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What to Expect in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: August 16, 2021 Updated: August 2, 2021 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,…

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What Makes a Holistic Recovery Center Stand Out

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: August 15, 2021 Updated: August 2, 2021 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…

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Making Your Addiction Counseling Work For You

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: August 14, 2021 Updated: August 2, 2021 Addiction affects about 1 in 10 people in the United States. It is a disease, but the causes and effects are not only physical. Mental health issues, trauma, or experiencing difficult emotions are all thought to contribute to the development…