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Healthcare Alternative Systems - North Milwaukee Avenue

Healthcare Alternative Systems - North Milwaukee Avenue

Drug Rehab Center in Chicago, Illinois

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Drug Addiction

This drug rehab in Illinois provides people with a high standard of accredited, state-licensed care and accepts private health insurance to help them get sober and stay sober.

About This Illinois Facility

Healthcare Alternative Systems - Men's Transitional Housing, located on North Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, specializes in treating men with behavioral health conditions. This residential facility stands out for its multicultural and bilingual services, aiming to empower patients by tailoring treatment to their individual needs and promoting new, healthy lifestyles.

  • Multicultural and Bilingual Services: Offers comprehensive programs in both English and Spanish to meet the diverse needs of its patients.
  • Personalized Treatment Plans: Each patient receives a custom-tailored treatment plan, focusing on learning healthy living habits.
  • Core Values of Inclusion, Partnership, Innovation, and Respect: These principles guide the facility's approach to treatment and patient care.

Accredited by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and holding a State License, Healthcare Alternative Systems - Men's Transitional Housing is committed to high standards of care. Their programs are designed for individuals who are medically stable and do not require detox services, emphasizing the importance of a supportive and understanding environment in recovery.

The facility addresses a range of issues, including Substance Abuse, Opioid Addiction, Dual Diagnosis, and Drug Addiction. Treatment methods encompass Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Sober-Living / Half-Way services, Outpatient programs, Detox, and Residential Levels of Care, offering a comprehensive approach to overcoming addiction and fostering long-term recovery.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • SAMHSA Listed
  • Multiple Centers
  • Accreditations

    State License

    SAMHSA

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    Rehab centers in Illinois exist to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using psychoactive substances. Centers like Healthcare Alternative Systems - North Milwaukee Avenue are here to help.

    Opioids are a set of drugs prescribed for pain relief. Opioid addiction for Illinois residents refers to the compulsive seeking of opioids, even when they are not required medically. Treatment involves medication-assisted therapy in which medicines, counseling, and behavioral therapies are all utilized at Healthcare Alternative Systems - North Milwaukee Avenue.

    Levels of Care Offered at Healthcare Alternative Systems - North Milwaukee Avenue

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Detox, Drug Rehab, Outpatient, Residential, Sober-Living / Half-Way, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    An addict may have to go through alcohol or drug withdrawal. While detox may be uncomfortable, it is not life-threatening. Detoxification allows the addict to rid the body of all traces of drugs or alcohol and gives the addict a clean slate for their recovery. In an inpatient or outpatient setting, detox can be managed medically.

    An outpatient treatment program is set up to help with alcohol or drug addiction, or a co-occurring disorder. The patient must attend the Illinois facility for their therapy and other programs but are able to return home each night. The frequency of mandatory attendance decreases after much of Healthcare Alternative Systems - North Milwaukee Avenue‘s program is complete.

    Sober living houses reinforce healthy living behaviors and can help prevent relapse. They are designed to feel more like a home with greater independence and privacy. A sober living house in Chicago, IL managed by Healthcare Alternative Systems - North Milwaukee Avenue might incorporate random drug screening, curfews, rotating chores, group meetings.

    Residential treatment programs are those that offer housing and meals in addition to substance abuse treatment. Rehab facilities that offer residential treatment allow patients to focus solely on recovery, in an environment totally separate from their lives. Some rehab centers specialize in short-term residential treatment (a few days to a week or two), while others solely provide treatment on a long-term basis (several weeks to months). Some offer both, and tailor treatment to the patient’s individual requirements.

    Aftercare support refers to the follow-up care provided after the initial rehab program. The quality of aftercare support plays an important role in preventing relapses and sustains recovery. Aftercare support at Healthcare Alternative Systems - North Milwaukee Avenue is personalized according to the needs of the patient in Illinois.

    Therapies & Programs

    Individual therapy refers to one-on-one psychotherapy between a patient and their Healthcare Alternative Systems - North Milwaukee Avenue therapist. Individual therapy seeks to help identify the issues that drive and contribute to a client’s addiction or alcoholism. Another goal of individual counseling is to assist the client to learn how to manage their lives without alcohol or drugs.

    Addiction is a family disease. Family therapy is a common tool that is used during inpatient treatment. While living with active addiction in Chicago, Illinois, it is impossible for family members not to be affected. In order to have the greatest chances for long term sobriety, healing any family trauma and dysfunctional communications is important. Family therapy aims to heal and rebalance unhealthy roles and habits.

    Group therapy occurs in a group setting as opposed to a one on one setting. It benefits patients by providing a feeling of support and letting them know they are not alone. Patients at Healthcare Alternative Systems - North Milwaukee Avenue also learn to build trust and understanding and gain perspective through discussions.

    Most individuals suffering from addiction have low self-awareness, so they end up making poor decisions. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is suitable for patients recovering from an addiction of any kind. Through it, patients become more aligned with their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, giving them a better opportunity to respond appropriately to temptations and negative feelings.

    This therapy modality at Healthcare Alternative Systems - North Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago, IL strengthens a person’s ability to stay on top of their emotional state and learn new stress management techniques so they won’t give in to the temptations easily. Moreover, CBT helps people communicate and express their emotions well, which can be vital in relapse management. CBT is also suitable for managing co-occurring disorders like depression and bipolar illness.

    When it comes to maintaining sobriety, people who quit recovery without developing life skills are disadvantaged. While teaching life skills at Healthcare Alternative Systems - North Milwaukee Avenue is difficult, support with aftercare helps patients learn these skills over time. Life skills include getting a career, living in a good environment, self-care, and finance management, all in Chicago, IL.

    A 12-Step Program is a common method that is used to treat addiction. This format is used for both drug and alcohol treatment. It is extremely popular and successful for large numbers of people. It is a relatively simple set of steps that are done continuously in order to move through life with awareness, accountability and honesty. 12-Step programs are available in most every city in the Unites States. They are available in person, electronically and virtually through phone or web-based meetings.

    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Health Insurance
  • Self-Pay / Cash
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
  • Sliding Scale
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    Healthcare Alternative Systems - North Milwaukee Avenue Location and Directions
    Address Information1866 N Milwaukee Ave
    Chicago, Illinois 60647 Phone Number(773) 782-4734 Meta DetailsUpdated April 15, 2024
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    Chicago, Illinois Addiction Information

    In 2016, more than 2,350 Illinoisans died from drug overdoses. More than 5,500 deaths annually occur in Illinois due to the abuse of alcohol and other drugs. 7.17% of Illinois residents reported using illicit drugs in the past month (2018). Substance abuse costs the state approximately $3.5 billion every year.

    Chicago's an exhilarating city with world-class museums, a vibrant arts and culture scene, and mouthwatering cuisine to savor. Opioid overdoses and fentanyl-related deaths, however, have skyrocketed – Cook County saw a 97% rise in fentanyl-induced fatalities from 2018 to 2019, and had the state's second-highest drug mortality rate in 2021.

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