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You can find the Gateway Chicago River North location less than a 20-minute walk from Union Station. Our outpatient center in Chicago’s River North neighborhood supports patients in recovery as they attend work or school. We offer morning, afternoon and evening appointments to accommodate your schedule. At Gateway Chicago River North, we give Illinois patients like you the resources they need to recover from addiction.
Our Chicago North River outpatient programs include a wide range of services that treat the mind and body. We combine evidence-based approaches to drug rehabilitation with holistic wellness practices to help you progress through recovery. As one of our patients, you will go to multiple therapy sessions every week. These sessions may incorporate treatments such as:
We will work with you to create a personalized treatment plan that includes services that fit your needs. As you go through recovery, we will adapt your care strategy to change with you.
At Gateway Chicago River North, we specialize in outpatient services. The program models we offer at our facility include:
If you need a more extensive drug treatment program, we also provide inpatient and residential options at some of our other Chicago, Illinois locations. We welcome you to contact us or visit us for an intake so we can help you find the path that’s right for you.
Every Gateway location approaches addiction as a treatable disease. With the right care, a patient can live a healthier and more fulfilling life. We consider a modernized, holistic treatment approach the most effective option. Our services aim to heal the body, mind and soul. Your care team will work toward empowering you to live a life free from addiction.
As a disease, addiction requires expert medical care. We ensure that medical professionals supervise every case to give you the highest chance of success. Our team has experience working with many types of addiction cases, including those that involve trauma. They will combine evidence-based practices with alternative approaches to offer personalized services.
Outpatient programs like Gateway Chicago River North treat addictions to substances like:
You can reach out to us if you think you or a loved one has an addiction of any type, including one not mentioned here. We can find the right solution for you in the Gateway network of locations.
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When you become our patient at Gateway Chicago River North, you get a partner in recovery for life. We have more than 50 years of experience changing lives in the Chicago, Illinois area. For more information, contact a team member or call us at 312-464-9451.
Dr. Ciuinal Lewis has 30 years of professional experience where she continues to lead at organizations focused on addictions treatment, behavioral health and recover support services for adults. Driven by her desire to have all individuals treated with respect, integrity, care and compassion, she takes pride in her years of service and the opportunities she has had to serve those most at risk.
After receiving her master’s degree from Western Illinois University, Dr. Lewis returned home to the near west suburbs of Chicago where she began working in three roles to “change the world, one kid at a time”. As a Prevention Specialist with a small nonprofit, she dedicated her days to educating the community about the dangers of smoking and illicit drug use. Also, serving as a volunteer at the Bellwood Youth Center and finally tutoring kids in the evenings.
Out of the gate, Dr. Lewis had a passion to reach youth and those struggling with addictions. Subsequently, she became a Program Coordinator at the American Red Cross, where she was able to travel the city and state training professionals on how to impart culturally sensitive and bias free HIV & AIDS prevention education messages. Since that time, Dr. Lewis has held progressively responsible roles as Program Administrator, Regional Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, at various nonprofit organizations.
Dr. Lewis holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Western Illinois University in Community Health Education and she earned her Doctor of Philosophy in Community Psychology from National Louis University, Chicago, Ill., in 2011. She was the two-time recipient of the University’s College of Arts and Sciences Doctoral Academic Scholarship.
Dr. Lewis is currently a member of the Illinois Public Health Association and serves on the National Board of Directors for We Raise Foundation and is a member of the Trustee Board for the Bensenville Community Public Library.
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 addiction treatment staff at Gateway’s Chicago River North Outpatient includes counselors and psychiatrists with years of experience working with adults with substance use and co-occurring disorders. They are trained in and incorporate evidenced-based practices, such as Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness-Based Sobriety, Disease Education and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
The team provides multiple psychotherapeutic and psycho-education groups each day and hosts monthly alumni events and family support days. Taking a holistic approach to recovery, patients are supported through a vast network of outside support services, such as outside individual therapy, psychiatry and support groups such as 12 Step, SMART Recovery, and Refuge Recovery. Call 312.464.9451 to talk with a team member right now.
We accept all major insurance plans. If you have any kind of health insurance, you also have some type of coverage for addiction treatment.Call Us Now 877.381.6538