Lake Villa

Drug and Alcohol Treatment Programs in Lake Villa, Illinois

On the shores of Fox Lake in northern Illinois, we help patients recover from addiction. We offer a safe and quiet place where you can work toward a drug-free life. When you become a patient at Gateway Lake Villa, you become a patient for life. Let us support you during and after treatment so you can have a successful recovery.

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Gateway Foundation Lake Villa Building

Gateway Foundation

Lake Villa Addiction Treatment

Lake Villa


25480 West Cedar Crest Lane, Lake Villa, IL, USA



Open 24/7



Facility Non-Admission


Lake Villa

Addiction Treatment Staff

Gateway Lake Villa addiction treatment staff consists of highly credentialed and experienced counselors and therapists. Primary counselors are either certified alcohol or drug counselors (CADCs) or have earned a clinical license. All counselors are trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and use creative, energetic and engaging techniques during group sessions.

To learn more about our programs and addiction treatment staff, call us today at 847.440.5213.

David Woods

Executive Director

Keith Sarpolis, MD

Medical Director

Dianne Robinson, LCSW

Program Director

Jack Flight, LCSW, RDDP

Program Director

Our Services

Every patient’s care plan includes personalized services such as:

Your treatment plan will feature services that best meet your clinical needs. We work with you to adjust your care plan each week so it can change with your progress.

Sober Activities Near Our Treatment Center

Enjoying fun, sober activities near Gateway Lake Villa is easier than ever. No matter what your interests or favorite activities are, you’ll find plenty of things to do and see in the city and surrounding areas.

If you love to spend time outdoors, you’ll want to check out Volo Bog State Natural Area. You can also gather up your friends and family and spend the day on the water by renting a boat or pontoon. Animal lovers can also enjoy nature by heading over to Susanna Farms or ZW Ranch for a relaxing trail ride. 

Patients looking for a little excitement will enjoy the escape rooms, bowling alley and theater located close by. Craving some good food? With farmers markets and Daisy’s Artish Cafe in the area, you can indulge in all kinds of fresh produce and tasty dishes.

Lake Patio View at Gateway Foundation Lake Villa

Who Does Lake Villa Treat?

At Gateway Lake Villa, we offer personalized programs that help patients dealing with a drug or alcohol addiction. Our diverse programs, which incorporate evidence-based clinical practices, ensure each patient receives the medical and professional help they need to recover.

Whichever type of substance use disorder an individual is dealing with, our team of experts accesses patient needs and treats each patient in a personalized way. Our professional team is dedicated to supporting every adult patient throughout their entire recovery journey. 

Along with alcohol rehab treatment, some substances we treat include: 

  • Cannabinoids
  • Depressants
  • Dissociatives
  • Empathogens 
  • Opioids
  • Psychedelics
  • Stimulants

We also treat patients who have co-occurring conditions such as trauma, anxiety and depression. 

Because we believe all treatment types should be accessible to patients, we are in-network with most insurance providers. We also have private pay opportunities and are willing to work with each patient to set up financing options.

Basketball Courts at Gateway Foundation Lake Villa

An Abundance of Amenities at Lake Villa

At Gateway Lake Villa, you can participate in a variety of wellness activities with Fox Lake as your backdrop. We provide both indoor and outdoor healthy lifestyle activities for our patients. For example, our indoor gym has cardio equipment and weights to help you learn healthy habits during recovery. We have basketball courts and a volleyball court, walking trails, and an outdoor sports field.

Lake Villa Rehab Treatment Programs 

We offer both inpatient and outpatient treatment to our patients in Illinois. The programs available at this facility include:

  • Residential treatment: When you participate in our inpatient residential program, you’ll live at our facility for an immersive recovery experience. You’ll receive around-the-clock support from our medical and clinical care team as well as your fellow patients. Residential care may work best for you if you need an emersion into treatment without outside distractions. Residential treatment offers intensive clinical support, in a safe, nurturing environment.
  • Intensive outpatient program: Our intensive outpatient program offers many of the benefits of residential care in a more flexible format. During outpatient treatment, you’ll visit our program for several hours a day and multiple days a week, while living at home. Outpatient services allow you to take care of daily obligations while managing recovery.

Each of our patients has an individualized treatment plan with services tailored to their needs. When you visit our program in Lake Villa, Illinois, you receive personalized care in a program model that works with your schedule.

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Healing Begins at Our Drug and Alcohol Addition Rehabilitation Center

Let us support you as you take your life back from addiction. Our network of treatment centers has more than five decades of experience and one million lives saved. Begin your journey to recovery by calling us at 847-321-7457 or contacting us online today.