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Making Your Addiction Counseling Work For You

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: August 14, 2021 Updated: August 2, 2021 Addiction affects about 1 in 10 people in the United States. It is a disease, but the causes and effects are not only physical. Mental health issues, trauma, or experiencing difficult emotions are all thought to contribute to the development…

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What to Look for in a Holistic Treatment Program

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Beth Dunlap Beth Dunlap read more Published: June 22, 2021 Updated: June 29, 2021 Because everyone’s journey with addiction is different, addiction treatment must also be flexible and adaptable. Treatment can not just end with physical detox. Instead, it must include elements designed to help people understand…

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3 Common Types of Addiction Counseling

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Beth Dunlap Beth Dunlap read more Published: May 31, 2021 Updated: May 26, 2021 Working towards lifelong sobriety doesn’t happen overnight. Instead, it is a process that requires support, vulnerability, and an investment of time and energy. When you struggle with addiction or substance use, finding the…

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What is Recovery Coaching?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: April 20, 2021 Updated: May 6, 2021 People who struggle with addiction and complete a rehab program are at risk of future relapses. Aftercare and support are important aspects of recovery and maintaining sobriety. While someone might feel strong and committed to sobriety immediately after completing a…

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Aftercare Options for Addiction Recovery

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: April 18, 2021 Updated: May 6, 2021 Every year, about 2.5 million Americans seek help for substance abuse and addiction. Addiction is a complicated issue that requires individualized treatment. Many issues contribute to someone’s addiction, and everyone has different roles in the community to consider as they…

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3 Benefits of Telehealth Rehab

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: March 4, 2021 Updated: April 22, 2021 Individuals needing help with addiction issues traditionally had to enroll in an in-person program to receive support. Advances in technology have led to significant advances in the care provided to individuals in need of addiction treatment. Telehealth rehab allows individuals…

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Rehab Center For Klonopin Addiction Recovery

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: March 1, 2021 Updated: April 21, 2021 Overcoming addiction to Klonopin may include several types of treatment. You may need specialized therapy to help you with both your physical and psychological side effects. Northern Illinois Recovery Center offers addiction treatment at our Klonopin addiction rehab center. We…

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What is Seasonal Depression?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: November 19, 2020 Updated: January 15, 2021 As the weather cools and the leaves begin to change, some people experience a change in their emotions. It’s a condition called seasonal affective disorder, or seasonal depression, and typically starts in the fall and lasts through the winter. During…

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Understanding Substance Abuse vs. Addiction

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: July 24, 2020 Updated: April 28, 2021 Substance abuse vs. addiction is a severe crisis because it affects millions of people in the US. According to a national survey, an estimated 20.8 million people aged 12 years and above abuse substances. Furthermore, approximately 2.1 million adults have…

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The Benefits of Individual Therapy

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: July 21, 2020 Updated: July 17, 2020 An individual therapy program is a form of treatment where an expert helps a single person handle personal problems they’re experiencing. It’s also called talk therapy and can be useful in controlling symptoms that may influence your well-being. Read on…