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14
Jun

Helen C. Peirce School Supports HAS with Bake Sale

June 14, 2011

On June 9, 2011, HAS CEO Marco Jacome and Youth Treatment Manager Julia Romero visited Edgewater’s Helen C. Peirce School of International Studies to talk about the importance of avoiding drugs and alcohol—and to thank Spanish teacher Maria Roche and her class for their support.  Earlier in the year, Ms. Roche’s class completed a research … [Read More…]

9
Jun

Marco Jacome Elected to Faces and Voices of Recovery Board

June 9, 2011

On June 7, 2011, HAS CEO Marco Jacome was elected to the board of directors of Faces and Voices of Recovery, a national organization founded to give people in recovery a stronger voice in public policy debate. Faces and Voices of Recovery also works to represent the diversity of America’s recovery community.  Mr. Jacome, its … [Read More…]

6
Jun

HAS Takes Part in 16th Annual ALSO Walk for Peace

June 6, 2011

Fifty-five HAS employees, friends, and family members joined Chicago Ceasefire, Alderman Rey Colon, the Chicago Police Department, and many more organizations and individuals for the 16th annual ALSO (Alliance of Local Service Organizations) Walk for Peace on Saturday.  The march through Chicago’s Logan Square neighborhood raised awareness of violence in our families and communities and … [Read More…]

3
Jun

Smoke-Free Workplace Survey Available

June 3, 2011

Healthcare Alternative Systems, the Logan Square Neighborhood Association, and the Community of Wellness are working together to promote smoke-free workplaces. We invite you to take part in our brief Smoke-Free Workplace Survey. Healthcare Alternative Systems, LSNA, and Community of Wellness thank you in advance for your participation. Survey results will be detailed at our upcoming … [Read More…]

17
May

Marco Jacome to Lecture at National Substance Use Disorders Conference

May 17, 2011

HAS CEO Marco Jacome is scheduled to present a lecture at the Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC)’s upcoming national conference, “Substance Use Disorders: Understanding Prevention and Treatment Interventions with the Hispanic/Latino Family.” Marco’s talk, “Cultural Elements in Treating Hispanic Populations” will take place on Thursday, May 19. Established in 1993 by the Substance Abuse and … [Read More…]

16
May

BASTA! Domestic Violence Program Fundraising Bake Sale

May 16, 2011

HAS’s BASTA! Domestic Violence Program is holding a fundraising bake sale.  All proceeds go to help individuals and families experiencing domestic violence access counseling, emergency services, and more.  The bake sale is being held May 16th, 2011 from 12:30 to 7:00 at 2755 W, Armitage.

16
May

HAS Youth Treatment Program Featured in La Raza

May 16, 2011 | 2 Comments

The HAS Youth Treatment Program and its manager, Julia Romero, are profiled in La Raza’s feature article for May 21, 2011.  The article,  “Jovenes en las Garras del Alcohol” (Youth in Alcohol’s Clutch), is available here.

12
May

Thanks for Making Treating Moms Well a Success!

May 12, 2011

Thanks to everyone who helped make our 4th annual Treating Moms Well luncheon such a success! Special thanks to awardees Modern Wave Salon and Joan Mudd of the Jennifer Mudd Houghtaling Postpartum Depression Foundation.  Thanks as well to Chicago Commissioner of Public Health Dr. Bechara Choucair and Illinois Secretary of Human Services Michelle Saddler for … [Read More…]

11
Apr

HAS to Host 4th Annual Treating Moms Well Benefit Luncheon

April 11, 2011 | Leave a Comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Treating Moms Well Luncheon Healthcare Alternative Systems, Inc. has been a leading nonprofit provider of English and Spanish behavioral health care in the Chicago area since 1974.  Each year, services are provided to some 8,000 individuals and families in Chicagoland, regardless of the ability to pay. HAS provides a continuum of substance … [Read More…]

11
Apr

HAS to Take Part in Community Tobacco Prevention Project

April 11, 2011

Local organizations to receive more than $2 million for tobacco prevention efforts H.A.S. awarded funds to serve Chicago residents facing behavioral health challenges September 27, 2010 (Chicago) – Healthcare Alternative Systems (H.A.S.) was one of thirty community organizations to be  awarded subcontracts totaling more than $2 million to provide vulnerable communities with smoking cessation resources … [Read More…]