Women Hiking To Remain Sober During COVID-19

How to Stay Sober in a Crisis

The pandemic and subsequent rules related to social distancing may trigger feelings of anxiety and depression. This is difficult for everyone dealing with the crisis. However, those with substance use disorders face even greater challenges. At Northern Illinois Recovery Center, we understand the impact of COVID-19 on recovery because we see it every day. Don’t…

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How To Have a Sober Halloween

Halloween celebrations provide an opportunity and the freedom to have fun. Many people choose to let loose during this time. It is in the spirit of the celebration since people explore their dark sides during Halloween. For someone who is recovering from addiction, this day comes with its fair share of temptations. Friends will try…

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Life In Recovery

If you are starting down the pathway to healing from drug addiction, then you may be wondering just what life in recovery may be like. You probably don’t know what to expect. It’s normal to feel a bit apprehensive about the future and what may lie ahead. There are many changes you can expect in…