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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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NorthShore’s Community Investment Fund names recipients of $4 million total in grants

February 16, 2023

Nine Chicago and Evanston health organizations received a total of $4 million in funding from NorthShore University HealthSystem’s Community Investment Fund. The fund, which was formed last year,...

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‘Anyone is welcome’: Peer-led model of walk-in mental health crisis care comes to Evanston

May 27, 2022

Content warning: This article contains mentions of mental health crises, hospitalization and self-harm. When a guest walks into the mental health crisis center on Skokie Boulevard, they’re greeted...

The front of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

City Council allocates funds for walk-in mental health crisis center

March 29, 2022

City Council voted unanimously to fund the development of a walk-in mental health crisis center in Evanston with up to $900,000 from the American Rescue Plan Act on Monday.  Designed to emulate the...

Alone, together: Substance abuse recovery organizations take community online

Alone, together: Substance abuse recovery organizations take community online

April 14, 2020

Like other local substance abuse recovery organizations, PEER Services has made many of its in-person counseling programs virtual, operating online and over the phone. But executive director Maureen McDonnell...

Prescription pill bottles. In Evanston, PEER Services treats patients for opioid addiction, often using methadone, itself an opioid.

‘We see real miracles here’: local groups tackle opioid addiction

January 23, 2020

For the 160 or so patients receiving medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction in Evanston, curbing dependence has become part of their daily routine. Every day, these patients go to the Davis...

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