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SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

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SAMHSA - Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse, Veterans, and Health Care Treatment Services Locator

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The Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator is an online source of information for persons seeking treatment facilities in the United States or U.S. Territories for substance abuse/addiction and/or mental health problems. The Behavioral Health Treatment Services Locator is a product of SAMHSA's Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (CBHSQ). The Locator is compiled from responses to CBHSQ's annual surveys of treatment facilities (the National Survey of Substance Abuse Treatment Services and the National Mental Health Services Survey).

SAMHSA - Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Resource Locator

Stairway to Freedom

Sober Living Homes in Chicago

Let Stairway To Freedom be your first step toward living clean, sober and free from addiction.

Stairway to Freedom is a community of Sober Living Recovery Homes in Chicago, Illinois that provides a structured and safe environment to help addicts and alcoholics rebuild their lives and build a strong foundation for a successful and ongoing recovery. Founded in 2007 by a group of members from the Recovery Community who have many years of sober living in Chicago. We are NOT a primary alcohol or drug treatment facility. We are NOT a detox center. We provide halfway housing in Chicago with strict rules of sobriety within the house and grounds, structure and support while our clients are getting on their feet and learning to be self supporting.

Chicago AA Service Office - CASO

Directory of Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings

The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking

The purpose of The Chicago Area Service Assembly is to serve the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous within the Chicago metropolitan area. The Assembly should conduct area affairs in the spirit of the Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous and the Twelve Concepts for World Service. The Chicago Area Service Assembly has the sole authority to make all decisions for and affecting Chicago Area Alcoholics Anonymous. It may delegate the performance of such authority to other committees or individuals. (National AA Website: (Online AA Meetings:

Al-Anon and Alateen

Directory of Al-Anon and Alateen Meetings and Support Services

Support for people living with, close to, or have been affected by someone else's substance abuse problems

Al-Anon is for families, relatives and friends whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. Many adults question whether they have been affected by alcoholism. If someone close to you has, or has had a drinking problem, the following questions may help you in determining whether alcoholism affected your childhood or present life, and if Al-Anon is for you. (Resources for Alateen Sponsors)


Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association, Inc.

Illinois Certification Board that Serves the Human Services Professional

ICB (Illinois Certification Board) is a private, non-profit organization that promotes standards for professionals in the addictions field. ICB shall protect the welfare of the public through improvement of quality health care service being provided to the individual, his/her family, and/ or significant others. ICB does this by writing and publishing standards, evaluating experience and education, reviewing each application for the respective credential, and upgrading those standards. ICB’s professional standards meet or exceed all international standards for practitioners.

Psychology Today - Chicago Recovery Support Groups

Psychology Today Directory of Therapy, Behavioral Health, and Psychology Service Providers

Find detailed professional listings for Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Therapists, Counselors, Group Therapy and Treatment Centers in the United States and Canada

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Changing lives through addiction care & education

We provide information, resources, and treatment for people battling addiction and related conditions.

At, our mission is to equip patients and families with the best information, resources and tools to overcome addiction and pursue lifelong recovery. We are here to help you or your loved one every step of the way. - Chicago, IL

Database of Research, Information, Diagnostic Explanations, and Treatment Facility Finder

Trusted Resources for Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment

Chicago Drug Abuse Treatment Programs - Chicago Inpatient Centers and Outpatient Programs, Choose Group Therapy or Private Addiction Counseling, Helpful, Understanding Staff Waiting to Take Your Call, Or, learn about Intervention, Detox, or Alcohol Abuse programs in Chicago, IL. DON'T WAIT 1-877-959-7812 ONE CALL CAN CHANGE EVERYTHING

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Guiding You From Rehab to Recovery

Are you or a loved one struggling with prescription painkillers, alcohol or street drugs like heroin? Call our drug abuse hotline to be connected with one of our rehabs or detox centers and start your new life today. For immediate treatment help call: 877-655-5116