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How to Ask Your Loved Ones to Participate in Family Therapy

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: September 15, 2020 Updated: October 29, 2020 Family therapy is a form of psychotherapy that can help communication and strengthen or repair relationships. The therapy can help in conflict resolution among the family members. The first step in getting this therapy would be to convince members to…

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Addiction And Your Family

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: June 1, 2020 Updated: June 18, 2020 Addiction harms many things in society and people’s lives. It hurts your body, for one thing. You may damage your internal organs, brain, and even overdose from doing drugs. In addition, drugs hurt your mental and emotional well-being. It also…

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Group Therapy Vs Family Therapy: What’s the Difference?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: November 21, 2019 Updated: November 26, 2019 Are you working towards substance abuse recovery? Perhaps you are making the change you need and seeking help for your depression and trauma. No matter why you are getting help, having the right level and style of treatment is important…

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Family Therapy

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: July 15, 2019 Updated: January 13, 2021 Addiction affects everybody around you – especially your family. Those closest to you have to witness every stage of your addiction as you progressively get worse. Thankfully, family therapy allows each member to witness your recovery as you finally say…