Substance Use Resources
- The Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances allows users to search for substance use treatment programs in Illinois based on substance use history and abilities to pay and travel. Those looking for help can also call 833-234-6343 to speak to a helpline specialist about services.
- Gateway Foundation: drug and alcohol treatment programs across the state of Illinois. Services range from inpatient to outpatient treatment, as well as sober living homes, withdrawal management, and medication-assisted treatment (MAT). Visit their website or call 877-377-4206 to speak to an intake specialist. Gateway serves those with private insurance, Medicare/Medicaid, and no insurance.
- Symetria Recovery offers a variety of treatment programs across 6 Illinois locations, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT), family support groups, and veteran-specific care. For more information, call 855-282-4819.
- Woodridge Interventions, located in Woodridge, IL, offers outpatient and residential substance use treatment programming, as well as DUI services. Call 630-968-6477 for more information.
- Serenity House located in Addison, IL, offers substance use treatment, residential care, sober living, and adolescent programming. Call 630-620-6616 for more information.
- Elk Grove Village Cares: This program through the Elk Grove Village Police Department provides 24/7 help for those interested in entering substance use treatment. Elk Grove Village Cares connects those who walk into the Elk Grove Village Police Department at 901 Wellington Ave., Elk Grove Village, with specialized treatment and safe transport to a local treatment facility. Those who enter the police department to begin this program will NOT be arrested for possession of drugs or paraphernalia. This program serves those with or without insurance and is open to all residents. For information, call 847-357-4100.
- Rosecrance offers mental health and addiction services across the state of Illinois. Through several locations, Rosecrance offers inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization (PHP), and sober living services for teens and adults. Rosecrance accepts most major private insurance plans.
- The SHARE Program, located in Hoffman Estates, is a non-profit substance use rehabilitation program. SHARE offers detox, residential, outpatient, and aftercare services. SHARE offers discounted fees and payment plans and accepts Medicaid.
- Recovery Centers of America, located in St. Charles and South Elgin, offers medically monitored detox, inpatient rehabilitation, and outpatient substance use services. Intake is available 24/7, 365 days a year, and the program accepts most major private insurance plans.
- Oxford Houses, are peer-supported communal living sober homes for those in recovery from substance use. Oxford Vacancies (Home (oxfordvacancies.com)) shows sober living homes with available beds in real-time. Homes can be searched by location and gender, and most offer a direct contact to set up interviews.
- Narcan, also called naloxone, is a life-saving medication used to reverse opioid overdoses. It is commonly available as a nasal spray that can be easily administered. If you or someone you know uses opioids or is interested in carrying Narcan, it is available for free through Hope DuPage here (https://hopedupage.org/171/Narcan-Requests-and-Training). Narcan is also available for free at the Narcan Vending Machine in the Linda A. Kurzawa Community Center, located at 115 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187. A free, virtual training for how to use Narcan is available here (https://il-hopedupage.civicplus.com/173/Recognizing-Responding-to-Opioid-Overdos), through efforts from the DuPage County Health Department.
For additional information or assistance, contact the City of Wheaton social workers: