Healthcare Alternative Systems - North
Drug Rehab Center in Chicago, Illinois
Basic information about this treatment center.
Healthcare Alternative Systems - North, a Non-Profit Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse and Drug Rehab Center in Chicago, IL. Primarily providing Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient treatments (and a variety of additional methods) to people struggling with drug and alcohol addiction. Healthcare Alternative Systems - North’s location in Illinois accepts most private health insurance.
Comprehensive substance abuse and addiction treatment programs in Chicago, IL help you or a loved one return to a healthy, productive life.
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Conditions and Issues Treated
A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.
Opiod Addiction, Substance Abuse
Getting sober on your own is not only dangerous during the initial detox, it is also more likely to result in a relapse later on. Addiction treatment centers provide a monitored environment where you will get the medical attention you need, as well as the emotional support to overcome drug or alcohol abuse.
Substance Abuse + Addiction Treatment
Substance abuse typically leads to addiction, which requires specialized treatment programs at Healthcare Alternative Systems - North to address. Many people benefit from inpatient drug rehabilitation, which includes inpatient acute care and residential rehabilitation. Other levels of care include intensive outpatient therapy, individual counseling, and support groups. Family therapy is also an essential part of treatment for substance abuse.
Opioid + Opiate Addiction Treatment
Opioids are a series of medicines that are used for pain relief. Opioid addiction refers to the compulsive pursuit of opioids, even though they are not medically needed. Medication-assisted therapy at Healthcare Alternative Systems - North in Chicago, IL requires care in which both medications, medication, and behavioral treatments are used.
Levels of Care Offered
Healthcare Alternative Systems - North offers a variety of treatment.
This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
An Intensive Outpatient Program like what’s offered at Healthcare Alternative Systems - North, targets those who need intensive treatment but would rather get it in the comfort of their homes. The treatment programs vary in duration and intensity. They can be tailored to suit the patient’s needs.
Aftercare support involves the support given to a Chicago, Illinois patient after they complete treatment. It helps them adjust to normal life. It may include setting them up in a halfway house and enrolling them in programs like Narcotics Anonymous (NA) and Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Healthcare Alternative Systems - North‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.
When remaining at their job in Chicago, or continuing their studies, the individual may live with their family while utilizing Healthcare Alternative Systems - North‘s outpatient services. Treatment requires counseling the patient at the individual level, in a group setting, about substance addiction, drugs, and therapy sessions.
Therapies & Programs
The methods used to care for each individual at Healthcare Alternative Systems - North.
12-Step Facilitation, Aftercare/continuing care, Anger Management, Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Couples Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Discharge Planning, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Intervention, Matrix Model, Substance Use Counseling, Trauma Therapy
12-Step Program Facilitation
Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program”. Most substance treatment centers have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. Because of this, most treatment plans follow a similar pattern when broken down.
The first three steps depend on the patient, so they are more specific and situational. The succeeding four steps center on practical issues brought on by substance abuse. Steps 8 and 9 deal with the social and emotional repercussions of addiction, encouraging patients to make amends to people they have wronged. These are followed by two steps revolving around the further exploration and reinforcement of Steps 1 to 9.
The last step requires an individual to extend a helping hand to people who are still in the early stages of their recovery.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Negative feelings are common in substance abuse disorders. If not recognized, they can cause co-occurring disorders. CBT involves strategies that help to change the thinking and behavioral pattern. It can be administered as a monotherapy as well as a part of combination therapy.
Couples therapy aims to rebuild the trust between the partners. Partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success. Couples therapy addresses financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse.
Family Counseling + Therapy
Family therapy is a set of therapeutic approaches that assumes that the entire family is a system. It utilizes the strengths and resources of the family to help the patient refrain from resorting to substance abuse. The impact of substance abuse is not just on the patient but on the entire family. Family therapy ensures that the patient gets adequate support from the family members after the treatment making the recovery process sustainable
- Family therapy guides all the members of the family to help the patient.
- It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.
- It helps to keep the patient engaged and motivated throughout the treatment.
Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in Chicago, IL and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at Healthcare Alternative Systems - North. Addiction tends to lead to isolation and feelings of uniqueness. The accountability and friendship that is found in group therapy can be more effective than any single other treatment approach. This is generally introduced early in recovery and is recommended as a lifetime treatment habit.
Trauma therapy is a way of addressing trauma while in a safe situation in order to heal. This may involve Healthcare Alternative Systems - North managing individual or group counseling or both. Other forms of therapy have been proven to assist in healing past traumas.
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