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What Is Polysubstance Abuse?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: October 12, 2020 Updated: November 25, 2020 Drug addiction takes place in phases. It begins with first use, after which a person becomes a regular user. Regular usage leads to dependency. Once someone becomes dependent, the drug will not have the same effect as it had during…

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What Are the Consequences of Drug and Alcohol Abuse?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: August 10, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 What defines drug and alcohol abuse is a person’s continual excessive use of these substances regardless of the consequences. Even when it is apparent that the user’s life, health, finances, job, and relationships are in decline, they have lost the…

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Substance Use Disorder Treatment

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: January 31, 2020 Updated: June 29, 2020 Northern Illinois Recovery Center offers substance abuse disorder treatment for alcohol and drug addiction. We provide comprehensive detox, rehab, and aftercare to help you through every stage of recovery. Our licensed therapists combine evidence-based and holistic therapy that addresses both…

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What is a Percocet High?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: January 23, 2020 Updated: May 1, 2021 Percocet is a powerful opioid pain medication made from two main ingredients: Oxycodone and acetaminophen. Prescribed by doctors, Percocet helps patients with moderate to severe pain. Although the drug is intended for short-term use, because of its potency, individuals can…

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Barbiturate Addiction Rehab Center

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: October 30, 2019 Updated: June 29, 2020 Northern Illinois Recovery is a dual diagnosis rehab center in Northern IL that offers comprehensive treatment services for you or someone you love. Barbiturate abuse often involves a combination of drugs such as alcohol or opiates. Mixing these drugs makes…

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Hydromorphone Addiction Rehab Center

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: October 10, 2019 Updated: January 13, 2021 When it comes to getting past addiction issues, a high-quality addiction treatment center is very important. You need a facility that’s going to work with you and one that understands the kind of help you need. If you need an…