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Benefits of Separate Rehab for Men and Women

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Beth Dunlap Beth Dunlap read more Published: June 13, 2021 Updated: May 27, 2021 Men and women face different pressures and challenges in recovery. They also use and metabolize drugs and alcohol differently. And while there are many common factors in people’s experiences with addiction and substance…

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How Easily Can You Become Addicted to Prescription Drugs?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: June 3, 2021 Updated: May 27, 2021 When you think about addiction, your mind might immediately jump to substances like cocaine and alcohol. It might surprise you to learn that addiction to prescription medications is actually more common–and can be…

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3 Advantages of Attending a Local Drug Rehab Center

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: May 28, 2021 Updated: May 26, 2021 Drug abuse is a prevalent issue in the United States. In a given year, millions of adults struggle with a substance use disorder. For many people who abuse substances, getting support from the…

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Treatment Options for Opiate Addiction

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Beth Dunlap Beth Dunlap read more Published: May 25, 2021 Updated: May 26, 2021 Millions of Americans suffer from chronic pain from injuries, disease, or unidentified sources. Doctors often prescribe medications to help people manage their pain. Some of these medications, like morphine and codeine, are opiates…

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Seeking Treatment for Oxycodone Addiction

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: May 23, 2021 Updated: May 26, 2021 Doctors frequently prescribe oxycodone to treat pain. Its most common brand names are Oxycontin, Percodan, and Percocet. Oxycodone is effective at relieving pain when used for a short period. However, oxycodone is an opioid and can be very addictive. Some…

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Outpatient Treatment for Meth Rehab

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: May 18, 2021 Updated: May 26, 2021 Millions of Americans struggle with methamphetamine addiction. Meth addiction can lead to a range of short and long-term health problems. People who use meth are at risk for overdose and death. Using meth…

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How the Partial Hospitalization Process Works

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Beth Dunlap Beth Dunlap read more Published: May 5, 2021 Updated: May 26, 2021 Seeking help for mental health or substance use issues can be one of the biggest decisions you will ever make. Choosing to go through treatment and work towards long-term recovery is an important…

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Choosing a Drug Rehab Program

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: May 3, 2021 Updated: May 26, 2021 Millions of Americans struggle with substance use disorder every year. For many people who abuse substances, a drug addiction rehab program is crucial for their recovery. Many issues can lead someone to abuse…

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3 Benefits of Women-Only Rehab Programs

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: April 19, 2021 Updated: May 6, 2021 The most important part of choosing a rehab program is finding one that is supportive of your unique needs. Seeking treatment requires vulnerability. To be open and honest, you have to feel comfortable and safe in your surroundings. To get…

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Commonly Abuse Prescription Painkillers

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: April 12, 2021 Updated: May 6, 2021 Many people receive prescription pain relievers at some point in their life. When used as directed under the supervision of medical professionals, most pain relievers are effective and safe. However, many prescription painkillers can be abused for recreational purposes. They…