Dr. Britton and Gateway Foundation Alum Broadcast Insights on Opioid Crisis

Dr. Britton and Gateway Foundation Alum Broadcast Insights on the Opioid Crisis

Justin Kaufmann spoke to Gateway Foundation President and CEO Dr. Thomas Britton and Gateway alum Spencer  on WGN’s “The Download” for insights on the opioid crisis, how we can combat it, and Spencer’s journey to recovery. Biggest takeaways: “A criminal problem rather than a public health problem” Dr. Britton mentions how more government funding is being allocated to law…

Gateway Foundation Drug Withdrawal Symptoms Drug Withdrawal Treatment

Drug Withdrawal Symptoms and Treatment

Despite the harmful and long-lasting effects of drug use, people struggling with drug addiction have a compulsive and uncontrollable urge to keep using. Stopping can be difficult. In fact, it may even seem impossible, especially because drug withdrawal symptoms can be extremely unpleasant, dangerous, and even lethal. However, with the right drug withdrawal treatment, people can overcome withdrawal and…

Gateway Foundations ASPIRE Program Achieves Top Dual Diagnosis Rating

Gateway Foundation’s ASPIRE Program Achieves Top Dual Diagnosis Rating

Gateway Foundation is proud to announce the ASPIRE program at Chicago Independence is the first in Illinois to be certified as a Dual Diagnosis Enhanced (DDE) site. Now that we’ve been recognized with a top dual diagnosis rating, this means ASPIRE is now officially able to treat co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. ASPIRE is the only women’s…

Gateway Foundation Payment and Health Insurance For Drug Treatment

Payment and Health Insurance For Drug Treatment

Gateway Foundation works to provide quality, affordable treatment for everyone. We cover nearly all patients who have health insurance for drug treatment. For patients who prefer self-pay or out-of-pocket payment for treatment, Gateway Foundation also accepts credit and debit cards, cash and check. Many insurance providers recognize our success in treating individuals for substance use disorders…

Gateway Foundation Biting the Hands That Feed Each Other: Stress and Alcohol

Biting the Hands That Feed Each Other: Stress and Alcohol

Stress and Alcohol Your boss wants the project on their desk first thing tomorrow morning. Your rent is due and you’re short, again. You forgot about your anniversary. It’s Monday. When you finally get home, you have a drink or two to wind down, which isn’t necessarily a problem, not yet. According to Gateway Aurora Executive Director…

Gateway Foundation Presents New Program at National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit Gateway Foundation program

Gateway Foundation Presents New Program at National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit

The National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit took place in Atlanta this week, and two of Gateway’s own attended to speak about a new program on Thursday. Also in attendance were special speakers President Bill Clinton, Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, and U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams. Karen Wolownik-Albert, Gateway Lake Villa and Gurnee executive director, and Sally…