Gateway 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 also accepts credit and debit cards, cash and check. Many insurance providers recognize our success in treating individuals for substance use disorders and…

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

Gateway 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…

Gateway A Little Empathy Goes a Long Way

Empathy Goes a Long Way

Empathy Goes a Long Way Today is “Day 4 Empathy” in Chicago as the Ebert Foundation honors late, beloved film critic Roger Ebert on the fifth anniversary of his death. Coincidentally, it is also the 50th anniversary of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s death. The day is more than an observance; it is…

Gateway Bad Habits: Process Addictions Beyond Alcohol and Drugs Behavioral Addiction

Process Addictions Beyond Alcohol and Drugs

When people think of addiction, they think of substances like alcohol and drugs. They rarely think of addictive behaviors, but addiction goes well past substance use disorders. It also pertains to process addictions. What is Process Addiction? In 2011, the American Society of Addiction Medicine included behavioral addiction in the broader definition of addiction. Behavioral, or process, addiction is the…