Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (SARRTP) - Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
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Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital


Substance Abuse Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Program (SARRTP)

  • The program provides an independent living environment to facilitate provision of care for patients during their early phase of recovery from alcohol and/or drug dependence and early phase of stabilization of a co morbid Axis I and/or Axis II psychiatric condition.
  • This residential unit, is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of treatment professionals, offers psychosocial treatment lasting 21-28 days.
  • The primary mode of treatment is group therapy, and the unit is structured as a therapeutic milieu.
  • The treatment program offers the opportunity to learn cognitive-behavioral therapy, utilizing relapse prevention techniques, as well as the chance to employ interpersonal and insight-oriented approaches to the treatment of substance abuse disorders.
  • Treatment of complicated co-morbid issues, such as post traumatic stress disorder, complicated bereavement and adjustment to HIV sero-positivity in substance abusers is offered.
  • Individual and group treatment is offered 7 days a week including:
    • Daily Community Meetings
    • Daily Self-Help Meetings  
      Monday  Friday treatment groups (e.g., psychoeducation classes, evidence-based group treatment) and individual treatment is offered 7:30am – 4pm

Contact Info


  • 2 North

Contact Number(s)

  • 708-202-8387 Ext. 22023

Hours of Operation

  • Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 12:00 pm