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Gateway Opens New Joliet Outpatient Addiction Treatment Center

New outpatient center marks the 6th facility opened by Gateway in the Chicago area

January 9, 2017
Chicago, IL

Gateway Foundation, Illinois leading non-profit provider of alcohol and drug addiction treatment services today announced the opening of a new outpatient location in Joliet, IL, to expand access to its comprehensive, evidence-based addiction treatment. An open house will be held on Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 from 12 to 5 p.m. Mayor Bob O'Dekirk, Will County State Attorney James Glasgow, and Senator Pat McGuire, among other community leaders, will be in attendance.

The new Joliet facility will offer numerous outpatient programs including intensive outpatient and aftercare treatment service for adults.

Gateway’s flexible outpatient programs allow individuals to pursue recovery during hours convenient to their schedules and remain in close proximity to their loved ones while receiving the treatment they need.

"At Gateway, we take pride in helping individuals in a way that meets each person where they are," said Jim Scarpace, MS LCPC, Executive Director at Gateway’s Joliet facility. "Our confidential and affordable programs are designed to give individuals peace of mind, a benefit we find makes a huge impact on overall success."

Gateway invites the public to attend an open house at the new outpatient center to see the new space, meet the highly qualified clinical team and learn about the services offered. The center is located at 1419 Essington Road, Joliet, IL 60435. A light lunch will be served and all attendees will be entered to win a Fitbit Charge 2 Activity and Heart Rate Tracker.

About Gateway Alcohol & Drug Treatment

Since 1968 our goal has been straightforward: to help clients get their life back on track and achieve a life of sobriety, free from drug use and symptoms of mental illness, that is productive, socially responsible, and healthy. Gateway Foundation is the largest nonprofit treatment provider in the country that specializes in the treatment of substance use disorders, providing treatment for men, women, adolescents, and clients diagnosed with co-occurring mental health disorders.

Gateway's Community Division has treatment centers located throughout Illinois, including Carbondale, Chicago, Lake County, Fox Valley, Springfield, and the St. Louis Metro East area. These centers offer residential and outpatient treatment services for adults, teens, and adolescents accessed through insurance, state funding, and self-pay.

Gateway's professional clinicians help thousands of individuals successfully complete treatment by developing a personalized plan that treats the underlying causes of substance abuse—not just addiction to drugs or alcohol.

Learn more about insurance coverage, treatment options, or Gateway's confidential consultation at or call 877-505-HOPE (4673).

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