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Jun

Meet Our IPCs!

June 24, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Meet the HAS staff responsible for enrolling individuals in health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Open enrollment is over, but our In-Person Counselors (IPCs) are still enrolling newly eligible individuals and helping enrollees understand their new benefits.  Meet the team here.

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May

Community Garden Site Cleanup

May 1, 2013 | Leave a Comment

Thanks to the HAS Transitional Housing and Residence programs, to Bradburne, Briller, & Johnson, and to all the community members who helped prepare our new community garden at our first site cleanup day Saturday.  The site will soon feature vegetable and flower gardens, recreational space, and more!  In addition to fresh, quality food and neighborhood … [Read More…]

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Apr

4/9/2012 – Treating Moms Well!

April 9, 2012

As you may know, May is Perinatal Mood Disorder Awareness month in the state of Illinois. In honor of this important month and the Mothers we serve, the Postpartum Depression Program at Healthcare Alternative Systems is gearing up for our Fifth Annual Treating Moms Well luncheon, on Friday, May 11th 2012. Every year, our program hosts an exciting fundraiser to generate … [Read More…]

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Dec

12/15/2011 – PPD Program Holiday Pictures are on Facebook

December 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

Pictures from the Postpartum Depression Program’s 2011 holiday party are now on Facebook. The PPD program held two events, one each for participants on the north and south sides of the city. The parties featured refreshments, games and prizes, and a visit from Santa.  PPD Program staff also provided presents (Christmas decorations and bath and … [Read More…]

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Oct

10/31/11 – Become an Expert on Perinatal Mood Disorders!

October 31, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Blog Home Did you know… that Postpartum Depression is the #1 pregnancy-related complication in the United States?  Approximately 1 out of every 5 women will experience a pregnancy-related mood or anxiety disorder during pregnancy or within the following year. Would you know what to say or do if a woman entered your office today, complaining … [Read More…]

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Sep

PPD Program to Host Perinatal Mood Disorders Workshop

September 28, 2011

Health professionals including social workers and case managers; physicians and nurses; psychiatrists and counselors; and midwives and doulas are invited to learn more about Perinatal Mood Disorders, their risk factors, and effective treatment options at a perinatal mood disorders workshop conducted by HAS PPD staff. The workshop will take place November 3, 2011, from 9:00 … [Read More…]

11
Jul

HAS to Sponsor talk by Dr. Luis Zayas

July 11, 2011

HAS is excited to co-sponsor a talk by Dr. Luis Zayas, Shanti K. Khinduka Distinguished Professor of Social Work / Professor of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine. Dr. Zayas will be discussing his recent book, Latinas Attempting Suicide, which explores the sociocultural and developmental processes that influence suicidal behavior among adolescent Latinas.   The … [Read More…]

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Jul

Local Press Coverage of HAS Community Event

July 1, 2011

Please see today’s North Lawndale News for coverage of the unveiling of “A Celebration of Family life,” youth-created public artwork on display at our Western Avenue site.  The article is available in English and Spanish. The Back of the Yards newspaper The Gate also published an interesting piece about the event.  It’s available here. Read … [Read More…]

30
Jun

Photos from Friday’s unveiling ceremony are available

June 30, 2011

Thanks to everyone who came out for the unveiling of “A Celebration of Family Life,” the new mosaic sculptures that will be on permanent display at out Western Avenue site.  Youth Prevention participants, together with Urban Gateways artist Nicole Beck, created the sculptures as a project designed to encourage self-expression and provide a positive alternative … [Read More…]

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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…]