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What Does it Mean to be an Ally In Recovery (AIR)?

HR HayMarket - Monday, November 25, 2019

December is a special time when many of us are busy preparing for the holidays and spending time with friends and family. December is also a time of giving and a time for giving back to our communities. We give back not only because it feels good, but because it can make a real, tangible impact on those around us. This year consider giving back to your community by becoming a founding member of Haymarket Center’s new monthly giving circle, Ally in Recovery (AIR).

Ally In Recovery donors are united by their commitment to a common mission: Supporting the over 12,000 men and women who come to Haymarket Center to change their lives, reunite with their families and make our communities stronger and safer. Your monthly commitment of just $19.75 (the year Haymarket Center was founded) will help provide Haymarket Center with the resources so desperately needed to provide education, support, and prevention tools to those at risk of or impacted by chronic health issues including substance use disorder, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and more.

Please consider being an Ally In Recovery today… in hopes of providing a better tomorrow for our clients and all of those in Recovery.

Haymarket Center is the Midwest’s most comprehensive community-based provider of substance use and mental health treatment, battling one of our region’s most devastating health problems. To become an Ally In Recovery, please click here To learn more about our programs, call us at 312-226-7984 or visit our website. Thank you!








2019 Father Mac Appreciation Award Luncheon

HR HayMarket - Wednesday, November 06, 2019

“When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.” —Maya Angelou

Haymarket Center is proud to bestow awards on two people who have enhanced the center's ability to provide ongoing community support at our 2019 Father Mac Appreciation Awards luncheon this month. The luncheon is named after the late Monsignor Ignatius McDermott, founder of Haymarket Center. We honor these exceptional individuals who have given their time and expertise to furthering Haymarket Center's mission to aid people with substance use disorders in their recovery by providing solutions.

Father Mac Appreciation Award

State Representative Deb Conroy

State Representative Conroy has worked to pass laws to fund resources that reduce opioid abuse and make our state government more efficient. She is the chair of the House Mental Health Committee, where she has worked to make sure insurers cover the care patients need. She has teamed up with area law enforcement to reduce drug use in the community and has fought to ensure that hospitals and clinics across Illinois have the proper funding they need.

Visionary Award

Peter O'Brien Sr President and CEO of MADO Management, LP.

MADO Management owns and manages the daily operations of three mental health rehabilitation facilities and one skilled and intermediate care facility. These facilities specialize in mental illness and coexisting chronic illnesses. Peter O’Brien is an advocate who shares his family's story to help promote understanding and awareness for mental health. He forges ahead with the quest to support the practice and expansion of person-centered programs. This vision follows those who have mental illness throughout their journey including hospitalization, rehabilitation, and community care.

Volunteers of the year:

“Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on Earth.” — Muhammad Ali

  • Triva Hall
  • Marqui L. Jamison
  • Denise Scott
  • Kriste Sveen
  • Loretta Odom

Over 200 policy leaders, representatives from our community, business, as well as former and current Haymarket Center leaders will attend the Father Mac Appreciation Award luncheon on November 7, 2019, at the Union League Club, Chicago.

Each year, for the Father Mac Appreciation Award luncheon, Haymarket Center clients create special and unique works of art that are inspired by the luncheon theme “Blue Sky Dreams.” We all have Blue Sky Dreams and sometimes life’s circumstances interrupt our path. It is Haymarket Center’s goal to allow our clients to reimagine their future and find their way back to their own Blue Sky Dreams.

Raffle – Own a One-of-a- Kind Painting

Individuals tickets are $20 each or 3 tickets for $50.

The Buy Now price is $300/painting

Raffle – Own a One-of-a- Kind Painting

Individuals tickets are $20 each or 3 tickets for $50.

The Buy Now price is $300/painting

Click here for Raffle Tickets!

The mission of Haymarket Center is to aid people with substance use disorders in their recovery by providing comprehensive behavioral health solutions. Haymarket Center has been serving the Chicago area since 1975. We pride ourselves on being large enough to ensure professionalism and reliability, yet small enough to provide personalized service. Hope for a better, more positive future starts here. To discover more about how we can serve your needs or the needs of a loved one, please visit our website or call us at 312-226-7984 today. Like us on Facebook to stay up-to-date on current events and tips.






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