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Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers - Chicago Independence
Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers - Chicago Independence
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I absolutely loved the staff and program at Gateway West. They really go above and beyond for each and every one of their clients. You are treated and will feel like an actual human being instead of just another dollar in someone’s pocket. Even the staff that works front desk, maintenance, kitchen, nursing...EVERYONE can and will go out of their way to help you with whatever you need. I had never been to an inpatient treatment center even though I’d had been using hard drugs for over 13 years...my DOC 10. I was extremely grateful I chose this location over any other place. I brought myself in the first time. My original plan was just do the 28 days and go home. But as my time flew by, I decided that I needed more time to work things out. And I was given an extension. I thank the intake counselor and the women’s unit counselors/director for that. I went to a half way house right after my discharge. Then continued with my after care with IOP at the same location. Which only made me fall in love with the same more. My IOP counselor was absolutely amazing. She, even with her own very busy life that expanded beyond GW, Really listened and gave amazing feed back. I’ve done many hours/years IOP at other places, and none of them could compare or even come close to GW. I ended up missing curfew at my halfway house and was asked to leaveggggt then decided to use bc of it. I, not wanting to go back to my middle of no where-no jobs-no public transit-everyone in your business-drug ridden town, immediately called the intake counselor here at GW and asked if a bed was open and got right in. Now this part is on me, but this time around I wasn’t very engaged. I just wanted to get into a different HWH ASAP. It didn’t happen as I planned. I was sent to the hospital for having a severe migraine that I had the entire time I was there. When I was discharged from the hospital I just didn’t return to Gateway. (BIGGEST MISTAKE IVE DONE IN A LONG TIME) I had no plan. I became homeless and relapsed harder than I ever have in the past. Because of that I didn’t have anywhere to take my property. aka everything I own; make-up/accessories, clothes including shoes, books, hygiene products,...etc EVERYTHING since I went there directly after I left my sober living house) I called a few days later and they had packed up my belongings that was in the room. I ended up being banned from the property. Which made it difficult to pick up my stuff. I called and called and called and was given the run around. I was finally given a time to pick it up. This is where I feel I was really let down by GW. I came there with 2 suit cases (one huge and one travel on size), 2 large duffel bags, 3 reusable shopping bags, a laundry basket, and a large laundry cart. All completely full. When I came to pick it up, they had one suitcase with the 2 empty duffel bags inside. Nothing else. Absolutely NONE of the things I had in my room on the unit. It was a Friday and was told I had to talk to and give a detailed list to the unit director about what I was missing on Monday. Which I did. No one returned my call. I kept calling/leaving messages. Eventually, I was told that’s all they had of mine. Even after explaining that wasn’t even everything I had in the laundry room storage closet. Sorry, Long story short— got ZERO of my stuff. That’s why I gave them 4 out of 5 stars instead of the whole 5
Moo Tan, 2 years ago
Very dedicated to the clients recovery
Carl Scroggins, 2 years ago
This place truly saved me from a life of pain, dispare, hopelessness, I did the inpatient care and it was eye opening , I wasn't alone the counselors were great as well as the physiatrist and the doctors the hole staff in general. Being with people who were taking the steps to a clean, sober living was truly a humble experience I thank them for sharing their life struggles, experiences. It's been 1 year since I've taken this step to save myself from the chains of alcoholism and I haven't looked back! Truly amazing place. Today I write this review as I sit around sober people and their friends and families while enjoying a day of kickball tournament. I wouldn't have it any other way... my life is great and it's only getting better now that I could deal with the ups and downs it has to offer... if you need help DO NOT hesitate to pick up the phone or drive to Gateway.. if your serious about soberiety this is the start!
cj mcfly, 2 years ago
This place saved my life! I was apart of the (L.S.T.A.R.) program and the counselors and therapist have given me the tools I need to maintain my sobriety!! I can not thank Gateway enough for showing me the light when all I seen was the dark! I'm 30 days sober today from heroin and I plan on coming back in three months to speak at speaker meeting!! Nothing but love for the people that helped me through my darkest days!! Two thumbs wayyyyy up!! I would recommend gateway to anyone who has a drug addiction and needs help!!
Andrew Hall, 3 years ago
Gabriela Caramancion, 3 years ago
Such a fantastic center. The therapists really care and are so knowledgeable. They really care and that level of devotion is inspiring. Excellent
Marcy Junipero, 3 years ago
Amazing program, saved my life. Live all of the counselors, therapists, nurses, staff, and cafeteria staff. Very clean and makes you feel so comfortable and at ease.
Jessica Tuider, 3 years ago
Absolutely an excellent rehab. I just finished their intensive inpatient rehab program, and it transformed my life! I can't wait to start their independent living/intensive outpatient rehab program! Excellent counselors, excellent therapists, and the food is pretty good too! From the counselors, to the cafeteria staff, to the janitors and maintenance men, these people care about their clients, and it really really shows. They will take time out to sit and help you with ANY problems, or just listen if you need someone to talk to. I can't stress how awesome this place is. It's not perfect, because no place is, but it's pretty darn close!
Mo Saddiq, 4 years ago
3828 W Taylor St, 3828 W Taylor S, Chicago, Illinois 60624
- Contact: Gateway Treatment Centers
- (877) 505-4673
At Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers - Chicago Independence, located in scenic Chicago, Illinois, individualized addiction treatment programs are aimed at fitting the specific requirements of the patient. With unique treatment plans that are tailor-made to suit the individual, addicts will have every opportunity to overcome their addiction.
Just before the patient begins treatment at Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers - Chicago Independence, a comprehensive patient assessment will be conducted in order to determine which treatment method will work best. No matter what age group the individual belongs to, treatment is available to those of all ages . In order to obtain a life that is free of addiction, the addict has to be in the mindset of ‘recovery’. This means that the idea of sobriety is already planted in the individual’s mind and therefore will want to work toward achieving that goal.
The dedicated staff members at Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers - Chicago Independence are committed to the recovery of the patient and will do everything in their power to help them throughout this trying time. Reaching personal life goals is possible but it requires the addict to kick the habit of abusing drugs and alcohol in order to obtain them. This is exactly why facilities for addiction treatment exist.
There is no reason that treatment shouldn’t begin today, so contact Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers - Chicago Independence and discuss the various treatment options today. Breaking the cycle of addiction is difficult which is why treatment facilities are here to help. Typically speaking, addicts fail when it comes to seeking treatment on their own as not all facilities out there are as reputable as others. At Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers - Chicago Independence, the staff is dedicated to helping their patients succeed in recovery. It’s never too late to seek help and assistance with drug or alcohol addiction.
Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers - Chicago Independence strives to show addicts that there is a life outside of addiction and through treatment; Addicts will be able to take control of their lives. Patients are also urged to attend relapse prevention programs even after treatment is completed in order to mitigate the chances of relapse in the future.
The time to get help for addiction is now. Contact Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment Centers - Chicago Independence today at recovergateway.Org and learn how treatment can change life around for the better.