SAMHSA Treatment Locator (800-662-HELP) (4357)
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) 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."
Therapist Locator - 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 - Abraxis: Woodridge Interventions
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
Meeting Locator - this website outlines features of a FREE app to find local AA support group meetings.
NA - Narcotics Anonymous (NA) is a nonprofit fellowship of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We are 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
Al-Anon - group fellowship opportunity for friends and family members of problem drinkers. Support meetings occur in person, via phone, and online.
Nar-Anon - group fellowship opportunity for friends and family members of individuals with drug addiction. Support meetings occur in person.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Depdendence, Inc.
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.
NOFAS (National Organization for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum) - seeks to provide education, advocacy, and support in promoting alcohol-free pregnancies. Site offers a fact sheet about prenatal alcohol exposure, information about diagnosing and living with FASD, treatment options, and prevention efforts.
NOFAS Illinois - Additional local resources are available
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.
Safely dispose of unused prescription medication
Walgreen's Safe Drug Disposal
DuPage County Prevention Leadership Team (PLT)
The PLT is a local community coalition working to reduce youth substance use and increase mental wellness. Their resource page offers links to a number of relevant programs and initiatives.