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About Madraigos Midwest

Madraigos Midwest is a not-for-profit mental health organization with a singular mission: to empower youths in the Midwest with the tools and skills they need to become socially and emotionally healthy adults. Presently, Madraigos Midwest has a wide variety of prevention, enrichment, and intervention services that include:

Our Preventive Programs Include:

The Barry & Harriet Ray Steps to Healthy Living Curriculum
The Madraigos Midwest “Steps to Healthy Living” is a well-researched Prevention skills program designed for 5th -12th grades. Specially trained teachers work from a 2,500 page, 30 week curriculum teaching Conflict Resolution, Addictions, Communication Skills, Peer Pressure Reversal Skills, Healthy Decision Making, Internet Safety, Body Image, Stress and Anger Management, Bullying Prevention and more.

Community Education:
Madraigos Midwest arranges for renowned and expert guest lecturers to present on a host of topics relevant to all parents in the community.


Our Enrichment Programs Include:

Lounge/Drop in Center:
Madraigos Midwest’s unique drop-in center, the Lounge, provides teens with a safe, fun and nurturing environment, under the supervision and guidance of Madraigos Midwest’s staff. The Lounge is a destination for teens to come play, talk, eat and “chill” in a relaxed and non-judgmental atmosphere.

Basketball Leagues:
The basketball league provides teens with a healthy outlet and allows for learning important life skills such as teamwork, self-esteem, the importance of being active, healthy competition and discipline.

Annual Walder Retreat:
Madraigos Midwest offers its teens to join them on an annual retreat which focuses on emotional health. The retreat is designed to enhance self acceptance, inner strength and resiliency.

Our Intervention Services Include:

Mozes & Helen Stern Counseling Center:
The counseling center provides assessments, referrals, and psychotherapy services for pre-teens, teens, and emerging adults in the community. At the Counseling Center, our clients receive the upmost professional care from a licensed clinician who is culturally sensitive and trained to work with our clientele. Additionally, we are paneled with select insurance companies and also provide a sliding scale option to make therapy affordable and attainable for our community.



About Madraigos Midwest 1st Annual Men's Softball

Join the Chicago community for our first annual men's softball tournament. We will be having a competitive softball tournament all while raising funds for a great organization with a great cause, Madraigos Midwest. Let's hit it out of the park for our community's children.



The event will follow CDC Guidelines and be subject to the Village of Lincolnwood Covid-19 Regulations.