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Substance Abuse Treatment for Women

Substance Abuse treatment centers for women are necessary because women face several challenges in recovery that are gender specific. Although men and women abuse alcohol or drugs for many of the same reasons, women tend to suffer from addiction because they are in bad relationships, have low self-esteem or self-image problems or a history of […]

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Dual Diagnosis Treatment

Many individuals who have substance abuse problems also have mental health problems. In fact, the presence of a dual diagnosis is quite common in substance abusers.   What is Dual Diagnosis or a Co-Occurring Disorder? It simply refers to two or more disorders or illnesses occurring in the same person. Among those with substance abuse […]

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White Sox Fundraiser

On September 11th St. Martin de Porres House of Hope looks forward to celebrating with our supporters, family and friends at US Cellular Field where the Chicago White Sox will take on the Minnesota Twins. This will be a time for us to come together and celebrate the success of our organization that is only made […]

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Welcome Our New Staff Members

We would like to announce and welcome two new staff members that recently joined St. Martin de Porres House of Hope. In April, Yaisa Hagood joined us as the Resource Development Coordinator. Ms. Hagood brings to us more than 10 years experience working in the Non Profit Sector in the areas of fundraising, business development […]

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2015 Graduation Ceremony

Our annual graduation ceremony took place on July 31st. During our annual celebration, we honor our GED students for the concentrated time that they spent to further their education. Receiving a certificate of completion is encouraging and satisfying on many levels for our women.   The highlight of the day was honoring two women, Afi […]

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