We found 4 addiction providers who accept Humana Gold 2250/HMO Premier near Berwyn, IL.

Dr. Erica Veguilla, MD
Specializes in Addiction Medicine, Psychiatry
5000 S. 5th Avenue
Hines, IL

Dr. Erica Veguilla works as a psychiatrist and addiction medicine specialist. Before performing her residency at Boston Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Harvard University, Dr. Veguilla attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. Her clinical interests encompass addictions. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. She has received the following distinction: The Evelyn H. & Theodore P. Chengelis Award, .. She is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. Dr. Veguilla is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Addictions

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Psychiatry
6929 W Ogden Avenue
Berwyn, IL

Dr. Leonard Spishakoff's areas of specialization are family medicine, addiction medicine, and psychiatry; he sees patients in Palos Heights, IL and Berwyn, IL. His education and training includes medical school at Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Faculty of Medicine and residency at Saints Mary and Elizabeth Medical Center.. He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Spishakoff takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Palos Community Hospital. Dr. Spishakoff welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Chronic Pain

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Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
3249 Oak Park Avenue
Berwyn, IL

Dr. Kalyan Rao is an addiction psychiatrist. Dr. Rao is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Addiction Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry
8311 Roosevelt Road
Forest Park, IL

Dr. Richard Goldberg is a forensic psychiatrist and addiction medicine specialist in Forest Park, IL. He attended medical school at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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What is Addiction?

The recreational use of alcohol or drugs can sometimes become so compulsive for a user that it causes physical changes to the body and brain. When people are addicted to a substance, they may want to stop using because of the harmful effects but are unable to do so on their own. Addiction recovery involves medical and psychological help to break free from an addiction.

There are generally three broad steps or phases of addiction recovery. First, detoxification removes the harmful substance from the body. This step can be difficult physically, depending on the substance and level of addiction, and in some cases it can even be life-threatening. Medical care and support are important to help patients through the uncomfortable side effects of detox.

The second step is treatment, which may involve several different kinds of psychotherapy and counseling, medication, or both. The most commonly used forms of therapy are cognitive-behavioral therapy, family therapy, group therapy, and motivational interview therapy. Goals of treatment generally include developing coping skills outside of substance use, identifying what caused the substance abuse in the first place, and repairing relationships. Medications such as methadone, naltrexone, or nicotine replacement help to relieve cravings and curb the physical effects of withdrawal.

The final phase of addiction recovery is maintenance or relapse prevention. Addiction is a chronic disease and treatment will be long-term. So while care at this stage may not be as frequent or intense as during the first two stages, in order to be successful, it needs to be in place.

Addiction is a very difficult disease that takes a huge toll on patients and their loved ones. Treating addiction can be challenging but also incredibly rewarding. Addiction specialists provide hope to those caught in a cycle they cannot escape without help.