Alcohol and Drug Treatment Programs for Young Men
Specialized care for older teen boys and young men ages 18-23
Through our vast experience, we recognize that older teen boys and young men need a treatment approach that assists them with both substance abuse issues and the challenging transition into adulthood. To address their unique circumstances our Lake Villa treatment center offers a specialized program for young men that addresses alcohol or drug abuse problems and provides important life skills.
Gateway incorporates proven treatment methods and personalized treatment planning to help young men acquire the coping mechanisms they need to live a life free of alcohol and drugs. Along with counseling and therapy, the Lake Villa campus also offers a wide array of physical activities that include hiking, outdoor volleyball, basketball and baseball, and indoor gym with weights and cardio equipment.
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The Young Men's Bridge Program includes:
- Educational groups
- Individual counseling
- Health education, living in balance, maturity development and anger management
- Family counseling and education
- Recreational activities and team building
- 12-Step education
- Recovery planning for relapse prevention
For young men with a dual diagnosed or co-occurring mental health problem like anxiety or depression, our integrated treatment services include on-site psychiatry and supplemental therapy through psychological treatment techniques.
For success in recovery and life after treatment our counselors also assist young men with preparing for continued education, vocational training or permanent employment.