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Gateway Foundation Skokie


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Skokie, Illinois is open to assist you or your loved ones with the care you need.

Our Skokie Outpatient program provides substance use disorder and co-occurring treatment evenings Monday through Thursday from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm and has make-up groups Fridays from 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Weekly family support groups are on Saturdays. Treatment consists of our nine core evidence-based clinical curriculum, including:

We utilize both individual and group therapy for a full, rich treatment experience, as well as appropriate medications if needed. Our licensed and credentialed staff are at the LCSW and Masters LSW levels. We utilize our medical and psychiatric staff for all medical and psychiatric conditions as well as our Medically Assisted Treatment Program (MAT). We offer Virtual Outpatient as well from this location.

Conveniently located at 4028 W. Dempster close to the corner of N. Crawford Avenue, and just a few minutes’ drive from 94.

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What We Treat at Our Treatment Center in Skokie, Illinois 

Here at Gateway Foundation Skokie, we offer an array of recovery programs for patients dealing with a drug or alcohol addiction. Our treatments, which include our nine core evidence-based clinical curriculum, combine medical and professional help to treat substance use disorders. 

Along with our alcohol recovery programs, we also treat several different categories of drugs. including: 

  • Cannabinoids 
  • Depressants
  • Dissociatives 
  • Empathogents 
  • Stimulants 
  • Opioids 
  • Psychedelics 

Patients who are dealing with a substance use disorder and a co-occurring condition, such as anxiety or trauma, will also find the treatments they need to heal and recover at our rehabilitation center.

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4028 Dempster Street, Skokie, IL 60076, USA



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How We Help Our Patients 

Every patient faces unique challenges and has different needs and goals. That is why we treat substance use disorder in a personalized way at our rehabilitation center. No matter which one of our programs you join, you can trust we’ll deliver innovative treatments and practices we’ve tailored just for you.

Our entire team is highly credentialed and experienced, offering support and encouragement throughout the recovery journey. We offer various substance use treatment and counseling services, including:

  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) 
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) 
  • Mindfulness-Based Sobriety 
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Seeking Safety 
  • 12-Step Facilitation 

The Benefits of Getting Help at Gateway Foundation Skokie

When you come to Gateway Foundation Skokie for treatment, you can heal your mind, body and soul through any of the recovery programs we offer throughout the week. No matter which one you enroll in, you’ll experience a program tailored to your specific needs.

Once your outpatient drug and alcohol rehabilitation program is complete, you can join a recovery meeting. These meetings are one of the most effective ways of ensuring lasting treatment success. With the support and encouragement of others, you’ll be better prepared to face challenges, resist cravings and remain focused on your goal of long-term sobriety. With our Gateway Connect app, you can even take advantage of our continued support on the go.

To make receiving treatment as accessible and affordable as possible, most insurance plans cover the cost of outpatient treatment. Also, Gateway Foundation is a preferred or in-network provider for several major insurances, including: 

  • Compsych
  • Humana 
  • Medicaid 
  • Meridian Health 
  • Next Level Health 
  • Optum 

We can also set up convenient financing options for patients with an out-of-network policy.

Begin the Path to Recovery Today

Whether you are interested in our drug or alcohol program or have a co-occurring disorder, Gateway Foundation Skokie is ready to help. Our team of experts will help equip you with the care, tools and skills you need to make safe choices, regain control of your life and heal from your substance use disorder. 

With our convenient, effective outpatient program hours designed to fit your schedule, you can easily receive the help you need. To start healing and recovering, reach out today through our addiction hotline or fill out our contact form.

Skokie, IL

Addiction Treatment Staff

We have a clinically licensed LCSW clinical supervisor doing one group and a Master’s level LSW doing the other evening groups. Dr. Rafeyan is our medical director and we work with community-based physicians and psychiatrists for MAT and mental health psychotropic medication needs for clients.

Gateway Foundation Skokie is located at 4028 W Dempster. Call us today at (224) 479-0878.

David Woods

Executive Director

Sandeep Gaonkar, MD

Medical Director

Timothy Brown, LCPC, NCC

Clinical Supervisor
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