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Nicasa

Drug Rehab Center in Waukegan, Illinois

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Drug Addiction
  • Alcoholism

Nicasa is an addiction treatment center in Waukegan, Illinois, providing a range of services including counseling, medication management, education, and aftercare programs, with specialized services for Substance Use Disorders, evidence-based practices, and accreditation from The Joint Commission.

About This Illinois Facility

Nicasa is a comprehensive addiction treatment center located in Waukegan, Illinois. Founded in 1971, the organization provides a range of services to those struggling with addiction and mental illness. Nicasa offers a variety of treatment plans, including individual and group counseling, peer support, medication management, and medical services. They also provide education, case management, and aftercare programs to ensure a successful and lasting recovery.

Nicasa offers specialized services for Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) such as an intensive outpatient program, a short-term residential treatment program, and a recovery-support program. All of their programs use evidence-based practices to promote a successful recovery and lasting lifestyle change. Their SUD services are tailored to the individual's needs, ensuring the best possible outcome from treatment. In addition, Nicasa provides medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to help individuals overcome withdrawal symptoms when they begin the detoxification process.

Nicasa is accredited by The Joint Commission, one of the nation's leading healthcare accreditation organizations. They are also licensed by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) and regularly receive awards for their exemplary services. Nicasa is committed to providing an individualized recovery plan that empowers individuals to achieve long-term sobriety. In addition, they have partnerships with local organizations and employers to provide supportive services that aid in the recovery process.

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

    CARF

    The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) is a non-profit organization that specifically accredits rehab organizations. Founded in 1966, CARF's, mission is to help service providers like rehab facilities maintain high standards of care.

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    Substance abuse typically leads to addiction, which requires specialized treatment programs at Nicasa 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.

    A combination of treatments is often needed to treat drug abuse issues effectively. In the case of drug abuse, there is no easy answer or one-size-fits-all cure.

    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 Nicasa in Waukegan, IL requires care in which both medications, medication, and behavioral treatments are used.

    Levels of Care Offered at Nicasa

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are Aftercare Support, Drug Rehab, Intensive Outpatient, Intervention, Outpatient, with additional therapies available as listed below.

    An Intensive Outpatient Program like what’s offered at Nicasa, 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.

    When remaining at their job in Waukegan, or continuing their studies, the individual may live with their family while utilizing Nicasa‘s outpatient services. Treatment requires counseling the patient at the individual level, in a group setting, about substance addiction, drugs, and therapy sessions.

    An intervention is a meeting held by families and friends of the addicted party, managed by Nicasa. It lets the person know that their loved ones are concerned about them. It is intended to make the addicted party agree to get help.

    Interventions are often hosted by a mental health professional in Illinois who knows how to communicate with people dealing with addiction. These intervention services can make all the difference when it comes to getting loved ones to agree to treatment.

    Aftercare support involves the support given to a Waukegan, 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). Nicasa‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.

    Therapies & Programs

    Individual professional counseling or individual therapy refers to the one-on-one interaction between a patient and his or her counselor at Nicasa in Waukegan, Illinois. Individual therapy allows for more privacy, one that group interactions can’t provide. It makes it easier for the counselor and the patient to deal with the central issues, which are likely the culprits of substance addiction.

    Group therapy is an important tool in recovery. Finding a peer group in Waukegan, IL and others who relate to your situation is a fundamental tool for recovery at Nicasa. 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.

    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.

    Rehabilitation is not just limited to bringing an individual out of addiction and achieving sobriety. It is considered complete only when an individual starts leading a normal and balanced life. Life skill therapy focuses on the various skills that help an individual to lead a normal life. Patients often do not take care of themselves, struggle professionally, and withdraw from social interaction due to addiction’s physical and emotional disturbances.

    Life skills therapy helps people in Illinois improve various personal, professional, and social skills such as cooking healthy meals, maintaining proper hygiene, budgeting, decision-making, time management, regulation of emotions, and effectively resolving interpersonal conflicts.

    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.
    Nicasa Location and Directions
    Address Information1113 W Greenwood Ave
    Waukegan, Illinois 60087 Phone Number(847) 244-4434 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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    Waukegan, 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.

    In recent years, Waukegan has become better known for its problems with drug addiction and abuse. 15% of high school students reported being offered, sold, or given an illegal drug on school property. 61% of patients admitted to a hospital for substance abuse were under the age of 35. There are resources and programs available to help those struggling with addiction, but many people are still not aware of them.

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