Rosecrance CEO Eaton named ‘Behavioral Healthcare Champion’

Rosecrance President/CEO Philip W. Eaton (right) accepts his award from Dennis Grantham, editor-in-chief of Behavioral Healthcare Magazine.

Behavioral Healthcare magazine named Rosecrance President/CEO Philip W. Eaton and four other top treatment center executives as “2012 Champions” for their commitment to serving individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and mental health disorders.The 2012 winners were honored at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD), which was held in Orlando, FL, in September. Eaton joined Rosecrance in 1971 and has led the organization since 1982. Others who were honored run treatment centers in Florida (two winners), Michigan and California.

Eaton is a past chairman and board member of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) and the Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependency Association (IADDA). Through the years he has received numerous awards and honors, including being named Alumnus of the Year by Trinity College in 2011. Recently, Phil was named one of the “20 People You Should Know” by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce.