Yoga for Addiction Recovery

Slide1-6-1-300x225.png is an online information center dedicated to those battling addiction and mental health issues. Their goal is to equip families with the necessary tools and resources to guide them on the road to recovery. 

Research has indicated that yoga and other mindfulness techniques can be used in conjunction with traditional, evidence-based treatment to help people overcome mental illness and substance use disorders.

Legal: Southam Law


Where: 208 South Jefferson Street, Suite 204, Chicago, Illinois 60661
Phone: 773.466.4478

Keith Southam is the founder and principal of Southam Law, a firm which focuses on helping immigrants and LGBT persons. Before law school, Keith worked as an ESL instructor and international student advisor. In law school, Keith focused on immigration law and LGBT issues, including an internship at the Chicago Immigration Court, a student law review article about asylum for LGBT persons, and a clerkship with a solo practitioner of immigration law. After law school, Keith worked as an associate attorney for a small immigration firm in Chicago. In 2016, Keith founded Southam Law with the goal of providing client-centered, cost-conscious legal services. Southam Law provides a full range of immigration services (family-based matters, employment-based matters, asylum, deportation defense, work permits/visas, naturalization, etc.) as well as services to LGBT clients (basic estate planning and wills, name changes, divorces, etc.).

Mental Health: Andersonville Psychology

Where: 5412 N. Clark St. Suite 220, Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: 773-570-1220

Andersonville Psychology was founded with the goals of providing psychotherapy and psychological assessment services that are evidence-based, trauma-informed, and affirmative of LGBTQ+ identities. Our psychologists seek to create a safe, judgment-free environment where clients can be honest and share all aspects of their identity. We specialize in working on issues related to trauma, anxiety, depression, and struggles of daily living. For more information or to schedule an intake session, email us at, call us at 773-570-1220, or visit our website:

Dentist: Dr Sims


Where: 5503 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL 60619
Phone: (773) 878-7467

“Since opening his first office, Dr. Sims has made it a comfortable, caring environment for patients. He strives to answer any and all questions a patient may have.

This ability to put himself in the patient’s place has earned him the reputation he has in proving a kind, comfortable and caring environment to have your dentistry done. “ -

Yoga Classes: Corepower Yoga Uptown


Where: 4428 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: 773.271.9642

CorePower Yoga roots an intensely physical workout in the mindfulness of yoga, helping students change their bodies and their lives. Live Your Power.”

“Free parking available in the gated parking lot behind the Target loading dock station. Enter through the Sunnyside St entrance off of Broadway Ave.”

Healthcare: Howard Brown


Where: 3245 N. Halsted Street Chicago, IL 60657; 4025 N. Sheridan Road Chicago, IL 60613; etc
Phone: 773.388.1600

“Howard Brown Health is a lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer organization based in Chicago, United States. It was founded as a healthcare provider, and now provides health and social services in several locations in the Chicago area.” - Wikipedia

Services include Primary Care Services; HIV/AIDS and STI testing and care; and Counseling Services.

Mental Health: Intraspectrum


Where: 5340 N Clark St #212, Chicago, IL 60640
Phone: (773) 750-3505

“IntraSpectrum Counseling is a private, group psychotherapy practice of impressively educated, trained, and devoted psychologists, social workers, and licensed clinical professional counselors. Among a variety of other areas of expertise, all staff members have specialized training and experience in working with the LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and Intersex) population and provide sensitive, LGBTQI-affirmative treatment. Additionally our team’s inclusive approach offers the highest quality service to all clients, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity—all are welcome.” -