SAMHSA Treatment Locator (800-662-HELP) (4357)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. Use SAMHSA's treatment locator to find local substance use providers in DuPage County. Call to get direct assistance or use SAMHSA's online tool to locate providers on your own. When using the website, be sure to check the box next to "Substance Abuse."
Use these search engines to locate a therapist in your area. You can filter your search by need, treatment style, location, therapist demographics, and type of insurance accepted. Search for "Addiction" to locate substance use providers.
Psychology Today https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/il/du-page-county
Good Therapy https://www.goodtherapy.org/find-therapist.html
There are many substance use treatment providers in the DuPage County area. Below are a few that have been known to work with juvenile justice-involved youth.
Addison - Serenity House
Aurora - Breaking Free
Aurora - Gateway
Bloomington - Chestnut
Elmhurst - Elmhurst Hospital Behavioral Health
Naperville - Linden Oaks Behavioral Health
Naperville - Rosecrance
Wheaton - H.A.S. (Healthcare Alternative Systems)
Winfield - Northwestern Medicine-Central DuPage Hospital
312-695-5060 (general outpatient services)
312-926-8200 (Warren Wright Adolescent Center)
Woodridge - Abraxas Woodridge Interventions
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) - Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is non-professional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem. Contact a local district to inquire about meeting dates/times/locations.
Aurora (Districts 60, 62, 63, 64)
Bartlett (District 23)
Downers Grove (District 42)
Elmhurst (District 41)
Glen Ellyn (District 40)
Naperville (District 43)
For additional information, visit https://www.aa.org/pages/en_US/index
AA Meeting Locator
FREE app to find local AA support group meetings.
Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
Non-profit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. Recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. This is a program of complete abstinence from all drugs.
For meeting information
(click "Meetings" tab; select a day of the week tab; scroll down to "West Suburbs Meetings")
(click on "find a meeting" icon; enter your location information in the "NA Meeting Search" box)
Call the NA Helpline: 708-848-4884
Group fellowship opportunity for friends and family members of problem drinkers. Support meetings occur in person, via phone, and online.
Group fellowship opportunity for friends and family members of individuals with drug addiction. Support meetings occur in person.
The PLT is a local community coalition working to reduce youth substance use and increase mental wellness. Visit the For Parents page for educational information about substance use, including strategies for starting conversations with your children and even a mock bedroom to learn how to conduct a room search for drugs/alcohol.
FREE resources for parents, caregivers, and youth about alcohol and drug use. Offers a self-test for youth, easy-to-read articles, and stories of recovery.https://www.ncadd.org/
A DEA resource for parents, educators, and caregivers.
Illinois Helpline for Opioids and Other Substances
DuPage Narcan Program
A collaborative effort among the DuPage County Coroner, Sheriff, State's Attorney, Chiefs of Police, and Health Department. View videos and read local reports. http://www.dupagehealth.org/EPR/dnpinfo
Rx Box Safely dispose of unused prescription medication http://www.dupagehealth.org/upload/RxBox_Final_Flyer_Version_1.6.pdf
Walgreen's Safe Drug Disposal
The National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (NOFAS) seeks to prevent alcohol use during pregnancy. This is accomplished through through education, advocacy and support. NOFAS Illinois offers a monthly support group for parents and is held in Naperville. http://nofasillinois.org/?page_id=298
To join a support group, contact Ajeet Charate at firstname.lastname@example.org
DuPage County FASD Parent Support Group
Meets the second Wednesday of every month from 6-7:30 in Room 305 of Edwards Hospital (801 S. Washington Street Naperville, IL). Contact Ajeet Charate to register: email@example.com