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Gateway Gurnee Outpatient

Effective outpatient treatment for substance use disorders in Gurnee.
Outpatient Alcohol and Drug Treatment in Gurnee
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Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment in Gurnee
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Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Treatment in Gurnee

The Gurnee center specializes in providing substance use disorder (SUD) education and group counseling to help you, or someone you love get life back on track. Our experienced team helps you understand SUD, guides you through recovery and supports you every step of the way.

Insurance Accepted

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

Serving the Gurnee Area

Co-Ed Adult Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is a flexible program with morning, after-work and after-school schedules, so treatment does not interfere with daily commitments. The IOP program allows individuals to remain in close proximity to their loved ones and support network while receiving the treatment they need.

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

Meet the Gurnee Staff

Karen Wolownik Albert, LCSW, Executive Director, Gateway Gurnee Karen Wolownik Albert, LCSW
Executive Director
Gateway Gurnee

Karen Wolownik Albert is the Executive Director of Gateway Foundation's Lake County Treatment Services including a residential program in Lake Villa, and an outpatient program in Gurnee, Illinois. Ms. Wolownik Albert has over 20 years of behavioral health experience, and has worked in a variety of outpatient and residential settings throughout her career.

She earned her Bachelors of Science, and Masters in Social Work from the University of Michigan, and is a licensed clinical social worker in Illinois. Ms. Wolownik Albert is an experienced trainer locally, and also presented at national conferences on a wide array of topics. She is on the Board of Directors of the Lake County Opioid Initiative, as well as a co-chair of the Treatment, Recovery and Harm Reduction Committee, and a core team member in the development of the A Way Out Program, a law assisted diversion program in Lake County.

Ms. Wolownik Albert is a member of the Lake County Underage Drinking and Drug Abuse Prevention Task Force and represented that organization at the national CADCA conference in 2017. She is also on the Steering Committee, and Treatment Committee Co-Chair for the Chicago Area Opioid Task Force. Additionally, Ms. Wolownik Albert is an adjunct professor at the College of Lake County, and has served on the curriculum committee for the Human Services program since 2011.

Mark Zissman, LCP, Clinical Supervisor, Gateway Gurnee Mark Zissman, LCP
Clinical Supervisor
Gateway Gurnee

Dr. Mark Zissman is a licensed clinical psychologist and certified alcohol and drug counselor. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Northern Illinois University, and both his Masters in Counseling and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Adler University in Chicago, IL.

He has dedicated his career to specializing in the treatment of substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions, in both youth and adult populations. Clinically, he believes each person he works with has unique strengths and motivations that can be utilized to affect change, and he is passionate about helping individuals find and nurture such characteristics in order to achieve personal success.

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.

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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Northern Illinois Outpatient Alcohol and Drug Treatment in Gurnee
222 S. Greenleaf
Suite 106
Gurnee, IL 60031
Toll Free: 877-505-4673
Local: 847-473-6233

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Alcohol and Drug Treatment Programs at Gurnee

Adult Intensive Outpatient (Co-Ed)
Convenient morning and after-Work schedules, so treatment does not interfere with daily commitments.
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