what is a life skills program

What Is A Life Skills Program?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: November 30, 2019 Updated: January 13, 2021 Have you heard about life skills and wondered just what is a life skills program? Life skills programs are not limited to providing instruction to teenagers on how to manage living on their own after moving out of their parent’s…

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Can You Get Addicted to Marijuana?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: November 25, 2019 Updated: January 13, 2021 One of the most common questions people ask is this, “Can you get addicted to marijuana?” Though it is becoming legal to use in some states, it’s important to recognize the real risks of using this drug, legal or not.…

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What Happens During an Intensive Outpatient Program?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: November 19, 2019 Updated: November 26, 2019 Selecting the right type of drug and alcohol treatment is critical to anyone facing addiction. Yet, there are a wide range of options available to meet most needs. When choosing the right treatment plan, it’s important to understand each one,…

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What Is Oxycodone?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: November 9, 2019 Updated: November 26, 2019 In this age of increasing drug awareness, it is vital to gain a personal understanding of prescribed medications. One potentially dangerous drug is oxycodone. But what is this rug? Oxycodone has long been a popular opioid that use is to…

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Benefits of Gendered Rehab

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: November 3, 2019 Updated: November 26, 2019 The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) reports there are more men than women receiving treatment for substance use disorders. Women may have different substance use disorder histories than men, and they can also experience different co-occurring disorders including depression and…