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Gateway Responding To Increased Need for Treatment Among Middle-Income Substance Abusers
Date:9/18/2009

CHICAGO, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- As economic, social and political factors change the face of substance abuse in Illinois, the state's leading provider of addiction treatment services is expanding its efforts to help the growing number of people who can't afford expensive clinics but also fail to qualify for government-funded treatment programs.

Gateway Foundation Inc., a 41-year-old non-profit organization, serves more than 29,000 patients in Illinois each year, historically through publicly funded treatment programs. But as the overall need for treatment grows at the same time government funding is increasingly in jeopardy, Chicago-based Gateway is sharpening its focus on middle-income patients who must pay for treatment out of pocket or through private insurance.

At its four Chicago-area facilities - on the city's Westside, near Humboldt Park, and in suburban Aurora and Lake Villa - and at five other locations across the state, Gateway is offering a variety of customized, flexible and fully integrated treatment programs based on nationally recognized clinical criteria from the American Society of Addiction Medicine.

"The current economic situation has created a 'perfect storm' of factors that threatens those suffering the consequences of an untreated substance abuse problem," said Gateway President & CEO Michael Darcy. "People who have been laid off or closed their business are less able to afford treatment due to loss of salary and benefits, yet their emotional state may make them more likely to seek comfort or escape in drugs or alcohol.

"At the same time," Darcy added, "shrinking tax revenue is forcing governments to cut programs, which is a major concern because public funding covers approximately 80 percent of all spending on substance abuse treatment in the U.S."

In fact, affordability has long been a major obstacle for substanc
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