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Posts from the “Community Programming” Category

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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…]

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Apr

Darrell R., St. Leonard’s Ministries

April 4, 2011

Darrell R. grew up in a middle-class home. His family was never short of money, and his mother and grandmother provided him not only with material possessions, but with guidance, support, and a strong set of values. Darrell’s friends graduated from high school and set off for destinations including Northwestern, the University of Iowa, and … [Read More…]

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Apr

Jorge V., Residence

April 4, 2011 | 4 Comments

As a young man, Jorge V. vowed never to become addicted to drugs or alcohol. He had seen the effects of drinking and drug use on his stepfather, an alcoholic, and he hated it. While many of his peers became involved with gangs and crime, Jorge was active in the local Boys and Girls club … [Read More…]

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Apr

Melina M., Family Counseling

April 4, 2010

Home and family have always been very important to Melina M. “I love being at home,” she says with a smile. “I love to cook. Cooking is my hobby. Even if we don’t always understand each other when we’re speaking, we understand each other when we’re eating!” The mother of five had always been a … [Read More…]