Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital – Behavioral Health Services

Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital – Behavioral Health Services

ABOUT NORTHWESTERN MEDICINE CENTRAL DUPAGE HOSPITAL – BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES

Located in the Chicago suburb of Winfield, Northwestern Medicine’s Central Dupage Hospital is one of the metro area’s major hospitals. The behavioral health unit offers a range of substance abuse treatment options for teens and adults, including medical detox, inpatient care, a partial hospitalization programs (PHP), and outpatient programs.

The unit also offers specialized programs for young adults and professionals, including doctors, therapists, lawyers, and business executives. Only 26.2% of facilities in Illinois offer programs for young adults, and the facility treats individuals struggling with co-occurring disorders as well.

TREATMENT & ASSESSMENT

Northwestern Medicine’s Central Dupage Hospital offers short-term residential treatment for teens and adults in need of stabilization and supervision. The program offers treatments for substance abuse as well as co-occurring disorders, making it one of Illinois’ 235 facilities that can treat co-occurring disorders.

After clients finish the residential program, they may be encouraged to transition to the Partial Hospital Day Program (PHP) or the outpatient program. Clients continue to participate in counseling sessions and other services while transitioning out of a structured treatment facility.

Treatment in all programs includes individual and group therapy along with with an introduction to the 12-step model of recovery. In the specialized program for professionals, the center works with the client’s employer to provide updates. The center focuses on maintaining clients’ licensure and returning professionals to work in full capacity.

Central Dupage Hospital also offers tailored care to teens between the ages of 13 and 18, placing it in the 27% of facilities nationwide that offer similar programs. The treatment process focuses on the specific needs of younger clients as they go through recovery, as well as providing a safe and supportive place to recover.

In addition, clients can participate in medication management services. Suboxone treatment for opioid addiction is available, as well as ongoing medication management for individuals struggling with co-occurring mental health disorders.

STAFF CREDENTIALS

The treatment team at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital includes physicians, social workers, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, licensed therapists, and certified addictions counselors. Many of the staff members hold advanced degrees and extensive training in addiction and behavioral health treatment. To date, the five individuals polled by Best-rehabs.com on the matter offered exemplary ratings for the staff’s level of experience and training.

Staff Experience and Training: 4.8/5

ACCOMMODATIONS & AMENITIES

The hospital has a total of 333 beds, which places it in the top 2.7% of U.S. facilities based on its size. The facility is clinical in nature with access to treatment facilities, clinical residential facilities, and therapy facilities. However, the five individuals polled on the matter approved of the facility’s accommodations.

Facility Cleanliness and Upkeep: 4.4/5

WHAT ALUMNI SAY

The six alumni polled Best-rehabs.com about Central DuPage at the time of this writing provided positive feedback, and indicated they would recommend Central Dupage Hospital. On average, four alumni indicated that they’d strongly recommend the facility and appreciated the aptitude of staff, though many felt counseling options and holistic offerings could improve.

Likelihood to Recommend: 5/5
Counseling Options: 3.2/5
Holistic Offerings: 2.4/5

Recurring praise was awarded to the staff and the peaceful atmosphere at the facility. “Its peaceful and everyone is polite. They definitely have healing in the right priority,” one alum wrote. “Wonderful staff. They saved my life,” another alum wrote. Some alumni also brought up a few areas of dissatisfaction. “They only offered 12 step, which I believe was a weakness of the facility,” another alum wrote. However, alumni did appreciate the level of family involvement in treatment.

Family Participation: 4/5

On Google, the hospital, as a whole, earned an average rating of 3.1 out of five stars from 151 reviews to date.[1] Many of the reviews praised the staff members as “highly professional and knowledgeable.”

WHAT FRIENDS AND FAMILY SAY

The single loved one surveyed about Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital by Best-rehabs.com at the time of this writing gave the facility an overall positive review. The loved one gave five out of five stars for its affordability, four stars for counseling options, as well as three stars for the ease of connectivity with their loved ones during treatment.

WHAT STAFF SAY

Mary, the one staff member polled by Best-rehabs.com to date, gave a very positive review about her experience working at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. She praised the facility’s high retention rates for staff members and gave five out of five stars for its treatment of co-occurring disorders, focus on patient interests, and the loyalty of staff.

FINANCING

Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital is among the 51% of Illinois facilities that accepts Medicaid, the 36.4% that accepts state-funded plans like HealthChoice Illinois, and 67% that accepts private health insurance plans. Financial aid is available through the facility as well for clients that qualify. Overall, individuals polled on the matter generally approved of the facility’s cost.

Affordability: 4.2/5

[1]GoogleReviews

Reviews about Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital – Behavioral Health Services

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  • experienced busy you must be willing to be teachable to succeed
    Strengths: cohesive, belief in the 12 step process for all - whether addicted or not, care for others (staff and pts). Weaknesses: too much paperwork. I worked here for 18 years and most of the other staff on the addictions side of he facility also had a lot of longevity. This speaks of healthy staff and program as much as the program itself.
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  • Wonderful staff. They saved my life.
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    very personalable. kept me grounded.
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  • I don't feel the facility had a complete understanding of the depth of my situation. I was allowed to not participate, I was able to leave the group and cry alone in an empty room, unnoticed. No attempt was made to get to the root of my depression. I felt others had more significant issues. Strengths: Small groups, relaxed, peaceful atmosphere. Weaknesses: Patients not closely monitored enough.
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    I felt that my withdrawal from xanax was not properly handled. Giving me valium was just giving me the same family of drugs I was abusing. They really need to have a different protocol for those withdrawing from the benzo group.
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  • Its peaceful and everyone is polite. They definitely have healing in the right priority. The staff was excellent and the facility was very clean. However, they only offered 12 step, which I believe was a weakness of the facility.
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  • Enjoyed group meetings - talking to others about their experience - explanation of what to expect when I left the facility.