A mission to serve

The mission of The South Suburban Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse is to deliver a continuum of treatment and recovery support services to residents of the greater Chicago Southland, Northwest Indiana and surrounding communities, particularly to those who are financially disadvantaged.
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SUD, OUD & Medication Assisted

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Mental Health

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Continued fiscal health and effective clinical programming position us as a stable and strong organization in an evolving healthcare environment.


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We offer an efficient and comprehensive process of admitting people through a centralized intake department. All prospective patients and referral agencies contact Central Intake.

Central Intake

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We are a leader in meeting the substance use disorders and mental health treatment and needs of residents of our communities.


CALL (708) 647-3333

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Delivering quality and effective programs and services.

Meeting professional and regulatory standards reaffirms the council’s commitment to serve. Just last year, we were able to provide substance use disorders and mental health treatment and supportive services to over 1,500 residents of the Chicago South Suburbs, Northwest Indiana and surrounding communities.

Click Here to View our Inpatient & Outpatient Services Brochure

A multidisciplinary team

We have an experienced team of professionals ready to help our clients. Members include:

  • Medical Director
  • Psychiatrist
  • Licensed Registered Nurse
  • Registered Dietician Consultant
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors
  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors
  • Certified Co-Occurring Disorder Professionals (CODP)
  • Certified Criminal Justice Professional

Meet some of our key team members:

  • Ramaswamy Srinivasan, President and CEO
  • Janet Coleman, Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer
  • Kyle Jones, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
  • Terry Johnson, Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer (Current)
  • Brian Hazard, Vice President of Clinical Services (Interim)
  • Kenneth Johnson, Director of Accounting
  • Ken Muhr, Director of Information Technology Services
  • Eileen Couture, D.O. Medical Director
  • Bradley Stein, Director of Marketing, Media Relations, Business Development and Senior Addiction Counselor
  • Shari Zavala Stucky, Director of Residential Services
  • David Banks, Director of Outpatient Services
  • Glinda Wilson, Central Intake

South Suburban Council App.

Click on The South Suburban Council on your mobile device. When prompted for the App. click yes. Done.


  1. Launch Browser (Chrome)
  2. Go to The South Suburban Council
  3. Tap on Menu button
  4. Tap “Add to Home Screen”/”Create Shortcut”

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