One More Chance Clinic was developed in 2010 by
Mr. Stephvon "BO" Cook ( see below) and consist of a governing board of professionals ranging from Doctors to Social Workers
One More Chance Clinic acknowledged the need for a support group for ALL people who are dealing with life issues
and have a desire to discuss complex issues of manhood
without shame and fear.
1MCC challenges people to go deeper and to recognize behaviors that are hindering them from living their best.
One More Chance Clinic nurtures a family style atmosphere by:
- Keeping the group size small for better relationship building and listening
- Classroom style learning
- Traditional group processing
- Outings and activities that promote family support, mental and emotional growth.
"Don't be Afraid to Leap into Your New Season"
About the Director
Mr. Stephvon Bo" Cook: BGSS,CMHC,CADC
is a graduate of the prestigious
Roosevelt University, Chicago Illinois.
Earning his degrees in Sociology studying the Institution of Manhood and his Masters in Mental Health Counseling and a Certified Chemical Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Photo Courtesy of Nicci Briann
Mr. Stephvon " Bo" Cook offers real talk and advice in these confusing times of life, by facilitating support groups, lectures, consulting organizations, appearances on radio and TV shows across the country addressing issues that impact lives.
Sexuality Issues :Heterosexual /Gay/Bi/Transgendered/MSM
Fears and Questions around the Institution of Manhood
Violence Against Self and Others
Human trafficking/ Men and Women Prostitution
One More Chance Clinic
One More Chance Clinic is now meeting in the beautiful contemporary GSC resource area at UIC Room 183
Year in Review 2017-18
Mr. Bo was honored in April 2017 at the UIC Gender and Sexuality Center’s Lavender Graduation ceremony. The Action Award recognizes outstanding members of the community who work closely with University of Illinois GSC Department, Students and Community to help spread the mission of GSC.
Photo Courtesy of photographer Nicci Briann In addition, to receiving the Action Award Honor Mr. Bo introduced the 1st Annual Hattie B. Woods Hayden Award. An award created to honor his Mother’s memory and legacy of love and vision.3 student were chosen as recipients of the Hattie B Hayden Award.
Photo courtesy of photographer Nicci Briann
In May of 2017 Mr. Bo was seen on a popular TV show 60 minutes it captured Mr. Bo preparing to lecture and Counsel the detainees of Cook County Jail. https://www.cbsnews.com/60-minutes/
( click on episodes and then chose Cook County Jail )
Year in Review 2015-16
Mr. Bo has had a busy 2015 summer Mr. Bo has been working with Inmates with mental health and substance abuse issues in Cook County Jail in Chicago, Illinois. He has a captive audience of 48 plus incarcerated men who hear him speak on men's issues that can help men live a clean and sober lifestyle.
Mr. Bo's tier that he calls his office, where 48 men live daily were seen on Anderson Cooper 360 in a segment with Sheriff Tom Dart speaking on Mental Health and Cook County jail.
Mr. Bo's tier of Men was also featured on a segment with Vice News speaking with Sheriff Tom Dart about Institutionalized Mental Health Behind Bars
If you look close enough you will see Mr. Bo tier's and him sporting a beard 5:50 to 7:00 minutes.
All Mr. Bo's caring and hard work was topped off with a visit to the tier by Chicago's Archbishop Blase Cupich which was a wonderful surprised to have the guys to be prayed for and prayed with and the tier Blessed.
Mr. Bo was also featured in August issue of Modern health Care Magazine 2015.
In the Article its speaks of Mental health challenges that men face who are impacted with incarceration and substance abuse issue.
As Mr. Bo would say he is given the guys so much valuable information he is "Blowing their Wigs back!