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Drug Abuse Statistics in Illinois

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: October 27, 2019 Updated: January 13, 2021 Over 2,200 people died of opioid overdoses in Illinois in 2017. The state’s rate of 17.2 deaths per 100,000 residents is almost 20% higher than the national opioid overdose death rate. Each year, over 5,000 people in Illinois lose their…

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Role of Oxycodone in the Opioid Epidemic

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: October 17, 2019 Updated: January 10, 2022 What is the role of oxycodone in the Opioid Epidemic? Illinois, like all other states, is dealing with an opioid epidemic. From legal prescriptions to bootlegged supplies, opioids have overtaken U.S. society. Every community in the Land of Lincoln has…

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Finding Motivation During Addiction Recovery

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: October 12, 2019 Updated: January 13, 2021 During addiction recovery, you will face a new life without the burden of drugs and alcohol. While a clean, healthy lifestyle will dramatically improve your overall quality of life, it isn’t always easy. Breaking free of your addiction takes dedication…

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Commonly Abused Prescription Amphetamines

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: October 6, 2019 Updated: January 13, 2021 An affordable amphetamine addiction rehab center in Northern IL that offers dual diagnosis treatment can help you or a family member quit amphetamine. Some of the commonly abused prescription amphetamines may be in your medicine cabinet. These drugs are responsible for addiction…