Polish-American Recovery

Polish-American Recovery

Partial Hospitalization Program

The Way Back Inn offers Polish speaking alcohol and drug treatment programs.

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Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)—Intensive Outpatient

Weekly treatment program
Monday to Saturday
Group therapy sessions—20 hours per week
Individual therapy sessions as needed

Group Therapy and Individual Counseling
Morning Group Sessions
Monday to Saturday
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Evening Group Sessions
Monday and Thursday
6:30 to 9:00 PM

Family Group

A family education & therapy group is held weekly. Family members are invited to participate to better understand the disease of addiction and offer support to each other.

Sunday morning
9:00 to 10:00 AM
Administration Office
104 Oak Street
Maywood, Illinois 60153

12 Step Meetings

All clients are encouraged to attend weekly 12-step meetings:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
  • Gamblers Anonymous (GA)

Family members are also encouraged to attend 12-step meetings:

  • Family Anonymous (FA)
  • Alanon


A relapse prevention specialist facilitates a weekly aftercare group. The group provides an opportunity to further explore problem solving, relationships challenges, and a sober lifestyle. Individual outpatient counseling is also available.


Clients enrolled in the partial hospitalization program (PHP) can choose to live in one of The Way Back Inn residences located in Chicago, Forest Park, Oak Park, or Melrose Park


The Way Back Inn and Grateful House are committed to developing an individual treatment plan for every client.

The Way Back Inn and Grateful House utilize motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, and the cycle of change into its individualized treatment plan, per the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). All therapeutic interventions, groups, and education utilize evidence based best practices.

Mental Health Team

The Way Back Inn and Grateful House’s staff have advanced degrees in mental health and addictions counseling. The staff is registered in continuing education programs throughout the year, insuring that best practices are provided to all clients.

  • Medical Director, Board Certified Physician
  • Clinical Psychologist, Ph.D.
  • Master Level Counselors
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Professional Certified Gambling Counselor
  • Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor
  • Registered Dietician, M.S.