Gateway Foundation Connecting to Social Media, Disconnecting from Mental Health

Disconnecting from Mental Health

Many people perceive loneliness to be a problem that mostly affects older populations. However, a new Cigna study found that Americans, as a whole, are disconnecting from mental health, with adolescents and young adults reporting the highest rates of loneliness. So what’s behind this wave of isolation? While some people blame the younger generations’ fixation on social…

Gateway Foundation Signs and Symptoms of Drug Drug Addiction and Symptoms of Alcohol Addiction

Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Addiction

According to a 2017 article in The Washington Post, one in eight Americans have an alcohol use disorder and a 2017 Pew Research poll found that nearly half of U.S. adults have a close friend or family member who has a substance use disorder involving drugs. Do you know the signs and symptoms of alcohol addiction? Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol…

Synthetic Marijuana Fake Weed Related Injuries and Deaths Break Out in Illinois

Synthetic Marijuana Fake Weed Related Injuries and Deaths Break Out in Illinois

An outbreak of synthetic marijuana, starting in Chicago and fanning out in Illinois, has caused more than 50 cases of serious bleeding–including two deaths–and those numbers are rising. “This is the first time we’ve seen an outbreak of this magnitude in the area,” Melaney Arnold, a spokeswoman for the Illinois Department of Public Health, announces. Its effects…

Gateway Foundation Director of Events Marty Cook and alum Nick, Share Their Thoughts on Life After Recovery

Gateway Foundation Director of Events Marty Cook and alum Nick, Share Their Thoughts on Life After Recovery

For WBEZ’s final Voice of Chicagoland’s Opioid Crisis segment, host Jennifer White spoke to Gateway Foundation Director of Events Marty Cook and alum Nick about young people and life after recovery. To listen to the segment, click here. “I just imagine that the power, particularly for younger people, to walk into a room and they think their life is over because…

Gateway Foundation is Accredited by The Joint Commission Accredidation

Gateway Foundation is Accredited by The Joint Commission

All Gateway Foundation drug and alcohol treatment centers are licensed by the state of Illinois and accredited by The Joint Commission, the leading accrediting organization for hospitals and behavioral healthcare organizations. Learn what this means, and discover how patients become more equipped for post-treatment life during their time at Gateway Foundation facilities. What Does Accreditation Mean? Accreditation…