When you know you need help in Ottawa,Illinois, consider the support available at Great Lakes Adult and Teen Challenge near Milwaukee and Chicago. For over 30 years, this proven, year-long residential program has helped men face recovery and build a new life.
The team at Teen Challenge near Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL. knows what it takes to leave addiction behind, and accept accountability and truth.
Many of the well-trained staff in WI and IL have come through a similar addiction recovery program. At Great Lakes ATC, they understand you must be ready to commit to a year of recovery. It takes time to change, and learn new ways to live. That’s why the Great Lakes counselors, and staff maintain the right motivations to help a man change. As addicted men go through months of counseling and work side by side, they acquire new insight. New attitudes produce new choices and behavior. And with peers holding them accountable day and night, recovering men learn to own the truth at Teen Challenge.
The individual and group counseling at Great Lakes ATC near Milwaukee and Chicago helps men identify issues that led to his substance abuse in Ottawa,Illinois.
Acknowledging these deep needs, a man realizes he can’t heal or change without help from a “higher power.” From the start, men at the Teen Challenge Christian rehab in WI and IL learn that we cannot change our own hearts. Only God can forgive, heal and change them. As they hear about Jesus Christ, and the life-changing forgiveness He offers, men also find the strength they need to recover. Through experiencing His forgiveness, men gain a desire to seek forgiveness from others they’ve harmed in addiction in Ottawa,Illinois. Because internal issues feed addiction, men receive personal and group counseling. The team works with each man to rebuild him from the inside out. They plant the seeds of new life and help him grow. This essential part of Teen Challenge introduces men to the Christian faith. Mentors assist each recovering man, as he learns to depend on God for true life change. Christian discipleship gives men a strong base when tough times hit.
Great Lakes ATC helps addicted men ages 18+ build a new future through education and job training.
As men recover at the Teen Challenge center in WI and IL, they also attend vital education classes. Men learn better ways to handle parenting, anger management and relapse prevention.
After months of community service work alongside peers, recovering men focus on training for future jobs. Great Lakes ATC also helps men discover which job fits them best. Then gaining skills for a fulfilling vocation gives men hope for a better life after graduation. And having a strong future plan keeps men positive and self-supporting.
How can Great Lakes Adult and Teen Challenge charge so little for a year of residential rehab?
Because the community values the success of Teen Challenge, people in WI and IL contribute generously to the cause. Revenue from thrift stores, individual gifts, donation drives—all support the program. This means addicted men in Ottawa,Illinois pay a much lower tuition for enrollment. With the help of many faithful supporters, Great Lakes ATC now owns a two-acre campus with a chapel, and can house up to 60 male residents.
For nearly 60 years, Teen Challenge maintains a good track record. After one year, graduates report good to excellent health (92%), remain drug-free (86%), employed (75%) and self-supporting (73%). The numbers declare that this Christian-based, year-long residential program works, so the community backs Teen Challenge in WI and IL. And you pay much less than you would at other rehab programs in Ottawa,Illinois.
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