At Gateway Foundation in Jacksonville, IL, we understand treatment is just the beginning of your lifelong battle with addiction. Through therapy, aftercare and beyond, our goal is to equip you so you can maintain your health and sobriety for years to come. One way to begin and support a sober life is through a 12-step addiction treatment program. Through facilitation and support, 12-step recovery is one of the evidence-based practices we use to bring healing from a life of addiction.
Addiction is not a moral failing or lack of self-control. It’s a serious medical condition. Repeated misuse of drugs and alcohol can change how the brain operates, both structurally and functionally. Addiction undermines your thoughts, motivations and behaviors, causing you to repeatedly use a substance despite its negative impact on your life.
Some common signs of addiction include:
Sobriety is an achievable lifelong goal. Our 12-step program at Gateway Jacksonville can help you reach your recovery goals. Contact us today to take your first steps toward a substance-free life.