Tom Delegatto serves as the Executive Director at Sunspire Health Heartland. He is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and has over twenty-five years of experience in the addiction treatment field. Before coming to Sunspire Health, Tom worked as the Corporate Director of Business Development for the Gateway Foundation, as the Chief Operating Officer for Hartgrove Hospital in Chicago, and as the Director of Business Development and Managed Care Contracting for Chicago Lakeshore Hospital, where he played a significant role in increasing admissions, successfully negotiating for increased rates and adding new hospital services. With his breadth of experience as a leading healthcare executive in Illinois, he oversees the daily operations, development, and programs of Sunspire Health Heartland.
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- Medicare is not Accepted
- Medicaid is not Accepted
Sunspire Health Heartland is a private treatment facility for adult men and women suffering from substance use and co-occurring mental health disorders. Located south of Chicago, on 33 acres of beautiful lakefront property, the facility boasts an environment ideal for those seeking a break to receive treatment. Our full continuum of care offers patients who come to Sunspire Health Heartland the opportunity to gain the skills, tools and support needed to live a life in long-term recovery.
Sunspire Health Heartland Reviews and Ratings Details
The following is based on a combination of Surveys of Alumni, Staff, Loved Ones, and Reviews and Ratings from around the web.
Reviews at a Glance
- Highly Qualified Staff
Our team is comprised of expert clinical and medical staff, including Board Certified and master's-level licensed mental health professionals and certified addiction specialists who provide individualized therapeutic programs for each patient. Patients are treated by some of the leading experts in the addiction treatment field in the state of Illinois.
- Ideal Setting for Recovery
Given the secluded, tranquil setting in the countryside of Illinois, Sunspire Health Heartland is the ideal environment to reconnect with oneself while escaping the chaos that addiction can cause in life. The environment will offer patients the opportunity to clear their minds and begin again with a clean slate.
- Full Spectrum of Personalized Care
With personalized, one-on-one support, we help each patient explore the issues and triggers that led to their addiction and find solutions to overcome them. Our program includes individual, group, and family counseling sessions, helping patients find greater strength in themselves, their peers, and their relationships.
If you are struggling with addiction and substance abuse, you should seriously consider going to Sunspire Health Heartland. It is truly a wonderful place and it has helped me get my life back on track. The staff is friendly and helpful, and the counselors help each patient face and resolve the issues that led to their addiction. There are also group sessions where the patients can share their stories with each other. And there is time in the schedule for relaxation and introspection. Add to this the beautiful rural setting and the good food and you have an ideal place to change your life.Jon, Heartland Alumni (August 2017)
Tom Delegatto, MA, CADC - Executive Director
Danesh Alam, MD - Medical Director
Dr. Alam is a licensed physician and surgeon in the State of Illinois. He completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a fellowship in psychopharmacology at the same institution. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is additionally certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Alam is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association
Mary Shaver, AM, LCSW, LSW, CADC - Clinical Director
Mary Shaver is the Clinical Director at Sunspire Health Heartland, where she oversees the clinical programming and patient services and manages the clinical team. Mary brings more than 30 years of behavioral health experience and over two decades of experience in the management of addiction and dual diagnoses programs, as well as experience with mental health counseling, case management and discharge planning. She values the opportunity she has in this role to help another person grow and develop and sees each day as a chance to impact the lives of patients and their families. Mary has managed programs for substance use disorders that include Medication Assisted Treatment, as well as abstinence-based programs. Mary earned her master’s in social services administration at the University of Chicago and her bachelor’s in social work from Florida State University, and she is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Certified Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counsel
Chuck Bohlmann - Director of Operations
Chuck Bohlmann is a senior healthcare executive who brings over two decades of experience to his role as Director of Operations at Sunspire Health Heartland. At Heartland, Chuck oversees the daily operations to ensure the safety and well-being of patients and staff. Prior to joining Sunspire Health, Chuck served as CEO of Iroquois Memorial Hospital and before that as the Vice President of Finance and Chief Information Officer at the Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville, OH. Throughout his career in leadership roles in healthcare, he has a proven record with strategic planning, service development, professional recruitment and retention of medical staff, value-based management, public relations, and team building. Chuck's goal at Sunspire Health Heartland is to encourage teamwork in order to provide the best clinical care to patients and their families.
How Our Help Line Works
For those seeking addiction treatment for themselves or a loved one, the Recovery.org help line is a private and convenient solution. Caring advisors are standing by 24/7 to discuss your treatment options.
Calls to any general helpline (non-facility specific 1-8XX numbers) for your visit will be answered by American Addiction Centers (AAC) or a paid sponsor.