CHOOSE A DAY TO SEE AVAILABLE PATIENT MEETINGS

SUNDAY

Weiss Memorial Hospital

Times: 10:30 am

Address: 4646 N. Marine Dr. Chicago, IL

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Second Unitarian Church

Times: 1:00 pm

Address: 656 W. Barry Ave. Chicago, IL

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Resurrection Lutheran Church

Times: 6:00 pm

Address: 1050 W. School St. Chicago, IL

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MONDAY

St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church

Times: 6:00 pm

Address: 2649 N. Francisco Ave. Chicago, IL

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Sisters Recovery House

Times: 7:00 pm

Address: 5017 W. North Ave. Chicago, IL

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Northwest Edge Alano Club

Times: 7:30 pm

Address: 7525 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL

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TUESDAY

St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church

Times: 6:00 pm

Address: 2649 N. Francisco Ave. Chicago, IL

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Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

Times: 6:30 pm

Address: 8600 W. Lawrence Ave. Norridge, IL

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Broadway United Methodist Church

Times: 7:00 pm

Address: 3338 N. Broadway St. Chicago, IL

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WEDNESDAY

Residential Meeting

Times: 11:30 am

Address: 1409 N. Pulaski Rd. Chicago, IL

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Holy Covenant Methodist Church

Times: 7:30 pm

Address: 925 W. Diversey Pkwy Chicago, IL

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Christian Community Church

Times: 8:00 pm

Address: 2135 W. Wilson Ave. Chicago, IL

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THURSDAY

First Evangelical Free Church

Times: 6:00 pm

Address: 5255 N. Ashland Ave. Chicago, IL

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Unity Evangelical Lutheran Church

Times: 7:00 pm

Address: 1212 W. Balmoral Ave. Chicago, IL

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Northwest Edge Alano Club

Times: 7:00 pm

Address: 7525 W. Belmont Ave. Chicago, IL

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FRIDAY

St. Luke’s Evangelical Lutheran Church

Times: 6:00 pm

Address: 2649 N. Francisco Ave. Chicago, IL

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Recovery House

Times: 6:00 pm

Address: 4704 W. Irving Park Rd. Chicago, IL

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Residential Meeting

Times: 7:00 pm

Address: 1409 N. Pulaski Rd. Chicago, IL

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SATURDAY

Del Mar Apartments

Times: 10:00 am

Address: 5042 N. Winthrop Ave. Chicago, IL

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Center On Halstead

Times: 11:00 am

Address: 3656 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL

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St. David’s Church

Times: 12:00 pm

Address: 2410 Glenview Rd. Glenview, IL

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The Need for NA in Evanston, Illinois

For suburbs like Evanston, IL, drug addiction numbers can perhaps be counted as part of the larger city next door. However, groups that help people recover, like Narcotics Anonymous, help in individual communities. NA helps people every day to recover from drug addiction all across the country.

It is important for the person who wants to recover to get the proper resources so they can make an informed decision about where to go. This is a life-changing step for them. Thankfully, there are many people who are willing to help.

Is There a Drug Misuse Problem in Evanston, IL?

Located in Cook County, Evanston is part of the Chicagoland area, It is set on Lake Michigan and is a suburb of Chicago.

The 2019 Cook County Community Health Needs Assessment reported the following:

  • When asked what the most serious problem the community is facing, 38% responded mental health and 27% responded substance abuse.
  • In 2017, Cook County had a drug overdose death rate of 19.2 per 100,000 people.
  • Most of the overdoses involved opioids.
  • For ED visits, 661 per 100,000 were related to mental health.
  • 35% of Cook County residents reported struggling with mental health at least once in the last month.

A newer report released in 2021 by the Cook County Department of Public Health states the following:

  • Since 2016, there have been almost 1,600 opioid overdose deaths in the county. The majority of them involved heroin, fentanyl and other adulterants.
  • 82.9% of the overdose deaths in Cook County involved heroin and/or fentanyl. This is compared to a national misuse average of 8%.
  • 86.3% of opioid-related overdoses involved more than one drug. 43% of the death cases had been exposed to one or more additional respiratory depressants. Combined with opioids increases the risk of respiratory arrest, lung infection or inflammation.
  • 71.7% of outpatient ED cases had acute heroin exposure. However, only 21.4% of those were diagnosed with substance use disorder.

Recovery Resources for Evanston, IL

SpringBoard Recovery has a variety of resources to offer someone who is seeking recovery from drug addiction. We have traditional outpatient drug rehab programs that can be individualized for a person’s needs. We also welcome people who come from out-of-state.

Sober Living Homes

One of the ways we can help someone who is coming from Evanston is with our sober living homes. These homes are located residentially and give recovering drug addicts an opportunity to live in a sober environment with people who are experiencing the same circumstances. There are rules they have to abide by, but they are allowed to work and they can come and go as needed.

Other Area Meetings

These are additional resources that can be helpful for Evanston residents who are looking for recovery:

At SpringBoard Recovery, we have one major goal: to help people recover from their drug addiction. We are here to be a resource, to be a support system and to guide them through the process.

If you are in the Evanston area and would like more information about addiction recovery resources, please contact us today.