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How Easily Can You Become Addicted to Prescription Drugs?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: June 3, 2021 Updated: May 27, 2021 When you think about addiction, your mind might immediately jump to substances like cocaine and alcohol. It might surprise you to learn that addiction to prescription medications is actually more common–and can be…

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3 Advantages of Attending a Local Drug Rehab Center

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: May 28, 2021 Updated: May 26, 2021 Drug abuse is a prevalent issue in the United States. In a given year, millions of adults struggle with a substance use disorder. For many people who abuse substances, getting support from the…

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Outpatient Treatment for Meth Rehab

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: May 18, 2021 Updated: May 26, 2021 Millions of Americans struggle with methamphetamine addiction. Meth addiction can lead to a range of short and long-term health problems. People who use meth are at risk for overdose and death. Using meth…

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Choosing a Drug Rehab Program

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: May 3, 2021 Updated: May 26, 2021 Millions of Americans struggle with substance use disorder every year. For many people who abuse substances, a drug addiction rehab program is crucial for their recovery. Many issues can lead someone to abuse…

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3 Advantages of Men’s Only Rehab Programs

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: April 5, 2021 Updated: May 6, 2021 Men’s only rehab programs offer care specifically tailored to men struggling with addiction or substance abuse. While all rehab programs aim to help people overcome addiction, gender-specific treatment programs are different in approaching addiction treatment. Men and women face different…

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3 Advantages of Detox Before Rehab

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: February 24, 2021 Updated: April 8, 2021 Drug and alcohol detox is a necessary first step for some people facing long-term addiction use or active addiction. If you cannot stop using even though you want to do so, a detox center may be the right option for…

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What Does Rehabilitation Mean In Addiction?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: December 19, 2020 Updated: February 18, 2021 Substance use disorders are mental issues that require rehabilitation by therapists. Rehab is the process of helping an individual grappling with a substance use disorder to stop cravings, the use, and compulsive seeking of the addictive substance. In Northern Illinois…

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3 of the Most Dangerous Party Drugs

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: December 12, 2020 Updated: February 18, 2021 Partying and clubbing is a long-held American tradition, especially for teenagers and young adults. Unfortunately, most parties involve party drugs (mostly psychoactive substances) to heighten the enjoyment. Party lovers and parents of teenagers need to gather substantial knowledge about such…

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What Services Do Drug Treatment Centers in Illinois Offer?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: August 28, 2020 Updated: September 29, 2020 When you struggle with drug addiction, you may turn to an addiction treatment center for help. However, entering a facility for the first time can be intimidating. You may have no idea what to expect or what drug treatment centers…

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What Do Rehab Facilities in Illinois Provide?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: August 19, 2020 Updated: August 5, 2020 When considering whether to get professional help for your addiction, you may be wondering what rehab facilities in Illinois provide and how they can help you overcome your addiction. Whether you choose inpatient or outpatient services, a typical day in…