The Substance Use and Prevention Program (SUPP) at Lurie Children’s offers evaluation and treatment for substance use problems and disorders in adolescents and young adults. Currently, we provide medication-assisted treatment and level 1 outpatient services to youth struggling with opioid use disorders (Learn more about levels of care from the Illinois Department of Human Services). SUPP is a part of The Potocsnak Family Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, and is staffed by a diverse multidisciplinary team including pediatricians and behavioral health providers. Our expert clinicians are trained to provide comprehensive services, and support to youth up to age 24 (until their 25th birthday) and their families who may be experiencing problems related to substance use. Outside of our clinical program, we serve the community by providing prevention education sessions.
Services & Support
Currently, our medical and behavioral health providers offer the following treatments for opioid use disorders (addiction to heroin or pain medications):
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At Lurie Children’s, we recognize that both substance use prevention and the path to recovery is different for everyone. The Substance Use and Prevention Program (SUPP) provides comprehensive and holistic care for patients and families. As a specialty program within The Potocsnak Family Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, SUPP utilizes multidisciplinary team to address the complex needs of those experiencing substance use disorders. We provide that every adolescent that comes through our program with current and evidence-based care for addiction treatment and prevention.
Meet the Team
Maria Rahmandar, MD | Medical Director Katie Greeley, LSW, CADC | Substance Use Social Worker