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Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: October 20, 2020 Updated: November 25, 2020 The most commonly abused medications include anxiety prescriptions, pain relievers, and stimulants used for treating attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Ease of access is one of the contributing factors regarding prescription drug addiction. In this guide, we’re outlining more about commonly…

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Are Sleeping Pills Addictive? Read This to Find Out

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: July 29, 2020 Updated: July 17, 2020 People who have conditions like insomnia can take sleeping pills. However, the side effects and consequences of dependency may lead to severe issues. You may wonder, are sleeping pills addictive? Yes, but in most cases, physicians recommend short-term use of…

What is medication assisted treatment

What is Medication Assisted Treatment

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: November 28, 2019 Updated: November 26, 2019 The abuse of opioids is a crisis in this country. Each day as many as 130 or more people die from this epidemic. Experts in the field are always looking for innovative strategies that will save lives. Medication-assisted therapy is…