Increasing Mental Health Services On Chicago’s Southwest Side

Esperanza Health Center
Esperanza Health Center in Brighton Park Jason Marck / Jason Marck, WBEZ
Esperanza Health Center
Esperanza Health Center in Brighton Park Jason Marck / Jason Marck, WBEZ

Increasing Mental Health Services On Chicago’s Southwest Side

Fifteen years ago, Esperanza opened its doors to address the lack of accessible health services in the community on Chicago’s Southwest Side. Since then, one of the organization’s main goals has focused on closing the gap in access to mental health care in the area.

Reset checks in with Esperanza and another local community center on how they’re increasing mental health services on Chicago’s Southwest Side.

GUESTS: Dan Fulwiler, CEO of Esperanza Health Centers

Tanya Lozano, founder and CEO of Healthy Hood