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…

Gateway Foundation 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…