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At Gateway Foundation, we believe in providing accessible addiction care that helps patients commit to treatment. Located north of Chicago, Illinois, Gateway Foundation Gurnee serves patients in the surrounding area. We support our patients in recovery in a quiet and compassionate setting. Learn more about our Gurnee, Illinois drug and alcohol treatment programs below.
Our Gurnee facility provides multiple levels of outpatient care. When you participate in an outpatient drug and alcohol program, you will live at home while attending our clinic during the day. Some patients visit every day, while others only need an appointment every few days. Outpatient treatment might fit your needs if you:
If you have severe symptoms or a lot of distractions at home, you might benefit more from a residential program. We welcome any patient who needs help with addiction to reach out to us. Our team can evaluate your needs and direct you to another Gateway Foundation location if you need inpatient services.
As one of our patients, you can receive a variety of outpatient addiction care services at our Gurnee, Illinois location. To help all of our patients succeed in recovery, we offer evening hours for groups and appointments. Our levels of outpatient care include:
The right program model for your needs will depend on your symptoms, coverage and situation. As you journey through recovery, we may adjust your services to adapt to the changes that happen.
Patients in any of our programs have access to our full spectrum of addiction treatment services. We will recommend services based on your intake and personal input. Our team offers a wide range of medical and behavioral treatments, including:
Each patient has a personalized care plan that can include some or all of the above services. Your treatment plan will feature services tailored to your symptoms and needs.
Gateway Foundation clinics help patients in and around Chicago, Illinois, recover from many types of addiction. As a proud member of the Gateway network, we offer individualized and evidence-based care. We have more than 50 years of experience helping patients dealing with substance use disorders. Let us provide compassionate addiction treatment from the area’s leading professionals.
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Your journey to recovery begins here. Our compassionate team will support you as you work toward a drug-free life. We encourage anyone looking for addiction care near Gurnee, Illinois, to contact us online today or call us at 847-473-6233.
Karen Wolownik Albert joined Gateway Foundation in 2010 and has more than 20 years of experience in behavioral health. Prior to joining Gateway Foundation, Karen worked in a variety of outpatient and residential settings.
She is an experienced trainer and has presented at national conferences on a wide array of topics. Karen is on the board of directors of the Lake County Opioid Initiative and is also a co-chair of the Treatment, Recovery and Harm Reduction Committee and a core team member in the development of the A Way Out Program, a law-assisted deflection program in Lake County. In addition, she is a member of the Lake County Underage Drinking and Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force and has served on the board of directors of the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health (IABH) since 2017. She is an adjunct professor at the College of Lake County, and has served on the curriculum committee for the Human Services program since 2011. Karen was the 2018 recipient of Dr. C. Vincent Bakeman Memorial award for her work in the field of addiction treatment.
Karen earned both her bachelor’s in psychology and master’s in social work degrees from the University of Michigan.
Dr. Keith Sarpolis has over 37 years of diverse experience focused on substance use disorder and internal medicine. He approaches healthcare through a holistic perspective, believing that treatment of both the physical and psychosocial aspects of a patient’s health is critical.
Dr. Sarpolis earned his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School.
The Gateway Foundation Gurnee team is a dynamic and engaging group trained in psychotherapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. With licensed Psychologists, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADCs) and masters-level Counselors, they provide the highest level of substance use disorder treatment and counseling.