Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham

Drug Rehab Center in Chicago, Illinois

About This Chicago, IL Facility

Learn more about Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham from this summarized breakdown.

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham’s Drug Treatment Center, located in Chicago, IL, offers multiple levels of care, individualized treatment options, and accepts most health insurance.

When weighing your options, accreditations are clearly encouraged. We also discovered an additional certification by JCAHO.

This facility claims to offer treatment that is fully covered by insurance, as far as our research has indicated. Please call us to verify your insurance coverage and help to find a center that accepts it. At Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham, self-pay is available.

Genders
  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Accreditations
    Not SAMHSA Listed
    Not Approved
    Not CARF Accredited
    JCAHO Listed

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    A detailed list of the primary issues commonly treated.

    Drug Rehabilitation

    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.

    Dual-Diagnosis Treatment in Chicago, IL

    Substance use disorder falls under two categories: Alcohol or Drug Abuse and Drug Dependence. An individual suffering from a substance use disorder and mental health disorders is said to have a co-occurring disorder or a dual disorder. Individuals in Chicago, IL with substance use disorders and mental health problems are said to suffer from a ‘dual diagnosis’.

    The most frequently identified mental health issues found in individuals with substance use disorders include anxiety, depression, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder.

    Dual Diagnosis, Mental Health 

    Levels of Care Offered

    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham offers a variety of treatment.

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Dual-Diagnosis, Outpatient, Residential, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Outpatient Program

    Outpatient treatment is treatment that occurs when a patient is not checked into a rehab facility. The patient may show up for therapy sessions, go through detox and engage in other therapies to help them recover. However, they will do so while they live at home in Illinois.

    Outpatient therapy provided by Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham is usually recommended as a follow up to inpatient therapy. It helps patients adapt to their normal lives after treatment. In some cases, it can also be an alternative to inpatient treatment. People may choose this route if they are unable to leave their jobs, children or if they don’t have the money for inpatient treatment. However, inpatient treatment is the best way to recover from addiction.

    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 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). Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.

    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham‘s Therapies & Programs

    The methods used to care for each individual.

    Individual Therapy

    Individual therapy aims to identify the core issues that would have led the patient to substance abuse and address the root cause effectively. Patients find the therapist as a person who they can trust. It helps them to open up and discuss personal and sensitive issues, which they may not be comfortable discussing in a group.

    Couples Therapy at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham

    Couples therapy is an approach wherein the patients and their partners are engaged together as a part of the treatment process. When a person becomes a victim of substance abuse, it affects the patient and the people around him, particularly his partner. Their relationship can become strained due to lack of communication, financial issues, loss of trust, lack of intimacy, and physical abuse in more severe cases.

    Couples therapy addresses these issues and tries to rebuild the trust between the partners. The partner’s involvement in the process will result in greater chances of treatment success and sustained recovery.

    Family Counseling + Treatment

    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. It helps to repair relationships and improve communication between family members.

    Group therapy happens at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Chicago, IL patients’ recovery by offering a sense of comfort and letting them know that they are not alone. Through shared conversations, patients also learn to develop faith and understanding and gain insight on their addictions.

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma therapy refers to treatment wherein specialist therapists help the patients to resolve the trauma that led the patients to substance abuse. The trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. Thinking of these traumatic events causes emotional disturbances like anxiety, depression and results in addiction. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed. Otherwise, there is a risk of relapse. Trauma therapy also improves the cognitive functions and provides long term benefits.

    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is a way of addressing concerns through talking. It can be used in individual counseling sessions. Talking through issues with professionals at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham can identify sources of discomfort or unhealthy thoughts. It is a way of learning about yourself and your individual perceptions. CBT is a healthy way of addressing some behaviors which may be bringing unintended consequences in your life.

    Medical Nutrition Therapy, also called nutrition therapy and MNT, helps someone recovering from an addiction learn how to replenish their body with the nutrients that food can provide. This helps improve medical, physical, and emotional conditions resulting from an addiction. These skills are taught by dietitians and nutritionists at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham in Chicago, Illinois who understand the effects of addiction.
    People who leave treatment without learning life skills from staff at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham are at a disadvantage when it comes to maintaining sobriety. Although it is difficult to teach life skills, aftercare support helps patients develop these skills over time. Life skills taught in Illinois include things like finding a job and a good place to live, self-care, and managing finances.

    Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) is a treatment that helps people to quit smoking. NRT reduces the withdrawal symptoms by giving nicotine in low doses. It is safe for most adults, teens and pregnant women should not undergo NRT. Research shows that the use of NRT doubles the chances of quitting smoking.

    Couples Therapy, Experiential Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Life Skills, Motivational Interviewing, Nicotine Replacement Therapy, Nutrition Therapy, Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy, Trauma Therapy

    Patient Experience

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    Experiential Therapy at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham

    Experiential therapy works on the principle that the perception of individuals determines their behavior. It is different from medication and talk therapy and suits those who have difficulty in expressing themselves and interact. Experiential therapy works by using tools and activities to recreate past experiences and encourages the release of suppressed thoughts that were responsible for the negative feelings and drug addiction.

    Role-playing, arts and crafts, music, animal care, rock climbing, etc. are some of the activities used in this therapy. Gradually the individual will experience calmness and love and change their perception positively. Other than drug addiction, Experiential therapy is useful in various behavioral and eating disorders.

    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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    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Jesse Brown VA Medical Center - Auburn Gresham Location and Directions
    Address Information7731 S Halsted St
    Chicago, Illinois 60620 Phone Number(773) 962-3700 Meta DetailsUpdated June 21, 2022
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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.

    Drug misuse can lead to other serious health problems, including HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C infection and liver disease. Chicago's main drugs of abuse include heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamine. Field sobriety tests can be used to determine if someone is driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. There are about 872 drug treatment centers in the city, and the number of people seeking help for addiction continues to rise.

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