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
Treatment

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Mental Health
Exploration

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

History

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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.

Services

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    2021 Annual Fundraiser Banquet

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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
    • On-Site Recovery Coach Team
    • Professional Certified Gambling Counselors
    Teamwork

    Meet some of our key team members:

    • Ramaswamy Srinivasan, President and CEO
    • Kyle Jones, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
    • Valerie Hammond, Interim Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer
    • Kenneth Johnson, Director of Accounting
    • Ken Muhr, Director of Information Technology Services
    • Oluwabunmi Owiku-Mitchell, Human Resource Director
    • 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, Manager of Central Intake

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