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What Is First Night?

The First Night is a new cultural and artistic celebration that more Americans partake in on New Year’s Eve. If you are grappling with a substance use disorder, Northern Illinois Recovery can help you commit to your recovery journey during the festivities. Celebrating the First Night Organizations like churches, rehab facilities, and theaters often host…

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3 Sober New Year’s Eve Ideas

For many people in the US, the notion of marking new years without getting intoxicated, especially with alcohol, can seem impossible. However, you should try to maintain your sobriety if you are in the process of overcoming a substance use disorder. It is not easy to stay sober while you have a long night ahead…