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Opiate Overdose Timeline

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: April 10, 2020 Updated: January 13, 2021 Opiate Overdose Timeline The opiate epidemic in the United States is alarming for many people. We hear about it on the news, read about it in the papers, and some people may even know of someone who has experienced drug…

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Prescription Opioids

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: February 10, 2020 Updated: January 13, 2021 Prescription Opioids People often need prescription drugs to treat physical or mental health problems. However, many people abuse prescription drugs, including opioids. Prescription opioids, which treat pain, often act as a gateway drug to other opioids like heroin. Between 21%…

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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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Role of Oxycodone in the Opioid Epidemic

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: October 17, 2019 Updated: October 29, 2019 What is the role of oxycodone in the Opioid Epidemic? Illinois, like all other states, is dealing with an opioid epidemic. From legal prescriptions to bootlegged supplies, opioids have overtaken U.S. society. Every community in the Land of Lincoln has…

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Oxycodone Addiction Rehab Center

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: September 24, 2019 Updated: June 29, 2020 Oxycodone is a painkiller and a high-risk for addiction and dependence. Millions of people in the U.S. have an addiction to Oxycodone or a similar opioid. If you are addicted to Oxycodone, you can get help at an Oxycodone addiction…