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3 Advantages of Detox Before Rehab

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: February 24, 2021 Updated: April 8, 2021 Drug and alcohol detox is a necessary first step for some people facing long-term addiction use or active addiction. If you cannot stop using even though you want to do so, a detox center may be the right option for…

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Recognizing Signs of Cocaine Addiction

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: February 18, 2021 Updated: April 8, 2021 Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant. As an illicit drug, no amount is safe to use. Anyone using it can develop intense symptoms of addiction, ranging from anger to paranoia. Our team is here to help. If your loved one…

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What Can You Expect During Illinois Drug and Alcohol Rehab?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: August 12, 2020 Updated: August 5, 2020 If you have never been to Illinois drug and alcohol rehab, then you are likely to feel intimidated the first time. There is nothing new about being scared. Nearly every person that enters rehab feels reserved and hesitant to engage.…

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Process of Detoxing From Alcohol

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: June 26, 2020 Updated: June 18, 2020 Detoxing from alcohol takes hard work and perseverance. Admitting you have an alcohol addiction problem is the first step in the healing process. As you move forward with detoxing from alcohol, you probably have questions about what to expect. It’s…

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Who Needs Drug Detox Programs?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: April 8, 2020 Updated: January 13, 2021 Who Needs Drug Detox Programs? When a person has lived with drug addiction for a period of time then decides to quit, it’s important for them to have the support and services that will help them be successful. But you…

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Steps of Alcohol Detox

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: January 14, 2020 Updated: February 3, 2020 Detoxing from alcohol is the first step in your recovery from addiction. Detoxing is the body’s natural process of removing the toxins while healing. Although detox is necessary, it can also be dangerous. If you have been drinking excessively for…

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What is Drug Addiction Treatment?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: January 1, 2020 Updated: June 30, 2020 Drug addiction treatment includes a wide range of evidence-based and holistic therapies designed to help someone recover from drug abuse. During treatment, a client may engage in both individual and group therapy with a treatment specialist. The therapist guides the…

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Signs Of Alcoholism

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: December 26, 2019 Updated: January 20, 2020 Alcohol use disorder is a medical condition that can be diagnosed by a mental health professional or physician. In many cases, you might notice signs of alcoholism long before your loved one visits a doctor. Using criteria found in the Diagnostic and…

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What is the Definition of Sobriety?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: December 22, 2019 Updated: January 21, 2020 When you’re dealing with addiction, the definition of sobriety can seem confusing and far away. But you don’t have to let that be a problem for you anymore. When you come to us at Northern Illinois Recovery, you can get…

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Better Addiction Care

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: December 9, 2019 Updated: January 21, 2020 If you are looking for better addiction care, then start by seeking a reputable addiction treatment center in Chicago, Illinois. A center that provides the most comprehensive care and offers detox, rehab, and aftercare programs that guide you through every…