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Archana Lal-Tabak, M. D.

Dr. Archana Lal-Tabak


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Thanks to Ardent for being there for us, during a time when we weren't sure there was an us. You helped us realize that we wanted an us, and that we both had to work to have it.
-- Shawn and Kimberly in Chicago  

Alcohol & Drug Addiction Counseling in Chicago

Ardent Counseling Center offers substance abuse counseling to help you get the problem under control and start focusing on your life goals in a positive and nurturing environment.

We do not believe drugs and alcohol are the problem. Instead, it is your relationship to the substance that distinguishes recreational use from problematic addiction. Many people who use drugs or alcohol do not have a substance abuse problem. Using drugs is only a disorder if the drug use causes your life to become unmanageable. Thus, treatment focuses on helping you understand your relationship to your substance of choice, what led to its use, and ways to make your life not only manageable, but fulfilling.

Fight Alcohol and/or Drug Addiction, Call (888) 870-1775(888) 870-1775

Using substances can often be an isolating and shameful experience. Many feel ashamed of their substance use, and isolate themselves from avenues of support, including treatment. We strive to create a nurturing, non-shaming environment that focuses on strengths rather than weaknesses, in a framework of harm reduction and supportive growth.

Please contact us to learn more about how we can help you manage your substance use today.

We look forward to working with you.


Make an appointment today by calling us on (888) 870-1775(888) 870-1775 or by filling out our Contact Form.