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bbott House is a Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility (SMHRF) located in the heart of downtown Highland Park. We offer a homelike environment serving a population of individuals with chronic mental illness. Our Medical Director is a psychiatrist who is committed to providing excellent care to attain and maintain the residents' highest sense of health and well-being.

Facility Highlights:
  • Activities 7 days a week for all levels and ages
  • Location - Downtown Highland Park, an affluent area with all services nearby
  • 24 Hour nursing staff
  • Behavior Modification Program
  • Specialized Services Program
  • Psychosocial Program
  • Individual Care Plan using Interdisciplinary Approach
  • Focus on Individual, Personalized care of residents
  • Medical Director is a Psychiatrist
  • Educational Programs available
I want to share some exciting news about the Medical Director at Abbott House

I want to share some exciting news about the Medical Director at Abbott House.

We have been so blessed to have Steve Best, MD join our Abbott House team. Dr. Best is a Neuropsychiatrist and is an expert at treating what he calls “treatment-resistant neuropsychiatric illnesses. With those words, Dr. Best is referring to mental illness and health conditions that have not been successfully treated by other physicians or professionals.

He has spent his career researching, practicing and treating challenging patients with proven success.

Most doctors focus on a patient’s complaint, as opposed to the “bigger picture” of the contributing factors. The philosophy at the Neuroscience Center views complex illness as multi-faceted and so they take a multi-pronged approach to evaluation in order to provide a successful personalized treatment plan.

What is Abbott House?

Abbott House is a Specialized Mental Health Rehabilitation Facility (SMHRF) and an intermediate care facility (IFC), which provides psychological therapeutic services for individuals with special needs - offering 24 hour nursing care. Each resident is assigned a case manager upon admission who coordinates his/her care. Residents with funding such as public aid, private pay and veterans assistance (VA) are accepted at Abbott House.

What does Abbott House offer?

Our monthly services include: Supportive Counseling, a full range of activities and outings, three nutritious meals, daily snacks, and full laundering services. Our Pysychiatrist and Internal Medicine Physician, consult at Abbott House on a weekly basis.

What makes Abbott House extra special?

We are located in beautiful downtown Highland Park. Our residents feel safe and secure in this picturesque community. The Highland Park library, churches, temples, movie theaters, parks, shops, restaurants and scenic Lake Michigan, as well as public transportation, are all within walking distance.

Quality Care

We provide 24 hours of caring and compassionate nursing services. Our psychiatrist and internist, along with our professional staff, assure that residents maintain the highest level of physical, emotional, and psychological well-being.

Personal Security

Our homelike atmosphere provides a safe, comfortable environment for therapeutic treatment and life enriching activities. One-on-one counseling and group therapy techniques provide residents with strategies to enhance their quality of life.

Delicious Dining

Nutritious meals, which are served under the direct supervision of a licensed dietitian are noted to be among the finest.

Leisure Enhancement

Recreational activities at Abbott House include social, religious, as well as educational programs. Many leisure activities, such as shopping, movies, dinner outings, sportings events, and trips to the public library are scheduled regularly.

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Abbott House
405 Central Avenue
Highland Park, IL 60035

(847) 432-6080
Fax: (847) 432-3255
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