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Getting the Most from Addiction Counseling

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: April 26, 2021 Updated: May 6, 2021 More than 10% of people in the United States deal with a substance abuse disorder each year. Addiction and substance abuse disorders can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, background, or education. The cause of addiction is unknown, which means…

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Getting the Most Out of an Aftercare Program

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: October 28, 2020 Updated: November 25, 2020 Recovering from an addiction is a long-term process that doesn’t end when you leave treatment. After leaving treatment, participating in aftercare is critical. These programs often include 12-step programs, counseling, outpatient care, and sober living. Participating in an aftercare program…

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Comprehensive Outlook on Alumni Programs

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: July 2, 2020 Updated: July 17, 2020 After completing addiction treatment, it’s essential to stay connected with the people on a similar sobriety journey to support your growth through recovery. You’ll require a recovery process that encourages and uplifts you while creating a lifelong relationship. An Alumni…