CHEE Newsletter Articles

CHEE Newsletter Articles

Read articles from our Office of Community Health Equity and Engagement (CHEE) Newsletter here.

Read articles from our Office of Community Health Equity and Engagement (CHEE) Newsletter here.

The Power of Mentoring

Kyla McDaniel benefitted from mentorship and now is a mentor herself through the REACH MedStem Pathways program.

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Mental Health First Aid Training From Rush

Rush is offering mental health first aid training. The eight-hour course teaches participants how to identify, understand and respond to signs and symptoms of mental illness and substance use disorders.

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Rush Employee Volunteers Build Connections With Community

Learn about the history of the Rush Employee Volunteer Program and some of the recent volunteer efforts.

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Abbott and CHEE Collaborate to Deliver Food

Abbott and the Office of Community Health Equity and Engagement collaborated to deliver food to 600 families.

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Mental Health Help for Kids, Teens and Families

Rush’s Adolescent Family Center (AFC) and School-Based Health Centers (SBHCs) offer health care to West Side youth.

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REACH Leaders Join JFF in Conversation About Equitable Pathways

Rush Education and Career Hub (REACH) leaders share the REACH story during a webinar hosted by JFF.

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Nourishing the Community

Rukiya Curvey Johnson, director of community health and engagement at Rush and executive director of the Rush Education and Career Hub (REACH), shares her thoughts on the importance of access to basic needs.

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How a Boston African Slave Helped Fight a Smallpox Epidemic

Learn how the actions of an African slave paved the way for the use of vaccines.

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COVID-19 Testing FAQs for Community Members

Answers to common questions to help you figure out what’s true about COVID-19 and what’s not, especially when it comes to testing

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The Power of Kindness

Kindness has never been more important than this year. Learn how you can continue to practice kindness during the pandemic.

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A Message from Rush Leaders: Racism, Health and Rush’s Commitment to Equality

Rush leaders share their thoughts about George Floyd's tragic death.

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Board-ups and Other Crisis Support for Small Businesses

Learn more about resources and information for small businesses impacted by the protests.

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COVID-19 Facts vs. Fiction

Find out the truth about common COVID-19 misconceptions.

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Social Work Helpline: (312) 563-1245

Learn about the support you can receive from the Rush Social Work Helpline.

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Rush Volunteering in Times of COVID-19

The Rush Employee Volunteer program continues to help the community during these difficult times.

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The Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Team

Learn how Rush's Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Team has turned to virtual options to provide support and services.

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