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Addiction and Treatment Providers in Evanston, IL

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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.

Community Initiatives Against Addiction

Evanston organizations like Stand Strong Coalition raise awareness on substance abuse prevention. The city distributes overdose prevention kits and expands access to treatment to combat the opioid epidemic.

Cook County Statistics

  • 1,433 fentanyl deaths in Cook County (2014-2018)
  • 85% of opioid deaths involved fentanyl (2022)
  • 97% fentanyl death increase (2018-2019)
  • 2nd highest drug death rate in IL (2021)
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Evanston: Compassion, Hope Amidst Addiction Challenges

Evanston understands the challenges of addiction, but recovery is possible. With compassionate support and evidence-based treatments, many have found lasting sobriety. Despite recent increases in overdoses, the community remains committed to providing hope. If you’re ready to begin your journey, know that you have resources and people in your corner rooting for your success.

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Evanston Hospital - Doreen E. Chapman Center
Evanston Hospital - Doreen E. Chapman Center
2650 Ridge Ave Evanston, IL

The Doreen E. Chapman Center provides licensed, accredited outpatient treatment for adults with substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health issues, and chronic pain.

  • 1+ Accreditations
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Multiple Locations
  • Drug Detox
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
Yellowbrick - The Residence
Yellowbrick - The Residence
608 Sheridan Rd Evanston, IL

Yellowbrick - The Residence provides intensive outpatient treatment and structured housing for emerging adults aged 18-30 with mental health issues like mood disorders, trauma, and substance abuse.

  • 1+ Accreditations
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Multiple Locations
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
Yellowbrick
Yellowbrick
1560 Sherman Ave Evanston, IL

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.

  • 1+ Accreditations
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Multiple Locations
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
NorthShore University Health System - Evanston Hospital
NorthShore University Health System - Evanston Hospital
Evanston Hospital 2650 Ridge Court Evanston, IL

Evanston Hospital, part of NorthShore University HealthSystem, provides comprehensive, personalized care with specialties in stroke, trauma, obstetrics, and personalized medicine.

  • 1+ Accreditations
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Drug Detox
  • Outpatient
NorthShore Medical Group
909 Davis St Evanston, IL

NorthShore Medical Group in Evanston, Illinois, offers accredited, comprehensive outpatient psychiatric services, including personalized treatment plans, medication management, and various therapies for addiction and mental health, accepting private insurance for accessibility.

  • 1+ Accreditations
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Drug Detox
  • Inpatient
  • Outpatient
Bobby Buonauro Clinic
1029 West Howard Street Suites 301 and 303 Evanston, IL

Bobby Buonauro Clinic in Evanston, IL, provides individualized, evidence-based addiction treatment, supported by experienced professionals and comprehensive services, ensuring high standards and long-term recovery under the guidance of founder Dr. Bobby Buonauro.

  • 3+ Accreditations
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Drug Detox
  • Outpatient
PEER Services - Evanston
PEER Services - Evanston
906 Davis Street Evanston, IL

PEER Services - Evanston is a nonprofit organization providing comprehensive addiction treatment and community outreach services in Evanston, Illinois.

  • 1+ Accreditations
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Drug Detox
  • Outpatient
Peer Services
906 Davis St Evanston, IL

Peer Services in Evanston, Illinois is a comprehensive addiction treatment facility offering outpatient and detox levels of care for individuals suffering from addiction and substance abuse, including drug addiction, mental health, opioid addiction, substance abuse, alcoholism, and dual diagnosis, with a focus on evidence-based treatment modalities and accepting private health insurance.

AMITA Health Saint Francis Hospital Evanston is a 215-bed trauma center providing advanced cardiac, orthopedic, and faith-based care in Evanston, IL.

  • 1+ Accreditations
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Multiple Locations
  • Drug Detox
  • Outpatient
Bobby Buonauro Clinic
1029 West Howard Street Evanston, IL

Bobby Buonauro Clinic offers comprehensive and personalized treatment plans for alcohol and substance use disorders, opioid addiction, and trauma therapy with evidence-based services, 24-hour medical detoxification, and outpatient treatment program, all accredited and licensed by the state of Illinois.

  • 3+ Accreditations
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Drug Detox
  • Outpatient

The Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center - Evanston CBOC is an outpatient mental health and substance abuse facility that provides individualized and holistic treatment, support services, and evidence-based therapies.

  • 1+ Accreditations
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Outpatient
Central Wellness Center
2539 Prairie Avenue Evanston, IL

Central Wellness Center is a mental health and addiction treatment facility in Evanston, IL, offering a range of therapeutic strategies, outpatient and aftercare services to support individuals in their journey towards recovery.

  • Outpatient
Dianetics Center
2603 Prairie Avenue Evanston, IL

The Dianetics Center in Evanston, IL specializes in evidence-based, trauma-informed care methods for treating substance abuse and addiction disorders with personalized treatment plans.

Drug and Alcohol Treatment in Evanston, IL

Evanston is located along Lake Michigan, just 12 miles north of downtown Chicago. It was founded in 1857 and is home to Northwestern University. With around 78,000 residents, it’s an affluent, diverse community with a median age of 36.

Residents enjoy outdoor activities like biking, walking along the lake, and visiting the city’s many parks and beaches. Check out the Evanston History Center to learn about the area’s rich past.

Evanston has a thriving arts scene with venues like Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre and annual events like the Evanston Art Fest.

With its proximity to Chicago, beautiful lakefront, and abundance of cultural attractions, Evanston provides a peaceful environment ideal for focusing on personal growth.

Evanston, IL Treatment Centers. Find drug rehab in Evanston, Illinois, or detox and treatment programs. Get the right help now!

Awareness Campaigns

Evanston is home to several organizations dedicated to raising awareness about substance abuse and addiction. Stand Strong Coalition works to prevent underage drinking and drug use through community education and outreach. PEER Services offers prevention programs in local schools, teaching students about the dangers of substance abuse.

Community-based programs play a vital role in Evanston’s fight against addiction. Northwestern University runs health awareness campaigns to educate students about alcohol and drug use. The City of Evanston has launched initiatives to combat the opioid epidemic, including distributing overdose prevention kits and expanding access to treatment.

Legislative Measures

Evanston has implemented harm reduction strategies to address drug addiction. The city partners with organizations to distribute naloxone, an overdose reversal medication, and provide access to fentanyl test strips. The Illinois Department of Human Services oversees a network of substance abuse treatment and recovery programs throughout the state.

Law enforcement in Evanston collaborates with community organizations to engage individuals struggling with addiction. The Chicago Police Department has launched initiatives to provide behavioral health treatment and linkages to care for those at high risk of overdose.

Evanston Police Departments

Evanston Hospitals and Emergency Medical Services

Opioid Settlement Funds in Cook County

Cook County is receiving opioid settlement funds from the $760 million settlement between Illinois and opioid manufacturers and distributors. As per the Illinois Opioid Allocation Agreement, 25% of the funds are allocated directly to counties like Cook, with the majority being used for opioid remediation programs focused on prevention, treatment, and recovery services.

Find Treatment in Illinois

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.

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    Statistic Citations:
  • Agnew, D. (2022, March 3). Drug overdoses and deaths surge in Evanston amid pandemic. Evanston RoundTable.
  • Gummin, D. D., Day, R., & Banerjee, A. (2019). The geographic distribution of fentanyl-involved overdose deaths in Cook County, Illinois. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 15(4), 283–290. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6893352/
  • Capital Gazette. (2023, January 30). Opioid overdoses, fatalities see downward trend in Anne Arundel County. Capital Gazette. https://www.capitalgazette.com/2023/01/30/opioid-overdoses-fatalities-see-downward-trend-in-anne-arundel-county/
  • Ochalek, T. A., Cumpston, K. L., Wills, B. K., Seung, H., & Levine, M., & Co-prescribing of Naloxone for Opioid Safety Workgroup. (2022). Opioid overdoses increase at home during the COVID-19 stay-at-home orders. Journal of Medical Toxicology, 18(2), 179-184. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9213020/
  • Department of Public Health, City of Chicago. (2021). 2021 Mid-year opioid report. https://www.chicagohan.org/documents/14171/234367/2021_MidYr_Opioid_Report_AUg2021.pdf
  • Opioid Settlement Citations:
  • Illinois.gov. (n.d.). $760 million settlement between Illinois and opioid manufacturers and distributors. Referenced from https://www.illinois.gov/news/press-release.25240.html
  • Illinois Opioid Allocation Agreement. (n.d.). Referenced from https://ilopioidsettlements.com/settlements-information/
  • City of Chicago. (2023). Opioid Epidemic Initiatives. Referenced from https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/mayor/press_room/press_releases/2023/march/OpioidEpidemicInitiatives.html
  • Illinois Opioid Settlements. (n.d.). NOFO Base. Referenced from https://ilopioidsettlements.com/nofo-base/
  • Illinois Department of Human Services. (n.d.). Recovery Services. Referenced from https://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=161489
  • WTTW News. (2022, July 29). Illinois to Use $760M Opioid Settlements to Fund Treatment, Prevention Programs: Pritzker. Referenced from https://news.wttw.com/2022/07/29/illinois-use-760m-opioid-settlements-fund-treatment-prevention-programs-pritzker