Dr. Beth Dunlap - Medical Director

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Licensed Physician and Surgeon Dr. Beth Dunlap, a board-certified addiction medicine and family medicine physician, and is the medical director at Northern Illinois Recovery Center. She is responsible for overseeing all the integrated medical services at both campuses. Beth completed medical school, residency, and fellowship at Northwestern University, where she continues to serve on the faculty as a member of the Department of Family and Community Medicine. She has extensive experience in addiction medicine at all levels of care, and her clinical interests include integrated primary care and addiction medicine, harm reduction, and medication-assisted treatment.

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Prescription Drug Addiction Rehab

Prescription drug addiction can be one of the most difficult types of addictions to overcome due to the nature of prescriptions. Even if a drug is safe, prolonged use can lead to an addiction or a psychological or physical dependency. You may not even realize how addicted you are and in need of prescription drug addiction rehab because of the medical stigma of taking it.

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What are the Benefits of Group Therapy?

What are the benefits of group therapy? A group therapy program can provide a powerful way for you to overcome your addiction in ways that you cannot do on your own. There are several types of group therapy available so that you have options for addiction treatment. Some support groups focus on 12-step programs, while others provide

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Trauma Therapy

The trauma therapy program at Northern Illinois Recovery Center is designed to help you address and overcome severe traumas that have happened in your childhood or adulthood. If you have left these traumas unresolved, then you may have encountered how they have affected numerous areas of your life. Northern Illinois Recovery Center can help you heal from these issues through our trauma therapy program.

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How to Help an Alcoholic Family Member

Alcoholism is a heartbreaking problem that affects many families in the United States. In fact, research indicates that the number of deaths attributed to alcohol is higher than that of even opioid addiction. From 2007 to 2017, deaths from alcohol rose 35 percent while the overall death rate only rose 24 percent. Deaths among women

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