10 hours of risk reduction education on alcohol and other drug use.
This group counseling helps adults develop the short and long-term goals necessary for a life free from alcohol and other drugs. Outpatient treatment recommendations are based on the severity of the substance use issue as identified in an evaluation or assessment. To register for Outpatient Treatment, clients must make a 1-hour intake appointment.
For DUI offenders, counseling is typically recommended at one of the following levels.
For non-DUI offenders, the above hours may vary based on your counselor’s recommendation.
Illinois laws require individuals arrested for DUI to obtain an alcohol/drug evaluation. In 1988, the 19th Judicial Circuit enacted a rule that all DUI evaluations in Lake County be performed by Nicasa. As a result of the evaluation, recommendations may be made for additional education or treatment services.
Services to help individuals work toward the reinstatement of driving priviledges through the Secretary of State for licenses have been suspended or revoked.
Group counseling to help individuals address anger issues such as controlling anger and expressing anger appropriately. This service is currently only provided to inmates at the Lake County Jail.
Services for Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations violations and the return-to-duty process. For more information, please see www.saplist.com.
Counseling and self-exclusion services to address the needs of people who may be compulsive or problem gamblers.
A gender-specific treatment program for women with serious substance abuse issues. The program includes a comprehensive day or evening treatment program as well as comprehensive support services such as childcare, transportation, meals, self-sufficiency and job skills training, referrals for health care and domestic abuse counseling, and parent education. This program is designed specifically for women ages 18 and older, with or without children, who have many issues surrounding their substance use.
A community-based residence for men and women recovering from chemical dependency.
Alumnae of Nicasa’s Women’s Services program formed a recovery support group and now actively promote recovery in the community, advocate for substance abuse service funding, organize fundraising events, and share their stories.
A continuing recovery group for men and women who have completed a substance abuse treatment program. This group meets weekly at Bridge House and is led by a Nicasa counselor.