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Benefits of Rehab After DUI

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: April 1, 2021 Updated: March 31, 2021 Drinking and driving is illegal in all 50 states. If someone chooses to drink alcohol and get behind the wheel, they risk themselves and others’ safety. If stopped by police and issued a DUI, they can face serious legal troubles.…

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How Codependency and Addiction Relate

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: January 4, 2021 Updated: March 16, 2021 Codependency often exists alongside addiction. Another way codependency is referred to is as a sort of relationship addiction. Someone who is codependent often has problems establishing boundaries with others, may exhibit people-pleasing tendencies, and may try to fix others. A…

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How World Events Impact Addiction

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: October 14, 2020 Updated: November 25, 2020 When world events like a pandemic cause sudden changes in our lives, there are significant impacts out of our control. Stay at home orders, social distancing, and distance learning are all becoming the new normal. What does that mean for…

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Individual Addiction Care

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: January 19, 2020 Updated: January 31, 2020 Of all the forms of treatment available for substance abuse, individual addiction care provides the most direct type of therapy. During your sessions, you interact one-on-one with your therapist, as they guide you through every stage of recovery. Individual treatment…

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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…