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Tips for Navigating a Sober Summer

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: July 12, 2020 Updated: July 17, 2020 Summer is one of the best seasons of the year, but people undergoing the process of quitting substance abuse can find the period challenging. Many of those experiencing their first sober summer usually wonder whether family gatherings, barbecues, beach tours,…

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Common Fears About Sobriety

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: June 15, 2020 Updated: June 18, 2020 Most people will know the drug crisis in the United States. However, if you are in the middle of a drug addiction problem, you probably know this as well as anyone. Maybe you’ve thought about quitting drugs, but you have…