Illuminating Recovery Gala

You are invited to celebrate with Gateway Foundation Illuminating Recovery WHEN Wednesday, September 18, 2019 5:30 p.m. Reception 7:30 p.m. Dinner & Program WHERE Venue West 221 N. Paulina St. Chicago, Il 60612 COST $175 Illuminating Recovery 2019 – Standard Ticket $100 Illuminating Recovery 2019 – Young Adult (40 and under) Dress Code: Creative Cocktail…

5k Race to End Overdose

Take Strides to End Overdose in Lake County! Fourth Annual One Stride at a Time: Race to End Overdose Hosted by Gateway Foundation Lake Villa to benefit the Lake County Opioid Initiative and Gateway’s Naloxone Distribution Program. WHEN Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:30 a.m. 5K Run/Walk 9:30 a.m. Youth Fun Run WHERE Hastings Lake Lake…

planning an intervention

Planning an Intervention

Substance abuse in someone you care about is a challenge few people know how to handle. When someone begins to misuse drugs or alcohol, it often seems like they start turning into someone unrecognizable. You may struggle with feelings of helplessness and wonder what you can do to stop a loved one from continuing down…

LGBTQ & Addiction

LGBTQ & Addiction

People who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning (LGBTQ) suffer from higher rates of social discrimination and stigmatization. Due to the elevated stress levels associated with the constant rejection, abuse and social isolation, members of the LBGTQ community also experience higher rates of substance abuse problems as compared to the general population. What…

The Dangers of Vaping

The Dangers of Vaping

E-cigarette use has become popular in the past couple of years, especially for teens. According to a survey from the National Institute of Drug Abuse, 37% of high school seniors tried vaping in 2018, compared to 28% in 2017. However, vaping poses many threats to a person’s physical, emotional and mental well-being. Many teens who…