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In December of 2022, the U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, met with After School Matters and Adler Community Health Services to see firsthand the work happening in Chicago to alleviate the youth mental health crisis and to glean input on how the programs can be replicated for other communities. As part of the visit, […]
After School Matters and the Division of Teen Wellness Opportunity within the University’s Adler Community Health Services formed a strategic partnership in early 2020, at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, to provide free, accessible mental health services to teens in marginalized communities.
After School Matters’ Chief Program Officer Melissa Mister joined Fox 32 Chicago to speak on the program and their partnership with Adler Community Health Services to provide individual and group counseling for teens and training workshops for embedded instructors.