The Southwest Coalition for Substance Abuse Issues


Holiday Luncheon @ City Gate Grille
Dec 19 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The luncheon for the Coalition is December 19th 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.  Members only.  Please RSVP to Gloria Bloodsaw at 312-285-3132.

January Coalition Monthly Meeting @ Soft Landing Recovery Naperville
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location is in Suite #201

Topic:  OTP vs. OBOT

Presenter: Natalie Thukkaram


Medication assisted treatment. Natalie will discuss how Soft Landing Recovery implemented MAT into client care with regards to primarily opioid use disorder.  She will discuss the differences between Opioid Treatment Program and Office Based Opioid Treatment program.


1. Educated on OTP

2. Educate on OBOT

3. Focus on the difference between OTP and OBOT – explore myths and facts about MAT.

Speaker bio:

Licensed Professional Counselor who specializes in Addiction and Trauma. At Soft Landing Recovery, Natalie currently serves as Program Director. Demonstrating quality care and compassion, Natalie oversees conversions of inquiries to admissions and leads a team of dedicated professionals in navigating barriers and guiding patients comfortable through the admission process; from initial contact to induction into the Soft Landing Program.