Project FIRE (Fearless Initiative for Recovery and Empowerment) is an artist development employment program that offers healing through glassblowing, combining glass arts education, mentoring, and trauma psychoeducation to support trauma recovery and create jobs for youth injured by violence.
Co-created by glass artist Pearl Dick and clinical psychologist Bradley Stolbach with the support of a University of Chicago Medicine Urban Health Initiative Faculty Fellowship, Project FIRE is a partnership of Healing Hurt People – Chicago, Firehouse Glass Studio, and ArtReach Chicago.
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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.