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Understanding PTSD

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: April 23, 2021 Updated: May 6, 2021 After going through a distressing event, people may have difficulty coping with their feelings about what happened. Usually, after some time and self-care, people feel better and can leave the past event. Sometimes, the traumatic event’s effects linger for months…

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3 Benefits of Trauma Therapy for Addiction Treatment

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: March 15, 2021 Updated: April 22, 2021 Many people who develop a substance use disorder end up there because they use drugs and alcohol to mask underlying feelings. They may be trying to repress past trauma memories and resulting emotions like shame, guilt, and fear. Having trauma-informed…

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What Is Trauma-Informed Care In Addiction Treatment?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: December 23, 2020 Updated: February 18, 2021 Many factors may have contributed to the onset of your substance use disorder. While these illnesses are different for everyone, past trauma is one of the leading reasons for drug and alcohol abuse. Fortunately, the addiction treatment facility at Northern…

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What Is a Trauma Therapy Program?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: November 28, 2019 Updated: January 13, 2021 You’re struggling day-in-and day-out. You use drugs and alcohol to help you just get through the frustration and stress. It may be time for a change. What is a trauma therapy program? Can it help you to move on from…

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Trauma Therapy

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: June 30, 2019 Updated: June 29, 2020 The trauma therapy program at Northern Illinois Recovery Center is designed to help you address and overcome severe traumas that have happened in your childhood or adulthood. If you have left these traumas unresolved, then you may have encountered how…