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Riverside Alcohol and Drug Services

Recovery from addiction begins with abstinence from alcohol and drugs, but it doesn't stop there. Recovery includes learning new life skills, and new ways to deal with emotions. Inpatient and outpatient programming is based on the principles of trauma-informed care and the belief that our clients hold the unique ability to lead fulfilling substance-free and productive lives. We believe that addiction is a disease and utilize the 12-step program. RYC supports the individual and their family throughout each stage of the substance abuse treatment and recovery process. Since 1972, the chemical dependency programs at Riverside have helped thousands of people learn how to live more meaningful lives and remain chemical-free.

Riverside, the hospital-based chemical dependency treatment program of UnityPoint Health - Robert Young Center, offers inpatient and outpatient services for adults. Services include 24-hour emergency treatment and crisis intervention, medical detoxification, diagnostic evaluation, and aftercare programs. Patients receive individual counseling and participate in group sessions.

Other services include recreational programs, relaxation techniques, positive living instructions and self-help groups, including Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. Riverside is located at the UnityPoint Health – Trinity Rock Island campus. Individuals may be self-referred or referred by any number of sources, including community programs, family members or the court.

Riverside Adult Services Continuing Care 

The intensive outpatient program is a group-based treatment program which operates Monday through Friday. Both morning and evening programs are offered to accommodate schedules. The goal of this program is to help clients learn how to lead healthy, sober lifestyles without the use of drugs. Clients may also attend individual therapy session as well as participate in self-help groups.

The program is multi-dimensional and includes education about chemical dependency, social rehabilitation, relapse prevention and an introduction to Alcohol Anonymous' 12-Step philosophy, which is offered separately for men and women. Programming is offered to provide education and group counseling that is specific to an individual's substance abuse addiction need. 

The recommendation for either residential services or intensive outpatient is based on an assessment of the client's chemical use patterns, living and social support situation and his/her ability to function in an intensive group in a highly structured environment. Riverside works with employers, managed care companies, employee assistance programs, and other referral sources to coordinate discharge planning. 

Intensive Outpatient Program for Men 
Held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 8:30-11:30 a.m. 
Intensive Outpatient Program for Women 
Held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Co-Occurring Substance Abuse and Mental Health Intensive Outpatient Program 
Held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:15-8:15 p.m.

Outpatient Services (Level 1)

Outpatient treatment is an organized treatment service which meets for three hours weekly and focuses on the consequences of harmful chemical use and the building of skills to avoid the development of an addiction. Participants may also attend individual therapy session as well as participate in self-help groups.

Victim Impact Panel and Multiple Victim Impact Panel 

The Victim Impact Panel is a service offered in conjunction with the 14th Judicial Court for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) offenders. The panel is comprised of individuals who have experienced a loss because of a drunk driving incident. These volunteers relate their experiences to the group to educate community members on the risks of drinking and driving. 

Individuals convicted of DUI in Illinois are court-ordered to participate in the Victim Impact Panel. Registration is provided by Rock Island County Court Services. Rock Island and Mercer County Court Services receive documentation of all individuals who attend the session. The program is not open to the public. Special Victim Impact Panels are available for the multiple DUI offenders.

Victim Impact Panel
Meets the third Tuesday of the month from 7 to 9 p.m.
Multiple Victim Impact Panel
Meets the first Wednesday of every odd month from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Specialty Court

Riverside is a community partner serving the Rock County Probation and Drug Court program. This program is designed to enhance public safety and reduce recidivism by diverting persons with substance dependence disorders from the criminal justice system to Drug Court.

Riverside provides jail-based and community assessment for citizens who may become enrolled or who are enrolled in the Drug Court program. Riverside also provides all levels of care to Drug Court clients including detox, residential rehab, intensive outpatient services, and outpatient services.