Alcohol and Drug Treatment Success Stories
Recovery for Individuals and Families
"Five years ago today, I had 11 days clean and was uncertain of what the future held. Today, I'm still clean and my life is insanely better than I ever dreamed it could be. I know without a doubt that Gateway Foundation saved my life. So thank you and all the staff for helping me when I couldn't help myself."
Jim - August 2013
"I wish to extend our heartfelt appreciation to you and the staff at Gateway for everything you did for our daughter. (Really for our whole family) Someone we didn't know entered your facility nearly three months ago. Our daughter emerged today, armed with more knowledge, coping skills and real life tools than we thought she would ever have. She is a new and improved daughter - a more mature and grown up daughter.
Gateway is an outstanding facility, with an outstanding program and outstanding staff. Once again, THANK YOU!"
Brian - March 2012
"The program and your wonderful staff have given me hope and the chance to be a mother to my son. Thank you for making my dreams become a reality."
Michele - January 2012
"I arrived feeling isolated and fragile. This was my first time in treatment and I simply didn't know what to expect. Almost immediately, I felt as if I were part of a family. Every Gateway staff member treated me with the utmost care and respect. As the days progressed, I began to feel life's fire begin to burn within me once again. As if I was experiencing life for the first time.
Gateway was an absolute Godsend for me. Life will always be filled with challenges and difficulties. Thanks to Gateway, I now carry a vast toolbox that has given me the ability to live my life drug-free!"
John - December 2011
"When I came to Gateway I did not know that it was the best day of my life, the staff at Gateway was great, and I want to sincerely thank everyone. I have now found myself and my dreams are coming true. Thanks for the best experience of a lifetime."
Ashley - July 2011
"3.5 years ago, I walked into a Gateway Treatment Center and walked out a changed man! Still living clean and sober, with no desires of ever returning to my old ways. I am enjoying my new found life with great enthusiasm! Thank You Gateway!!!"
Daren - June 2011
"Had it not been for Gateway, I strongly doubt I'd be where I am today or even alive and healthy. The Gateway program gave me structure and taught me responsibility. Thank you for the support and guidance."
Zina - January 2011
"I want to thank everyone at Gateway for helping my wife and me. For the first time in over a year, I feel like my wife truly wants to quit drinking and faced the demons she repressed for many years. I also appreciate the assistance Gateway provides to families during this trying time. As a family member, I need the proper education to support my wife through her sobriety journey."
Mike - December 2010
"I would recommend Gateway to anyone that wants to be free from their addiction, turn their life around and live again."
Sharon - August 2010
"Gateway helped me open my eyes to a new drug-free lifestyle and gave me the tools to help me accomplish sobriety. The people at Gateway gave me the motivation and inspiration I need to live my life without drugs. Gateway truly changed my life for the better."
Kent - June 2010
"Gateway made a profound effect on my life!"
Barb - 2010
"My time at Gateway was educational everyday I use the tools I learned. Thanks to Gateway and some motivation from within my days are much happier."
Jacob - October 2009
"I graduated from Gateway in 1987 and I am still clean and sober. I was 28 at that time and am a very grateful recovering addict-alcoholic. I love Gateway and what it gave me."
Kim - December 2009
Giving Hope and Changing Lives Forever
"The time I spent at Gateway has truly changed my life for the best. I have a long way to go but Gateway gave me a great head start."
"Coming to Gateway saved my life. I knew I was going to die without Gateway's help."
"My time at Gateway was educational, and everyday I use the tools I learned to maintain my sobriety. Thanks to Gateway and some motivation from within my days are much happier."
"Three and a half years ago I walked into Gateway, when I left I was a changed man! I'm still living clean and sober today, with no desires of returning to my old ways. Gateway helped me discover who I really was for the first time in my life. I've been sober two and a half years and recently attended my first Alumni meeting, it was the best "newcomer" meeting I have attended. I know my life is only going to get better from here. Thank You Gateway!"
Returning from Rock Bottom
"Did I hit my bottom? I had been drinking and doing drugs for nearly 20 years. During the last three years I lost my house, car, license, career, reputation, family and relationship with my daughter. Now, thanks to my counselor and the staff at Gateway Caseyville, I have my life back. Those at Gateway that helped me through treatment will never know, nor will I ever be able to explain, the impact they made on my life. I've been able to re-establish a wonderful relationship with my daughter and the rest of my family. I'm also getting my own small business off the ground and running. Thank you to my counselors, doctors and everyone at Gateway Caseyville."
Clint - December 2010