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City to increase supports for domestic violence

We’re grateful to see the city’s report highlighting domestic violence as an underreported and serious issue to bring attention. Michael Reese Health Trust has supported cross-sector collaborations to address survivor needs for many years and we fully support the mayor’s intention to focus on prevention efforts and community empowerment. “Although it does not garner the […]


School-based Behavioral Health in the era of COVID-19

It’s estimated that nationwide, one in five youth suffer from a diagnosable emotional, mental or behavioral disorder. For children who receive mental health services, seventy percent of them access those services at school.* In 2017, the Centers for Disease Control surveyed Chicago Public School students and found that 34.7% experienced feelings of sadness and hopelessness […]


Welcoming New Leadership

Dear Friends,  We are proud to welcome new leadership to the Michael Reese Health Trust’s Board of Directors. After completing his three-year term as Board Chairman, Harvey Barnett has passed the Chairman’s gavel to Walter R. Nathan. Harvey leaves a great legacy as Chairman, leading the organization through a transformative strategic plan and guiding us […]