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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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Do I Need an Aftercare Program?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: September 28, 2020 Updated: September 1, 2020 Due to the severity of addictions, they require counseling, therapy, and medically-assisted detox. It’s critical for those in recovery to have continued access to an aftercare program for on-going maintenance. Alcohol use disorder or addiction affects millions of Americans. Even…