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Sycamore, Illinois

Sycamore, Illinois, in De Kalb county, is 20 miles W of Elgin, Illinois (center to center) and 53 miles W of Chicago, Illinois. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Chicago metropolitan area. Sycamore contains a population of approximately 12,020.

The People and Families of Sycamore

In Sycamore, about 58% of adults are married.

Wealth and Education

In 2000, Sycamore had a median family income of $62,083. The typical family in Sycamore is better off than most in Illinois. The city has a large middle class. There just aren't a lot of poor people in Sycamore. Interestingly, lots of people in the city have Bachelor's degrees (or better). In Sycamore, there is a large number of singles who make a good living.

Political Inclinations

Political donors in Sycamore favored George W. Bush in the 2004 Presidential race, contributing $6,900. Among political parties, the Republican party was tops in raising money in the city.

Sycamore Housing

Sycamore has, of course, a mix of various types of housing. Recently 69% of the livable housing units were owner-occupied. Taxes on residences are higher here than most places in Illinois, which may reflect a commitment to education in the city.

Commuting

In Sycamore, 94% of commuters drive to work. Be careful driving aroung Sycamore -- lots of residents enjoy bicycling and walking there.

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPop.Median Family
Income (2000)
Sycamore12,020$62,083
Dekalb39,018$53,017
Genoa4,169$53,523
Huntley5,730$65,433
Marengo6,355$57,209
South Elgin16,100$71,190
St. Charles27,896$82,828

High Points

Sycamore strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

CategoryTrophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 11%Sycamore Walking and Biking to Work
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 14%Sycamore Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 14%Sycamore Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 17%Sycamore College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 17%Sycamore Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 18%Sycamore People in Middle Class or Better


The listings in Sycamore, Illinois and surrounding areas provide the following services:

(7) Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services
(20) Outpatient
(10) Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders
(16) Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders
(9) Clients With Legal Issues
(10) Teens and Adolescents
(7) Females
(5) Males
(10) Spanish Speaking
(3) Persons with HIV/AIDS
(3) Gay and Lesbian
(2) American Sign Language
(1) Mental Health Services
(2) Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum
(2) Seniors/Older Adults
(2) Halfway House
(1) Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment
(1) Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less
(1) Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment
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Are you battling an addiction to drugs or alcohol and live in Sycamore, Illinois? Do you have a friend or family member that is addicted to drugs or alcohol in Sycamore and you don't know where to turn to for help? Addiction to any substance can be a very dark and lonely place, not just for the abuser but for anyone that cares about them. All hope is not lost; there are effective solutions out there. We can help you find a Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Rehab Program in Sycamore that will be appropriate for your treatment needs.

A Drug Rehab or Alcohol Rehabilitation Center in Sycamore is a perfect solution for the treatment of drug addiction and alcoholism. Treatment will be geared towards helping the individual overcome their need to fix problems in their life with drugs and alcohol. Once they can grasp this, they will be able to cope with life situations more appropriately and resolve their problems without substances.

There are a variety of approaches to addiction treatment. Examples offered in Sycamore are Outpatient Rehab Centers, Long-term Drug Treatment, Short-term Rehab Facilities, Inpatient Drug Rehab Programs, support group meetings, drug counseling, halfway houses and sober living.

Alcohol Rehab or Drug Rehabilitation Centers in Sycamore will target both the physical and psychological aspects of addiction. Individuals are treated for physical addiction by undergoing a detoxification program in Sycamore, Illinois to assist with the uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms which result when an addict discontinues use of a substance they are addicted to. Continued use of a psychoactive substance over time causes the brain to adapt to the presence of the drug, making the desired effect minimal. Physical tolerance to drugs such as heroin, amphetamines, cocaine, nicotine and alcohol develops in this way. Over time, more and more of the addictive drug is required to get the same effect. Quitting an addictive drug abruptly causes serious withdrawal symptoms, which may take the body weeks or months to return to normal function. Withdrawing from hardcore drugs such as heroin can cause extremely severe and painful withdrawal symptoms, which can last for quite some time.

An Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Rehab Program in Sycamore will be able to administer a professional detox as well as assistance with psychological issues. These underlying psychological issues are at the root of all drug and alcohol addiction problems. Addressing this head on will decrease the chances of relapse and increase the chances of a fully rehabilitated and contributing member of society. An Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Treatment Program in Sycamore, IL. has proven to be the most successful method for treating an individual with a severe drug addiction problem. An Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Treatment Facility in Sycamore, follows a rigid, comprehensive program to ensure a successful recovery. This program addresses every aspect of addiction and every area where the person could be having trouble.

To ensure a lasting recovery, the individual must gain the knowledge, abilities and "life tools" to change their behavior and reaction to situations. The individual's program will be focused on strategies for returning home to Sycamore, from an Alcohol Rehabilitation or Drug Rehab Center and even running into prior drug using friends or acquaintances in Sycamore. Upon completion of their program, the individual will be able to deal with the reminders and triggers in Sycamore which may have prompted their drug use, as these same triggers can produce psychological stressors. These psychological stressors, if not addressed, can make it very hard for an individual to control their response to drug using impulses. Research has shown that an addict shows changes in the way their brain functions after having discontinued using drugs and/or alcohol. Because of this, even an individual with the best of intentions may find it extremely hard to overcome drug addiction or alcoholism without professional addiction treatment.

So you can see that a recovering addict has a lot to deal with when deciding to kick the habit. With triggers, drug cravings, and changes in the way their brain functions due to habitual drug use, seeking help at a Drug Rehab or Alcohol Treatment Program to successfully recovery from drug and alcohol addiction is a no-brainer.

A person that is serious about the decision to get sober should enroll in a Drug Rehabilitation or Alcohol Rehab Center in Sycamore, IL. Why fail again on your own? Why lose another friend or push a family member even further away? Why beg, cheat, and steal just to get drugs or alcohol, risking legal problems and jail time? You don't have to be depressed and unhappy because of excessive drug or alcohol use. There is help available, even for the most severe addicts.

Getting Help

Call toll free 1-888-852-5869 and speak to a professional Registered Addiction Specialist or simply fill out the Sycamore, Illinois Alcohol Rehab or Drug Treatment Center request form and counselor will contact you shortly.

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There are 3 local Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Rehab Programs in Sycamore, Illinois. We have also provided 17 additional Alcohol Rehab and Drug Treatment Facilities that are closest geographically to Sycamore:

Braden Counseling Center PC Sycamore, IL
Primary Service: Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehab Program
Services Offered: Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
DUI Counseling Center Sycamore, IL
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Program
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Professional Consultations Inc Sycamore, IL
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Males, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Latino Treatment Center Chicago, IL 11.8 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehab Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare
Renz Addiction Counseling Center Elgin, IL 11.8 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Gay and Lesbian, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Outpatient, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Advantage Group Foundation Ltd Crystal Lake, IL 12.4 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Counseling Center Inc Crystal Lake, IL 12.4 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Facility
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Horizons Behavioral Health Crystal Lake, IL 12.4 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Program
Services Offered: Mental Health Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Northwest Community Counseling Servs Crystal Lake, IL 12.4 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehab and Drug Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Professional Consultations Inc Crystal Lake, IL 12.4 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehabilitation and Drug Treatment Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Males, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicare, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Ben Gordon Center Dekalb, IL 14.8 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Alcohol Treatment and Drug Rehab Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, American Sign Language, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
Abacus Program Elgin, IL 14.9 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Drug Rehabilitation and Alcohol Rehab Program
Services Offered: Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Saint Joseph Hospital Elgin, IL 14.9 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center
Services Offered: Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)
DUI Counseling Center Saint Charles St. Charles, IL 17.0 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Program
Services Offered: Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Counseling On The Fox Batavia, IL 17.9 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Addiction Treatment Center
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Counseling on the Fox Inc Batavia, IL 17.9 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Drug and Alcohol Rehab Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Gay and Lesbian, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Males, Outpatient, Women That Are Pregnant or Postpartum, Seniors/Older Adults, Spanish Speaking, Females
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
Virginia M Mejia Batavia, IL 17.9 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Alcohol and Drug Rehab Center
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Mix of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Males, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance
About Change Counseling Elgin, IL 18.2 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Drug Treatment and Alcohol Rehabilitation Center
Services Offered: Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Outpatient, Spanish Speaking
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment
Its About Change Sober Living Inc Elgin, IL 18.2 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Alcohol Rehab and Drug Treatment Center
Services Offered: Clients With Legal Issues, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Driving Under The Influence/Driving While Intoxicated Offenders, Gay and Lesbian, Halfway House, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Males, Outpatient, Partial Hospitalization/Day Treatment, Residential Care Long-term 30 to 90 Days Treatment, Short term Residential Care 30 Days or Less, Seniors/Older Adults
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Access to Recovery
New Hope Recovery Center LLC Geneva, IL 18.6 miles from Sycamore
Primary Service: Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Program
Services Offered: Teens and Adolescents, Services for Co-occurring Mental and Substance Abuse Disorders, Halfway House, Outpatient
Payment Forms Accepted: Self payment, Private health insurance

Did You Know? ...
Interesting Facts and Statistics:

In the United States, possession of more than 100 grams of heroin or a mixture containing heroin is punishable with a minimum mandatory sentence of 5 years of imprisonment in a federal prison.

At low doses amphetamine?s physical effects include loss of appetite, rapid breathing and heartbeat, high blood pressure, and dilated pupils.

The biggest red flag in terms of the symptoms of Xanax addiction is when the individual is seeking early renewals of the original prescription; illegal users of Xanax will often go to many different doctors to obtain more of the drug.

In 2008, rates of current alcohol use were 3.4 percent among persons aged 12 or 13, 13.1 percent of persons aged 14 or 15, 26.2 percent of 16 or 17 year olds, 48.7 percent of those aged 18 to 20, and 69.5 percent of 21 to 25 year olds. These estimates showed significant declines from 2007 for the 14 or 15 year olds (from 14.7 to 13.1 percent) and for the 16 or 17 year olds (from 29.0 to 26.2 percent).

In 2006, rates of current alcohol use were 3.9 percent among persons aged 12 or 13, 15.6 percent of persons aged 14 or 15, 29.7 percent of 16 or 17 year olds, 51.6 percent of those aged 18 to 20, and 68.6 percent of 21 to 25 year olds (Figure 3.1). Among older age groups, the prevalence of alcohol use decreased with increasing age, from 63.5 percent among 26 to 29 year olds to 48.0 percent among 60 to 64 year olds and 38.4 percent among people aged 65 or older.

There have been a number of deaths caused by PMA, a potent and highly neurotoxic hallucinogenic amphetamine, being sold as Ecstasy.


The following survey was completed by residents of Sycamore, Illinois as part of the USNODRUGS monitoring program. The survey below is a representation of perceptual drug and alcohol usage rates in Sycamore, Illinois. We cannot guarantee complete accuracy, but our monitoring team uses the highest standards for survey compilation.
You do not have to answer all of the survey questions, you should only answer questions that are relevant to your thoughts and experiences.
Survey results as of April 1, 2014
Perception of marijuana in Sycamore, Illinois.
Do you believe that using marijuana can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
92%
6%
2%
Marijuana use in Sycamore, Illinois.
Have you used marijuana in your lifetime?
No
Yes
93%
7%
Have you used marijuana in the past month?
No
Yes
89%
11%
Do you use marijuana regularly?
Maybe
No
Yes
9%
81%
10%
Perception of Alcohol in Sycamore, Illinois.
Do you believe that drinking alcohol can be harmful?
Maybe
No
Yes
1%
23%
76%
Have you had a binge drinking experience in the past month?
No
Yes
90%
10%
Do you consume alcohol daily?
Maybe
No
Yes
3%
94%
3%
How old were you when you first experimented with alcohol?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
4%
29%
45%
22%
What motivated you to use drugs or alcohol for the first time in Sycamore, Illinois?
Boredom
Curiousity
Drugs were all around
Family problem
Hopelessness
It was easy to get
None of the above
Peer Pressure
To fit in
Unhappiness
4%
28%
1%
4%
3%
0%
52%
1%
3%
4%
Most common first drug experience in Sycamore, Illinois?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
17%
3%
2%
8%
2%
5%
15%
4%
11%
8%
18%
7%
Use of drugs and alcohol in Sycamore, Illinois schools.
Have you ever gone to school in Sycamore, Illinois under the influence of marijuana?
Maybe
No
Yes
8%
75%
17%
Have you ever gone to school in Sycamore, Illinois under the influence of alcohol?
Maybe
No
Yes
8%
86%
6%
What is the most common drug used in your school in Sycamore, Illinois?
Alcohol
Club Drug
Crack Cocaine
Ecstasy
Heroin
Inhalants
Marijuana
Meth
Over The Counter Drug
Powder Cocaine
Prescription Drug
Psychedelic Drug
17%
5%
2%
6%
2%
3%
12%
4%
8%
7%
27%
7%
Your Age?
0-10
11-21
22-31
32 or older
3%
11%
59%
27%
Your Gender?
Female
Male
19%
81%
Surveys updated monthly.

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