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Medically Monitored Detox

Medically Monitored Detox

ABRAXAS Youth and Family Services

Medically assisted detoxification for adults ages 18 and older.

Services Offered

Medical Detox • Detox • Methadone


Southwood's Detox program offers 24/7 medical assistance to monitor and manage withdrawal symptoms associated with alcohol and opioid withdrawal. Methadone is administered as needed to reduce symptoms. The program is a 7 day detox.


5701 S. Wood St., Chicago, IL 60636 41.790072 -87.668484

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • English


-State funding may be available through DASA for individuals without insurance.

-The following insurance plans are accepted: Aetna Better Health, County Care, IlliniCare, Meridian, Molina, Next Level Health.


  • Medicaid accepted
  • Private insurance accepted


  • Adults accepted

How to Apply

Walk ins are accepted, but it is preferred that you call ahead to confirm insurance benefits and bed availability. Call 773-737-4600 to schedule an intake appointment. Walk ins are accepted for intake Monday through Saturday and must arrive no later than 8:00am.

During intake, you will meet with an intake counselor, doctor, and nurse. There is sometimes a wait list for services, but you should be prepared to be admitted following your intake appointment. You must bring the following:

  • Driver's license, state ID, birth certificate, or passport
  • Insurance card, if applicable
  • Several changes of clothes
  • Prescription medications (in original containers), if applicable
  • If you are a smoker, you may bring cigarettes with you as long as the packs have not been opened.