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Dean Steiner
Director of Behavioral Health Services


Phil Scherer
Director
Dual Diagnosis (also know as co-occurring disorder) refers to those individuals who suffer from an addiction as well as a co-occurring disorder of mental illness.  Some of the most common mental disorders found along with addiction are:
  • Depressions
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
  • Schizophrenia

The National Mental Health Association has identified a significant link to those suffering from a mental illness may also suffer from an addiction and vice versa.  According to their research, they identified 61% of individuals who suffered from Bipolar Disorder also suffered from a Substance Dependence Disorder.  They also identified individuals suffering from a co-occurring disorder are at a higher risk for suicidal ideation and attempts. 

The Illinois Institute for Addiction Recovery believes in treating the whole person.  Treating dual diagnosis is an important and integrated part of sustainable recovery along with balancing emotional, spiritual, and physical wellness.  We provide a diverse treatment team, which includes psychiatric professionals and addiction counselors.  Psychiatric consultations and medication adjustments are incorporated into the treatment planning for those individuals suffering from co-occurring disorders.  IIAR offers weekly therapy group's specific to dual diagnosis that provides education on caring for a mental health disorder and how it affects the addiction recovery process.  Some of the group process focus is on learning the signs and symptoms of mental health disorders, understanding anger and anger managements, and creating positive coping skills. 

For more information on the treatment of dual diagnosis, please call 800-522-3784.

The Illinois Institute for Addiction Recovery has centers at the following locations.

  • Proctor Hospital

    5409 N. Knoxville Avenue
    Peoria, IL 61614
    ph. 1-800-522-3784
  • Advocate BroMenn
    Medical Center


    Virginia at Franklin
    Normal, IL 61761
    ph. 309-888-0993
  • IIAR at Springfield

    2050 W. Iles, Ste. G
    Springfield, IL 62704
    ph. 217-726-6611
  • Ingalls Health System

    Wyman Gordon Pavilion
    One Ingalls Drive
    Harvey, IL 60426
    ph. 1-708-915-4090