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Inpatient vs Outpatient: What’s the Difference?

There are several ways to get help for addiction issues. When you need treatment, one of the things you’ll have to consider is inpatient vs. outpatient treatment. Which one is right for you will depend on several factors. The kind of addiction you’re battling, whether you’ve attended rehab before, and the seriousness of your current…

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What is the Definition of Sobriety?

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 the support and treatment you need to live a sober life that’s healthy and happy.…

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Stress Management Techniques To Use During Recovery

Everyone experiences stress throughout their everyday activities. Some people can use stress management techniques like staying positive and accepting those events that you aren’t able to control. For others, though, turning to drugs or alcohol becomes a coping mechanism for dealing with stressful situations. Importance Of Stress Management Techniques During Recovery Developing stress management techniques…

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The Symptoms and Timeline of Cocaine Withdrawal

Cocaine is a highly addictive stimulant drug. It is not the type of drug that comes to mind when you hear the term withdrawals. Many people don’t realize that there are withdrawal symptoms associated with cocaine. While it’s true that you won’t experience the type of physical withdrawal that you would from most drugs like…

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Better Addiction Care

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 stage of recovery. Treatment programs can meet all of your needs and help you achieve…

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Recovery from Addiction

Are you looking for recovery from addiction? The specialists at Northern Illinois Recovery in Crystal Lake are here to help you. Below is more information about recovery from addiction. Addiction Recovery Recovering from an addiction can be a challenging but not impossible feat. We offer several specific recovery from addiction programs at the Northern Illinois…

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What is Rehab Counseling, and How Will It Help You?

You may have asked yourself, what is rehab counseling? That’s a common question because most people see rehab as something that’s only a physical issue. It’s getting clean, in the sense of getting substances out of their system. But there’s more to rehab than just the physical aspects. If we don’t address the mental health…

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Detoxing from Alcohol

Detoxing from alcohol is a necessary step in rehab. Detox gives you a chance to clean out your system, allowing your body to heal slowly. It is both a physical and mental process in which you experience withdrawal symptoms and severe cravings. While detoxing from alcohol can be challenging, it is also rewarding. When you…