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Gateway Pekin

"I truly believe Gateway offers the best drug, alcohol and mental health related services in our industry -- for individuals of all levels."
Gilbert Lichstein, LCPC, M.S.
Program Manager
Central Illinois Alcohol and Drug Treatment in Pekin
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Alcohol & Drug Treatment Center in Pekin, Illinois
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Alcohol & Drug Treatment Center in Pekin, Illinois

Gateway Alcohol & Drug Treatment offers outpatient drug rehab programs for adults in Central Illinois.

Insurance Accepted

Gateway's Pekin drug treatment center accepts health insurance. We also provide assistance to help you understand what services are covered, deductibles and co-pays.

Serving Central Illinois

Gateway's center in Pekin specializes in providing substance abuse education and group counseling to help you, or someone you love get life back on track. Our experienced team helps you understand substance abuse, guides you to recovery and supports you every step of the way.

The clinical team in Pekin is committed to understanding each person's unique needs and circumstances and developing a personalized treatment plan that's right for them. Our goal is to understand and treat the underlying causes of one's substance abuse, not just their addiction to drugs or alcohol.

At Gateway, our treatment is effective because is utilizes an integrated approach to treatment which includes:

Learn more about our integrated approach, proven experience and expertise in substance abuse treatment.

Meet the Pekin Staff

Kerry Henry, BA, CADC, Executive Director, Gateway Pekin Kerry Henry, BA, CADC
Executive Director
Gateway Pekin

As Executive Director of Gateway's Springfield and Pekin Treatment Centers, Kerry Henry has seen much professional growth since joining the organization in 1994; not only in her own life, but in the lives of those she helps.

"Attending graduation ceremonies for our Outpatient Programs allows me to see first-hand how our work and services transform the lives of our clients and their families. Many graduates speak about the changes that are happening in their lives, and they believe that Gateway and the staff saved their lives."

Kerry finds Gateway very dynamic and describes it as "a progressive and changing organization that tends to always stay one step ahead of the industry." Kerry provides day-to-day and executive management of the Springfield and Pekin Treatment Centers. She enjoys coaching and mentoring her staff and witnessing their professional growth. "Gateway is unique because we not only have the ability to impact our client's lives directly, but also the ability to be a part of a great organization that genuinely cares about those suffering from drugs and alcohol."

Kerry earned her BA in Psychology from University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana and is CADC certified. Away from Gateway, Kerry enjoys gardening, barbecuing, spending time with her children and attending their sporting events.

Brandon Underwood, LCPC
Clinical Supervisor
Gateway Pekin

Joining Gateway Foundation in 2017, Brandon has been working in the field of substance use disorder treatment since 2004, and he has made addictions counseling his passionate career. Having supervised clinical staff at previous agencies since 2009, he has always continued to provide a variety of direct counseling services to clients as well. His previous experience includes providing group and individual therapy as well as DUI services, and he has worked with several multidisciplinary teams, such as Champaign County Drug Court.

Brandon leads a team of professional and qualified substance use disorder counselors at Gateway Pekin. "In my experience, clients receive the best care when the counselors excel in providing both empathy and accountability. I'm proud to say I belong to a team that provides both of those traits to our clients."

Brandon obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and his Master's Degree in Clinical-Counseling Psychology, both from Illinois State University. He has been a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor since 2008.

Understanding Drug & Alcohol Treatment

With a reputation for clinical expertise, and unwavering compassion and care, Gateway's team of licensed substance abuse professionals and addiction counselors will provide the guidance and support necessary for lasting recovery. Starting with your first consultation our dedicated staff will ensure your treatment experience is always personalized and focused on helping you or your loved one reclaim a productive, healthy life.

We want you want to feel comfortable with taking the next step to get help, and have provided the information below to assist you, or call 877-505-4673 and we will be happy to answer your questions 24-hours a day.

What to Expect in Treatment

With a reputation for clinical expertise, and unwavering compassion and care, Gateway's team of licensed substance abuse experts will provide the guidance and support necessary for lasting recovery. Learn what you can expect from Gateway's treatment programs.
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What to Bring to Treatment

As part of your treatment at Gateway, we work hard to make sure most of your needs are cared for. You can download a general list of what you should bring to treatment now, and then you will be provided with a specific list of additional items during your admission based on the center and program you will be entering.
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Typical Day in Treatment

Schedules are developed so individuals can participate in group therapy, family visits and education, as well as health and well-being. This is only a sample schedule to give you an idea of what a typical day and week in Residential Treatment will include. Schedules will change to fulfill your specific needs while in treatment at Gateway.
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Payment Options

Gateway offers convenience and flexibility in terms of payment options. Learn more about payment options for treatment.
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Outpatient Treatment Schedules

Our after-work and after-school Outpatient programs are conveniently scheduled for teens and adults.
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Illinois Alcohol and Drug Treatment in Pekin
Alcohol and Drug Rehab in Pekin, Illinois
Outpatient Drug Rehab in Pekin, Illinois
Central Illinois Alcohol and Drug Rehab Center in Pekin
11 South Capitol
Pekin, IL 61554
Toll Free: 877-505-4673
Local: 309-346-7800
Fax: 309-346-2799

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Alcohol and Drug Treatment Programs at Pekin

Adult Intensive Outpatient (Co-Ed)
Convenient morning and after-Work schedules, so treatment does not interfere with daily commitments.
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Adult Aftercare Programs (Co-Ed)
Continuing support after you leave the treatment environment.
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Other Gateway Treatment Options:

Adult Residential
Programs offered in Springfield and Carbondale.

Adolescent Residential (Male)
Programs offered in Springfield and Carbondale.

Adolescent Residential (Female)
Programs offered in Carbondale.

Adolescent Intensive Outpatient (Co-Ed)
Programs offered in Springfield.