FREEPORT — U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos visited and toured the brand new Rosecrance outpatient middle in Freeport on Tuesday and was acknowledged for the $300,000 in federal group challenge funding she helped safe for the area.
The middle opened in Could providing outpatient therapy for psychological well being and substance use problems. Each Bustos and Rosecrance President/CEO Dr. Dave Gomel emphasised the elevated want for behavioral well being providers in Stephenson County.
“There was an awesome want on this group, and we wished to ensure we might companion with a corporation like Rosecrance that is aware of what they’re doing,” Bustos mentioned in a information launch. “We all know these funds are in good palms, and we all know they’ll take excellent care of the group.”
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“The necessity is nice. Because of Congresswoman Bustos, we had been in a position to work and safe this constructing and start our providers for psychological well being and substance use for this group,” Gomel mentioned within the launch. “And as we mentioned to the native leaders — we personal the constructing and we’re not going wherever. And we’re very grateful to the Congresswoman for her assist.”
Rosecrance, which is predicated in Rockford, served greater than 54,000 folks final 12 months by way of places in Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.
“Rosecrance is grateful to have the ability to serve this group on this method,” Gomel mentioned. “There are fantastic people on this group, individuals who want behavioral healthcare. Psychological well being and substance use are sometimes stigmatized diseases, however these are persistent diseases that require assist and healthcare. Rosecrance is an professional in behavioral healthcare therapy, and we’re so grateful to be increasing our mission into this area.”
The Freeport location, 1631 S. Galena Ave., is open now and accepting new appointments.
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