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Above & Beyond Adds Women’s Trauma Group to Provide Safe, Supportive Healing SpaceAbove and Beyond Family Recovery Center has continued to grow its program by offering new therapy groups based on its clients’ needs. For women seeking help for substance use issues, many of their addiction behaviors developed as coping skills to block out trauma …

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Private Treatment Center Fills Void Left By State Budget Cuts

Source: Medill Reports Chicago By Cloee Cooper Melvin Daniels was recently released from his second stint in prison for unlawful use of a weapon. On a rainy January morning, he walked ten blocks from his halfway house in Garfield Park to join a couple dozen people, many of them recovering from alcohol and drug addiction. In …

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Cressey Crusade to Help Those with Addiction is Personal

Bryan Cressey Full Bio Successful Investor puts Money into Rehab – Chicago Sun Times Read more from Sllia Kapos ar shiakapos.com. Bryan Cressey, a Chicago venture capital pioneer, is putting his money into fighting addiction and poverty. He’s founded and personally funded Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center, a nonprofit alcohol treatment facility on the …

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Former Addicts Get Married at Center Where They Get Clean

EAST GARFIELD PARK — Drug addiction nearly destroyed the lives of James and Coretta Thompson. Fighting that addiction not only kept them alive, but it also brought them together. Last month, the couple married at Above and Beyond Family Recovery Center (http://www.anb.today/)at 2942 W. Lake St. The West Side treatment center helps people fight their …

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Chicago Defender: Renewing Hope and Transforming Lives

One of the biggest epidemics in the U.S. is drug addiction. In the last four decades, the cycle of drugs sold and consumed in the African-American community has deteriorated generations down to walking shadows. Once, many flourishing areas in the Chicago Black communities represented pride, stability and progression to do better — be better. In …

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