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Al-Anon /Alateen, Northern Illinois Group
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1332, Galesburg, IL 61402-1332
Phone: (312) 409-7245
Parent Org.: Al-Anon /Alateen
Description: A fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to solve their common problems.

Alateen is for young people whose lives have been affected by someone else's drinking.
Notes: Call or use website to find groups meeting in the Evanston area.
Updated 2/7/2013
 
Alcoholics Anonymous, Chicago Area
Mailing Address: 180 N Wabash Avenue, suite 305, Chicago, IL 60601
E-mail: caso@chicagoaa.org
Phone: 312-346-1475 (toll free for IL: 800-346-1475 )
Fax: 312-346-5477
Parent Org.: Alcoholics Anonymous
Description: A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
Notes: Call or check website to find one of the many groups meeting in Evanston.
Updated 3/12/2013
 
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, NorthShore University HealthSystem
Address: Evanston Hospital, 2650 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201 or 909 Davis St Evanston, IL 60201
Contact: Dr. Frederick Miller, Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Phone: 847-425-6400
Parent Org.: NorthShore University HealthSystem
Description: Expert and comprehensive treatment for the full spectrum of psychiatric and psychological Disorders and Conditions. Clinical Services offers general psychiatric medication management and a variety of psychotherapeutic approaches, in addition to a number of specialty programs designed to address the specific needs of patients, from childhood through late life.
Updated 1/13/2014
 
Doreen E. Chapman Center Treatment for Addictions
Address: Evanston Hospital
Mailing Address: 2650 Ridge Avenue, Evansnton, IL 60201
Contact: Laura Parise, MD, Director
Phone: 847-570-4633 or 847-570-2500 (Access Center)
Parent Org.: Northshore University Healthsystem Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Description: The Doreen E. Chapman Center at Evanston Hospital provides outpatient treatment for adults and their families struggling with alcohol addiction and substance abuse. The Chapman Center also offers effective, coordinated services to individuals who have an addiction and a co-occurring mental disorder or chronic pain. Brochure.
Updated 4/1/2013
 
Evanston Substance Abuse Prevention Council
Address: 906 Davis St. Evanston, IL 60201
Contact: Miguel Jimenez, Coalition Coordinator
E-mail: Contact Form
Phone: 847-859-0109
Fax: 847-492-0320
Parent Org.: PEER Services
Description: A coalition of community groups, agencies and individuals who are working together to prevent the abuse and misuse of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD) in the Evanston community.
Provides a forum for networking and dissemination of information about substance abuse, underage drinking and relevant policy issues.
Task groups currently active are: ETHS Ambassadors Task Group, Prescription Drug Task Group, Tobacco Task Group.
Updated 4/1/2013
 
Peer Services, Inc.
Address: 906 Davis St., Evanston, IL 60201
Contact: Kate Mahoney, Executive Director
E-mail: kmahoney@peerservices.org
Phone: 847-492-1778
Fax: 847-492-0320
Description: Treatment for drug dependency and addiction. Extensive substance abuse prevention counseling for adults and youth.
Youth early intervention program for at-risk teens, outpatient program for teens who meet the diagnostic criteria for substance abuse diagnosis, and intensive treatment program for teens struggling with substance abuse and addiction.
Individualized treatment plan for adults struggling with substance abuse and addiction.
Free HIV testing.
Updated 3/4/2013
 
Presence Behavioral Health-Addiction Services
Address: Presence St. Francis Hospital
Mailing Address: 355 Ridge Ave., Evanston, IL 60202
Phone: 877-737-4636
Parent Org.: Presence Health Care, Saint Francis Hospital
Description: The center, operating out of St. Francis Hospital, provides a 24-hour crisis hotline, case management, outreach services and home visitations to Evanston residents.

24/7 Crisis Hotline: 708-681-4357
Updated 7/24/2013
 
Women's Christian Temperance Union
Address: 1730 Chicago Ave., Evanston, IL 60201
Contact: Rita Kaye Wert
E-mail: donwert@msn.com
Phone: 800-755-1321
Fax: 866- 503-WCTU (Toll-Free)
Description: Organization devoted to total abstinence from alcohol. Publishes factual, current information about alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drugs for pre-school children through adults.

Offers annual essay contest for children grades 4-12.
Updated 9/23/2012
 
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