treatment schedule in response to sleep data
Rosecrance Chief Medical Officer Dr. Thomas Wright has authored an article for the trade publication Addiction Professional. The article examines recent efforts by Rosecrance to adapt the daily schedule to the natural circadian rhythm of teenagers in treatment.
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Rosecrance President/CEO Philip W. Eaton named Alumnus of Year
Rosecrance's Eaton receives 2011 Alumnus of the Year Award from Trinity
Rosecrance President/CEO Philip W. Eaton has been named the 2011 Alumnus of the Year by his alma mater, Trinity College, a school of Trinity International University in Deerfield, IL. The award comes at the 40th anniversary of Eaton's graduation from Trinity.
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Upcoming trainings and events
Viibryd - A New Treatment Option for Depression The Rosecrance Foundation Annual Benefit Understanding Adolescent Addiction
This lunch & learn is sponsored by Forrest Pharmaceuticals and features Scott Freeman. Includes complimentary lunch.   Back by popular demand, Michael Cavanaugh returns to headline the 2012 Rosecrance Foundation Benefit. This time, he'll perform the songs of Elton John and more.   Participants will learn the five prevention strategies, how these relate to our larger community and more. Seven IAODAPCA CEUs and seven educational CPDUs offered with this training.
Price: Free
Date: Jan. 10, 2012
Time: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
  Price: $175
Date: April 16, 2012
Time: 6:30 p.m.
  Price: Free
Date: May 10, 2012
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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