Posts from the “HAS in the news” Category
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.
HAS’s Partner Abuse Intervention Program (PAIP) and one of our PAIP participants were recently profiled in Hoy newspaper. Read the stories here: http://www.vivelohoy.com/noticias/8320764/a-morning-in-domestic-abuser-therapy http://www.vivelohoy.com/noticias/8313629/the-slow-path-to-change-for-jimmy-lituma
The Youth Prevention Program’s work with Hedges Elementary School and the Peace and Education Coalition to prevent youth substance abuse was recently profiled in The Gate newspaper. Program staff work with parents in the Back of the Yards neighborhood, helping them develop strategies for talking with their kids about drugs and alcohol and preventing their … [Read More…]
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…]
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…]
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…]
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…]