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  • According to Kane County community health assessments, substance abuse ranks as the county’s most pressing behavioral health concern. 

    That’s why the city of Elgin and Kane County as a whole have several rehab centers that provide comprehensive treatment for alcohol or drug addiction.

    Substance Abuse Treatment In Elgin, Illinois

    The Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) oversees substance abuse treatment programs at all Elgin recovery centers. To find an addiction treatment facility in your local area, you can start by:

    • calling the IDHS helpline for more information
    • searching for a Kane County IDHS office using the IDHS office locator tool
    • calling Kane County 211 to connect with a professional who can help you find the right services for your needs 

    Elgin Alcohol & Drug Treatment Programs

    Individualized treatment plans and a wide variety of addiction treatment programs are available in the city of Elgin. When you reach out for help, one of the first things you’ll do is complete a preliminary needs assessment. 

    That assessment can help determine which treatment services you require, which may include:

    • medical detox
    • residential treatment
    • outpatient treatment programs
    • dual diagnosis treatment for co-occurring mental health disorders
    • medication-assisted treatment (MAT)
    • continuing care

    Medical Drug & Alcohol Detox

    Many addiction rehab facilities require new patients to complete a medical detoxification program before they begin treatment. 

    Supervised detox is a short-term program that provides medical and behavioral support to help keep you safe, healthy, and as comfortable as possible throughout withdrawal. 

    Inpatient/Residential Drug Rehab

    Inpatient rehab, also called residential treatment, takes place on an addiction treatment center’s campus, where you’ll live in a community with your peers. 

    As part of a residential rehab program, you’ll have access to treatment for co-occurring disorders (dual diagnosis), mental health therapies, holistic wellness therapies, and behavioral therapy

    Outpatient Treatment

    Outpatient treatment programs meet multiple times per week, and you get to go home after every treatment session. A partial hospitalization program (PHP) or intensive outpatient program (IOP) may work for you if residential treatment isn’t an option. 

    Most outpatient rehab programs include group therapy or family therapy as part of their treatment approach to help create a strong support network for program participants. 

    Opioid & Alcohol Treatment Programs

    Opioid and alcohol addiction respond well to something called medication-assisted treatment (MAT). In this type of program, you’ll receive medications like Suboxone or methadone that will help ease your transition to complete sobriety. 

    Behavioral therapy, counseling, and other supports are typically also provided to help reduce your risk of relapse and encourage long-term recovery. 


    Addiction recovery is a lifelong process, which is why having aftercare when you complete your rehab program is so important. 

    Also known as continuing care, an aftercare program typically provides access to several recovery resources, including sober-living housing, support groups, and more. 

    Using Health Insurance For Addiction Treatment In Elgin, Illinois

    Most addiction treatment facilities accept public or private healthcare insurance to help cover the cost of their services. 

    You can learn more about your coverage by calling your insurance provider or contacting rehab centers to verify whether they’re an in-network provider. If you don’t carry insurance, you may be able to qualify for payment assistance at a non-profit rehab facility. 

    Addiction Treatment At Ark Behavioral Health

    At Ark Behavioral Health, we provide a full continuum of evidence-based care to help anyone begin their addiction recovery journey. To learn more about our rehab centers or for more information about the types of treatment, we offer, please call our helpline today. 

    Find Drug & Alcohol Treatment Programs Near You

    Written by Ark Behavioral Health Editorial Team
    ©2023 Ark National Holdings, LLC. | All Rights Reserved.
    This page does not provide medical advice.

    Kane County Health Department - 2018 Community Health Needs Assessment Report
    National Institute on Drug Abuse - Types of Treatment Programs

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