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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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How to Ask Your Loved Ones to Participate in Family Therapy

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: September 15, 2020 Updated: October 29, 2020 Family therapy is a form of psychotherapy that can help communication and strengthen or repair relationships. The therapy can help in conflict resolution among the family members. The first step in getting this therapy would be to convince members to…