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2011-12-15 08:07:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gateway Foundation, Illinois' largest provider of alcohol and drug abuse treatment, today announces Gateway Foundation President Michael Darcy was recently elected to the board of Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce. During his two-year term, Darcy looks forward to serving the needs of the Chicagoland business community, especially when it comes to issues surrounding workplace safety, employee productivity and health care. "It is truly an honor...

2011-11-22 10:59:00

New chat feature provides immediate help and answers about substance abuse to site visitors CHICAGO, Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In support of its mission and to make it as easy as possible for people to get answers about substance abuse treatment options, Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment now offers a live chat feature on RecoverGateway.org. Instant and anonymous, Gateway's live help is another avenue for individuals to ask questions about drug and...

2011-10-21 14:17:00

Substance Abuse Treatment Provider Offers Resources to Raise Awareness of Prescription Drug Abuse CHICAGO, Oct. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Red Ribbon Week, October 22-30, Gateway Foundation is elevating awareness about the fastest growing form of substance abuse in the U.S., prescription drug abuse. As the largest provider of drug and alcohol treatment in Illinois, Gateway Foundation will build upon the Red Ribbon Week anti-drug education efforts taking place in...

2011-09-01 13:44:00

Gateway Foundation opens doors to help close gap between addiction and entering treatment CHICAGO, Sept 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nearly one in 10 Americans aged 12 or older needed treatment for drug or alcohol abuse in 2009, yet a mere 11 percent of those who needed treatment--received it at a specialty facility. To help raise awareness of treatment options available to adults and adolescents for alcohol and drug abuse, Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment, the...

2011-07-14 15:14:00

CHICAGO, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment is a leader in providing substance abuse and co-occurring disorders treatment. Dr. Phil Welches, Clinical Director for Gateway Foundation, will be a co-presenter in a webinar on July 26, 2011, sponsored by the renowned Hazelden Treatment Centers. The webinar will present the Hazelden/Dartmouth Co-occurring Disorders Program (CDP), a comprehensive program containing multiple curricula that are...

2011-07-05 17:08:00

CHICAGO, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment today announces a major enhancement to RecoverGateway.org, which provides an expanded offering of educational materials related to drug and alcohol prevention. The new Tools & Resources section offers in-depth information for parents, families, teens and adults on all facets of substance abuse treatment and related issues. The new Community Education section offers information on how...

2011-05-24 09:51:00

Substance Abuse Experts Help Parents with Dialogue about Drugs CHICAGO, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As summer approaches and teens are out of school, Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment reminds parents that a variety of drugs are readily available to teenagers if they want them, even legal "drugs." Controversial products called bath salts and Lazy Cakes currently are legally for sale via the Internet and in outlets like convenience stores, tobacco shops and truck...

2011-05-03 09:25:00

Offers Parents Real Answers To Teenager Drug Use CHICAGO, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a new national study, teenager drug use has increased over the last three years. The study shows a significant 67 percent increase in the number of teens who report using Ecstasy (from 6 percent in 2008 to 10 percent in 2010) and just as alarming, Marijuana use among teens has increased 22 percent (from 32 percent in 2008 to 39 percent in 2010). Those findings, developed by The...

2010-12-09 11:41:00

CHICAGO, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment is a leading provider of substance abuse treatment in Illinois, including services to treat those with addictions to herbal blend drugs such as the recently banned K2. K2, also known by such other names as "Blaze," "Spice" and "Red X Dawn," is a mixture of herbal blends coated with synthetic chemicals, which is then smoked. K2 was a popular legal alternative to marijuana among teenagers and...

2010-09-21 06:36:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Gateway Foundation Alcohol & Drug Treatment will celebrate those who have achieved substance abuse recovery at its Chicago West Treatment Center in a special ceremony there on September 24. "September is National Recovery Month. During this time, we are raising awareness about the disease of addiction, and spotlighting the availability of substance abuse help to those in need," said Sally Thoren, Executive Director, Chicago West. "It is wonderful to be...