There are programs available in Austin for people who want to continue treatment or seek help for the first time. Austin native Jerome McNutt, who’s been sober for 19 months, says he’s taking things one day at a time and encourages others to do the same. “This is a good time to get your life right.”
In celebration of National Health Center week, Austin residents are invited from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 14 at 330 N. Lotus Ave. There will be fresh produce for sale and hands-on gardening activities, and 37th Ward Ald. Emma Mitts will be honored.
The Chicago Police Department, New Moms and Communities First Association participated in the conversation May 16th, part of The Chicago Community Trust’s third annual event that brought together thousands across the Chicago area.