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Yellowbrick

Yellowbrick

Drug Rehab Center in Evanston, Illinois

  • Opioid Addiction
  • Eating Disorder
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Drug Addiction
  • Alcoholism

Yellowbrick, located in Evanston, Illinois, is an addiction and mental health treatment center that offers holistic and gender-responsive treatment for adults struggling with substance abuse and addiction, providing evidence-based treatments, specialized therapies, continuing care, and comprehensive addiction treatment, as well as trauma-informed care and mental health services for clients with additional needs.

About This Evanston, IL Facility

Yellowbrick is an addiction and mental health treatment center located in Evanston, Illinois. It provides gender-responsive treatment for adults aged 18-40 who are struggling with substance abuse and addiction. The facility follows a holistic approach to recovery, providing evidence-based treatments and specialized therapies such as art, music, health, yoga and nutrition to help clients manage their long-term wellness. Yellowbrick also offers continuing care with weekly post-treatment follow-up meetings and alumni support groups, and coordinates referrals for medical and psychiatric care for clients with additional mental health and physical health needs.

Yellowbrick provides comprehensive addiction treatment, including group counseling, individual counseling, and 12-step programs. They also offer evidence-based therapies such as cognitive-behavioral therapy and dialectical behavior therapy. They provide access to medication-assisted treatment, if necessary, such as buprenorphine and naltrexone. Clients at Yellowbrick receive trauma-informed care, as well as mental health services, such as family therapy and dyadic therapy, which is therapy for couples and families affected by addiction. Yellowbrick is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and licensed by the Illinois Department of Human Services.

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

    JCAHO

    Conditions and Issues Treated

    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. Yellowbrick offers therapies to correct behavior and target the root of the problem are supplemented during and throughout treatment.

    A dual-diagnosis describes two medical issues that are happening at the same time. They may or may not be related. Over 50% of people with an addiction in Illinois have another mental health condition. Screening for both addiction and any untreated mental health issue is essential, and individually managed by Yellowbrick.

    Levels of Care Offered

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

    When a patient checks into Yellowbrick, inpatient care takes place. Patients undergo treatment that requires detoxification and counseling round the clock. While outpatient treatments are available, as the first phase in recovery, inpatient care is suggested. Intensive and thorough rehabilitation sets patients on the road to a drug-free life.

    Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs) are treatment programs suitable for people who wish to stay at home while undergoing treatment. IOPs like Yellowbrick make it possible for individuals to carry on with their responsibilities at work or school, in or near Evanston, IL. It’s easy to find an IOP center that offers individualized treatment protocols.

    In outpatient programs at Yellowbrick, the Evanston resident can live with their family while continuing with their job or studies. Treatment includes educating the patient on drug abuse, medications, and counseling sessions at the individual or group level.

    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 Evanston, IL managed by Yellowbrick 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.

    Yellowbrick‘s Therapies & Programs

    Addiction in Evanston, Illinois can occur due to a wide variety of reasons. Understanding your addiction and the best methods for maintaining sobriety involves learning about yourself. Yellowbrick treatment programs include individual therapy for the greatest chances of success.

    Customized individual therapy is counseling involving you and your counselor at Yellowbrick. This builds a personal and trusting relationship so you can truly be yourself and express any emotions as you feel them. Individual therapy leads to greater peace and understanding about your triggers for addiction and coping strategies to prevent relapse.

    Addiction is a family disease. Family therapy aims to heal and rebalance unhealthy roles and habits. Healing any family trauma and dysfunctional communications is important, and Yellowbrick understands this. Family sessions are meant to bring Illinois families closer together and live sober, healthy, lives.

    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 Yellowbrick in Evanston, 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.

    Unresolved trauma is often a key reason why many patients resorted to substance abuse. Trauma could be physical abuse, sexual abuse, war, natural disasters, divorce, accident, loss of a loved one, etc. If trauma is the primary cause of substance abuse, then both issues must be addressed.

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an improved version of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) DBT is a treatment of choice for people being treated at Yellowbrick whom are suffering from self-harming behaviors. Conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and borderline personality disorder also benefit from DBT.

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is an approach and method in psychotherapy. Yellowbrick asks people to investigate how their thoughts, including habitual, negative, and inaccurate ways of thinking affect behaviors. CBT is based on the idea that rigid, inflexible ways of thinking cause people to have a limited ability to cope with stress

    In the midst of an addiction certain healthy habits and behaviors can be forgotten or discarded altogether. While in treatment you will learn life skills that will help you successfully maintain sobriety in Illinois.

    Nutrition therapy, which is also known as Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) involves providing healthy diet and improving the eating habits of the patient. Expert dieticians provide individualized meal plan, that addresses the specific nutritional deficiencies and the nutritional impact associated with the medicines that are given as a part of the treatment. It helps to overcome the food cravings that are seen in certain addictions and also addresses the co-occurring conditions such as eating disorders.

    Nutrition therapy is very important to support the different therapies provided as a part of comprehensive care. Nutrition therapy also teaches the associated life skills such as cooking healthy food and grocery shopping.

    Nicotine replacement is a way to move towards stopping smoking or using any form of nicotine. This can be nicotine gum or nicotine patches. The process of working with trained staff at Yellowbrick in setting a goal quit date, using nicotine replacement and gradually decreasing nicotine intake is proven to help.

    Patient Experience

    Creative Arts

    It is believed that enhancing creativity and developing skills related to it can help people with addiction recover faster. Activities such as painting, writing, acting, and dancing are considered therapeutic as they become outlets for patients to blow off steam, channel their emotions, and express their thoughts. Some people in recovery find it difficult to do so, especially when they suffer from co-occurring disorders such as depression.

    Creative arts therapy at Yellowbrick in Evanston, IL heals these individuals and teaches them to express themselves more meaningfully. With this type of treatment, the process matters a lot more than the final output because it’s more important for therapists and counselors to see how a patient frees himself or herself up for expression.

    Experiential Therapy at Yellowbrick

    Experiential therapy at Yellowbrick includes helping people work through emotional disorders by participating in events in real-time. It moves away from conventional talk therapy to discuss their concerns and emotions by making patients play roles or use props. It allows people to handle trauma and feelings healthily, reducing the need to resort to alcohol and substances in Evanston, IL.

    Payment Options Accepted

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  • Military Insurance
  • IHS/Tribunal/Urban
  • State-Financed
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    Yellowbrick Location and Directions
    Address Information1560 Sherman Ave
    Evanston, Illinois 60201 Phone Number(866) 364-2300 Meta DetailsUpdated June 16, 2024
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    Evanston, 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.

    Evanston, a diverse lakefront city near Chicago, offers parks, beaches, and vibrant arts. From 2014 to 2018, Cook County saw 1,433 fentanyl overdose deaths. In 2022, fentanyl was involved in over 85% of opioid overdose fatalities in the county.

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