Interview with VP of Strategic Partnerships and Engagement Teresa Garate, PhD

Interview with Vice President of Strategic Partnerships & Engagement Teresa Garate, Ph.D.

Teresa Garate, Ph.D., was recently recognized as one of Crain’s 2019 Notable Women Executives Over 50 for her years of nonprofit leadership. Since joining Gateway Foundation’s Executive Management Team as vice president of strategic partnerships and engagement in 2017, Dr. Garate has used her strengths in relationship development to increase visibility for the organization, bringing…

Gateway Foundation LGBTQ+ Residential Program Out in Recovery Opening in Lake Villa

New LGBTQ+ Residential Program: Out in Recovery

People in the LGBTQ+ community face higher rates of substance use disorders and other mental health issues than their non-LGBTQ+ peers. Exacerbating the problem, many LGBTQ+ individuals have additionally experienced discrimination, blame or complete denial of care from their healthcare provider due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. To address this stigma and better…

Gateway Foundation Mental Health Month Starting Conversations About Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness Month 2019

May marks Mental Health Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness and reducing stigma. To start our month-long conversation about mental health, we started asking some questions: Mental Health Awareness Month Millions of people in the United States deal with mental health disorders. Yet less than half receive help. Chances are you know someone with…

Dr. Roueen Rafeyan Chief Medical Officer Gateway Foundation

Interview with Chief Medical Officer Dr. Roueen Rafeyan

Dr. Roueen Rafeyan has worked as chief medical officer of Gateway Foundation since 2016 and has been a trailblazer in the field of Addiction Medicine for over 20 years, having served as a medical director for psychiatric and substance use programs at leading Illinois healthcare institutions including Rush, Michael Reese, Resurrection and Presence Behavioral Health.…

Gateway Foundation Outcomes and Treatment Success Rates

Treatment Outcomes

Our purpose is to save and transform lives to make a difference in as many communities as possible. The only way to continue improving our model is to understand which aspects are most significantly influencing the lives of our patients. For this reason, we are committed to quality metrics and outcomes. NEW GATEWAY FOUNDATION OUTCOMES…