Register Star report focuses on system after Singer closing

A story in the Sunday, Dec. 23 edition of the Rockford Register Star took a look at the new system to help patients in psychiatric crisis that’s taking shape after the Oct. closing of Singer Mental Health Center.

“A big part of the Northwest Crisis Care System was the construction of a behavioral health triage center at Rosecrance Health Network’s facility in downtown Rockford,” reporter Melissa Westphal wrote, and she quotes Mary Ann Abate, Rosecrance’s vice president for community mental health, as saying “It’s a unique opportunity for our county to have this state-of-the-art resource.”

Read the entire story online here.