Family Advisory Board

The REACT Family Advisory Board (FAB) meets on a quarterly basis to ensure that REACT is consumer-driven and responsive to the needs of families. The REACT FAB is comprised of patients and family members who have been affected by community violence. Topics of particular interest to the FAB include:

  • Patient and family outreach
  • Changing the prevailing narrative about youth affected by community violence
  • Patient/family support groups
  • Outreach materials
  • Message of hope for patients/families
  • Patient survey/program evaluation
  • Program expansion/adding funding streams


950 E 61st St., Suite 207-Chicago, IL 60637

The University of Chicago Medicine REACT Program was established and is partially supported by funding from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), grant #5U79SM063163-03. The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.