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Primer Paso

Drug Rehab Center in Chicago, Illinois

  • Substance Abuse
  • Opioid Addiction
  • Alcoholism

Primer Paso is a Chicago-based treatment center that utilizes evidence-based methods and personalized care to promote long-term recovery from alcoholism, substance abuse, and opioid addiction in a safe and compassionate environment.

About This Chicago, IL Facility

Primer Paso is an alcoholism, substance abuse, and opioid addiction treatment facility located in Chicago, Illinois. Dedicated to helping individuals suffering from addiction, Primer Paso offers various levels of care to support individuals on their journey to sobriety. With a team of experienced professionals, they provide a safe and supportive environment where individuals can receive the necessary treatment and guidance to overcome their addiction and regain control of their lives.

Primer Paso offers a comprehensive range of services and treatment methods to address alcoholism, substance abuse, and opioid addiction. Their experienced team implements evidence-based practices to tailor treatment plans to each individual's specific needs. This includes therapies such as individual counseling, group therapy, and family therapy, which aim to foster personal growth, address underlying issues, and promote healthy relationships. Additionally, Primer Paso provides medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction, helping individuals manage withdrawal symptoms and reducing cravings. Through their holistic approach, Primer Paso strives to empower individuals with the tools and support necessary to achieve lasting recovery.

  • Male
  • Female
  • Gender Exclusive Center
  • Ages
  • Children
  • Teenagers
  • Adults
  • Seniors (65+)
  • Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Family
  • Groups
  • Additional
  • LGBTQ+ Allied
  • Hearing Impaired
  • Veteran Specific
  • Conditions and Issues Treated

    Substance abuse is the excessive use of any type of drug. This includes alcohol, medications and illegal drugs. Substance abuse is treated with a combination of physical and mental treatments. Primer Paso patients detox and follow up with therapies that target the underlying cause of the addiction.

    Opioid addiction is one of Illinois‘s most prominent forms of addiction. Drugs, including heroin, oxycontin, and fentanyl, are the most common. To relieve pain, or ease other ailments, they are professionally prescribed, but they are often abused because they and the feelings they give are addictive.

    Addiction is treated by detoxifying the body, so the medications’ chemicals are no longer impacting the individual. Primer Paso offers therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem are supplemented during and throughout treatment.

    Levels of Care Offered

    This center offers a variety of custom treatment tailored to individual recovery. Currently available are , with additional therapies available as listed below.

    Primer Paso‘s Therapies & Programs

    Group Therapy is a type of counseling that occurs between a bunch of strangers. These groups are suitable for patients who are not confined in a treatment facility, but group sessions are also common in inpatient rehab programs. Group therapy is led by a trained individual at Primer Paso in Chicago, IL and consists of members from different stages of recovery.

    The goal of group therapy sessions is to foster hope and a sense of belonging, share information, and learn coping mechanisms. It also helps to have people who can relate to what you’re going through. Good behaviors can also be contagious, and participants can learn from one another.

    Additional Details

    Specifics, location, and helpful extra information.
    Primer Paso Location and Directions
    Address Information5310 West Fullerton Avenue
    Chicago, Illinois 60639 Phone Number(773) 804-0301 Meta DetailsUpdated November 25, 2023
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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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