August 2021 - Northern Illinois Recovery Center

August 2021

How to Help a Loved One Into Residential Treatment

Addiction can wreak havoc on a person’s physical, emotional, and social health. People who live with addiction and those who love them suffer as the condition takes its toll. If you love someone who struggles with addiction, you might feel worried, angry, frustrated, or sad. You may wonder how to help your loved one get … Read more

Physical Side Effects of Drug Withdrawal

Addiction to drugs can take its toll on your physical, mental, and social health. Many people find that quitting can be so uncomfortable that they keep using drugs to avoid it. Withdrawal is what happens when someone stops taking a drug that their body has become dependent on. The symptoms of withdrawal can be physically … Read more

What to Expect in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

Addiction is a serious condition that takes a toll on the physical and emotional health of the people who live with it. It is a condition that can be treated but never cured. People who live with addiction require comprehensive, compassionate treatment that addresses both the physical and emotional aspects of addiction. In addition to … Read more

What Makes a Holistic Recovery Center Stand Out

As people learn more about addiction and how it affects people’s lives, it has become clear that it is not simply a physical condition. Addiction affects the whole person: body, mind, and spirit. It causes physical damage, leads to strained relationships and isolation, and can cause or worsen mental health issues. The effects of addiction … Read more

Heroin Relapse Rates in Chicago

Addiction to opiates, especially heroin, can be complicated to overcome. Most people require treatment from a heroin addiction rehab center to work through their addiction and learn the skills they need to live without heroin. After treatment, people who live with heroin addiction must continue to stay active in recovery. This might include continuing treatment, … Read more
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