We provide assessment, Level 0.5 early intervention and Level 1 outpatient services for youth who meet criteria for any substance use disorder (marijuana, alcohol, tobacco/vaping, and other drugs). Learn more about levels of care from the Illinois Department of Human Services. Our team also provides medications for addiction treatment for youth struggling with opioid and nicotine use disorders
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 provide comprehensive services. We accept new patients up to 21 years of age. All patients may be followed until their 25th birthday.
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 services:
Treatment services to youth who meet criteria for a variety of substance use disorders
Medical evaluations as necessary
Medications for addiction treatment:
For Opioid Use Disorders (heroin or pain medication)
Provides a quick assessment & connection to resources based on insurance & zip code
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.