Interview with VP of Strategic Partnerships and Engagement Teresa Garate, PhD

Interview with Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Engagement Teresa Garate, Ph.D.

Teresa Garate, Ph.D., was recently recognized as one of Crain’s 2019 Notable Women Executives Over 50 for her years of nonprofit leadership. Since joining Gateway Foundation’s Executive Management Team as vice president of strategic partnerships and engagement in 2017, Dr. Garate has used her strengths in relationship development to increase visibility for the organization, bringing…

Gateway Foundation LGBTQ+ Residential Program Out in Recovery Opening in Lake Villa

New LGBTQ+ Residential Program: Out in Recovery

People in the LGBTQ+ community face higher rates of substance use disorders and other mental health issues than their non-LGBTQ+ peers. Exacerbating the problem, many LGBTQ+ individuals have additionally experienced discrimination, blame or complete denial of care from their healthcare provider due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. To address this stigma and better…