when does a young adult need rehab

When Does a Young Adult Need Rehab?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: November 13, 2019 Updated: April 28, 2021 Making the decision to get your son or daughter help with a drug addiction or alcohol addiction is simply not easy to do. When does a young adult need rehab, and when can a parent “fix” the problem? The key…

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What to Expect During a 12-step Program

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: November 5, 2019 Updated: November 26, 2019 If you’ve never participated in a 12-step group before, you can have a lot of misconceptions about what you’ll experience. 12-step groups are based on AA’s original 12 steps for recovery. You don’t have to complete all steps at once.…

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How to Ease Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: September 22, 2019 Updated: August 22, 2021 Alcohol addiction is one of the most common forms of substance use disorder. Because alcohol is widely available and frequently a part of social occasions and events, it can be challenging to not only see when alcohol abuse is happening…

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How to Help an Alcoholic Family Member

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: June 1, 2019 Updated: July 12, 2019 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…