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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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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…

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What to Expect in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Addiction

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: July 10, 2021 Updated: July 27, 2021 Over time, addiction specialists have understood better the ways addiction forms and how it affects people’s lives. This greater understanding has allowed them to change how they treat addiction and focus on therapies…