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Stepping Stones - Theodore Location

Stepping Stones - Theodore Location

Drug Rehab Center in Joliet, Illinois

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

Theodore Location is a CARF accredited, SAMHSA licensed addiction treatment facility located in Joliet, Illinois providing comprehensive services including medically supervised detoxification, educational therapy sessions and counseling aimed at helping individuals find hope for recovery from substance abuse.

About This Joliet, IL Facility

Stepping Stones Treatment Center, located in Joliet, Illinois, is a highly regarded 12 step-focused drug and alcohol rehab for adults. Guided by evidence-based and medically-informed methods, Stepping Stones provides clinical services and recovery support options for those seeking treatment and their loved ones.

The facility offers inpatient, outpatient, and aftercare services, including dedicated programming for young adults and persons with co-occurring addiction and mental illness. Their primary treatment modalities include psychotherapy and recovery-focused life skills training.

Stepping Stones specializes in helping individuals overcome substance abuse, alcoholism, opioid addiction, and other forms of drug addiction. They provide comprehensive care and resources to support each person's journey towards hope, healing, and recovery.

  • Intensive, trauma-informed individual, group, and family counseling utilizing CBT, DBT, RBT, and motivational interviewing
  • Extensive recovery-focused life skills training, including courses in anger and stress management, coping, self-care, wellness, and relapse prevention
  • Robust continuum of care, including partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, standard outpatient, and sober living programs
  • Aftercare services, such as peer coaching, 12 step program facilitation, career counseling, and referrals for medical, mental health, and social service programs

Accredited by CARF and SAMHSA, and state licensed, Stepping Stones accepts private insurance, military insurance, Medicaid, and self-pay. Financial aid, including sliding scale payment assistance, is available. The facility's multidisciplinary team of experienced clinicians, medical professionals, therapists, counselors, and specialists collaboratively create individualized treatment plans tailored to each client's unique needs.

If you struggle with alcohol or drug addiction, even when accompanied by mental health needs, Stepping Stones Treatment Center can provide the support, resources, and evidence-based treatment necessary to help you achieve lasting recovery in a safe, supportive environment.

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
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Multiple Centers
  • Accreditations

    State License

    SAMHSA

    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

    Rehab centers exist in Joliet, IL to help individuals bounce back from substance abuse, which is an umbrella term for drug and alcohol addiction. Drug addiction refers to the use of illegal drugs and improper use of prescription drugs. Centers like Stepping Stones - Theodore Location provide individuals a chance to access individual and group therapy that can be monumental for recovery.

    Substance abuse includes all problems that stem out from using various psychoactive substances. It is also a diagnostic term used by Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV) to define the mental and physical impairment or distress caused by misuse and overuse of certain substances in a period of 12 months.

    Opioid addiction involves addiction to legal or illegal opioids. It may happen very quickly with any opioid use. Sometimes within a matter of days. Opioid addiction is a known as a high-risk factor for future heroin addiction.

    Opioid withdrawal can be extremely uncomfortable and lead the user to continue to use even if they want to quit. Stopping using an opioid requires careful medical observation. Sometimes the withdrawal can persist for many weeks, which can put the user at a high risk for relapse.

    It is recommended to receive inpatient treatment and a medically supervised detox like those offered at Stepping Stones - Theodore Location in Joliet, IL, IL, to manage the withdrawal process while learning lasting tools to maintain recovery. In some circumstances medications can be used to manage opioid addiction.

    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 Joliet, 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.

    Levels of Care Offered

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

    Inpatient rehab programs like what’s offered at Stepping Stones - Theodore Location in Joliet, IL are ideal for covering all the bases that surround one’s addiction. It’s considered the most comprehensive approach to care for people afflicted with addiction. Patients live in a facility where they have access to therapy and medical care 24/7.

    Intensive outpatient programs are an integral part of the continuum of care for people addicted to drugs and alcohol. Most intensive outpatient programs in Joliet, IL comprise a 3-hour session three times a week. Usually, the intensity of these programs diminishes over time. These programs offer a range of services, including counselling, medical treatment, and monitoring alcohol and drug use. The programs are ideal for people who do not need treatment at an inpatient or residential facility and continue to need extended care and support.

    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 Stepping Stones - Theodore Location 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.

    Stepping Stones - Theodore Location‘s Partial Hospitalization Program is a midway point between inpatient and outpatient treatment. It is for people who are still struggling with addiction but don’t need round the clock care in Joliet. Patients may spend anywhere from 18 to 30 hours a week in a treatment program, but they will sleep at home. The duration of the program can be anywhere from one to six months.

    A sober living home functions as a bridge between the real world and an inpatient facility. Residents of an SLH in Joliet, IL can come and go whenever they want. There are certain rules that residents have to follow, such as curfews and group meeting attendance. The SLH at Stepping Stones - Theodore Location provides freedom and structure to help readjust to life outside of rehab. It gives structure and accountability in life for staying motivated to abstain from substances.

    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 Joliet, 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). Stepping Stones - Theodore Location‘s patients may also be provided with career training to help them get back into the job force.

    Stepping Stones - Theodore Location‘s Therapies & Programs

    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 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 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 Stepping Stones - Theodore Location in a controlled group environment, as opposed to a one-on-one setting. It supports Joliet, 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.

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an improved version of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). DBT is a treatment of choice for people suffering from self-harming behaviors characterized by cutting and suicidal thoughts or inclinations.

    This treatment is developed to help individuals recognize their thought patterns, behaviors, and feelings. It has demonstrated its effectiveness for people that are finding it difficult to control their emotions and urges. Conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and borderline personality disorder also benefit from DBT as it imparts individuals stress-management techniques and enhanced self-esteem so they can sustain their sobriety by reducing the impact of triggers and out-of-control emotions.

    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 Stepping Stones - Theodore Location 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.

    Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT) sees a person suffering from substance addiction to have illogical reasoning, counterproductive actions, and does not see things clearly. Due to this, REBT deals with cognition, images, and behavior extensively to rectify the client’s bad habits. REBT pushes an individual to become more reasonable and choose a life without the repercussions of addictions.

    Patients at Stepping Stones - Theodore Location in Joliet, IL learn how to self-soothe by conducting rational self-counseling. REBT provides their patients with the skill sets necessary in handling problems all by themselves, without seeking professional help. The process calls for practice, reiteration, and bolstering the new way of thinking being introduced to the patient.

    People who leave treatment without learning life skills from staff at Stepping Stones - Theodore Location 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.
    Alcoholics Anonymous is responsible for the development of the popular “12 Step Program” Most substance treatment centers in Joliet, Illinois, like Stepping Stones - Theodore Location, have their own 12 step program designed to help users achieve sobriety. 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.

    Contingency management is a way to help motivate someone to remain substance free. It is a process of rewarding positive choices and good outcomes. As humans we are wired to recreate experiences that lead to positive feelings. Through this method incentives are used for completing positive steps towards a sober life. This may be a reward for attending meetings, remaining sober or for employment goals.

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  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
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    Address Information1621 Theodore Street
    Joliet, Illinois 60435 Phone Number(815) 744-4555 Meta DetailsUpdated April 15, 2024
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    Joliet, 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.

    There are over 9,000 people addicted to drugs in Joliet, IL. This accounts for over 7.5% of the population. The main drugs that people are addicted to include heroin, cocaine, and painkillers. 6% of all high school students have been offered, sold, or given an illegal drug on school property. Some of the most common types of drug treatment include inpatient treatment, outpatient treatment, and residential treatment.

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