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Tips for Having a Sober Independence Day Celebration

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Colin Moore Colin Moore read more Published: July 1, 2021 Updated: July 27, 2021 Independence Day is one of the highlights of summer. It means fun in the sun, backyard BBQs, fireworks, and friends. For people in recovery, it might also be a little stressful. As you…

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How to Get Back on Track After Getting a DUI

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Beth Dunlap Beth Dunlap read more Published: June 28, 2021 Updated: June 29, 2021 Getting a DUI can impact your life in many ways. Being charged with driving under the influence can be embarrassing, traumatic, and impact the way others see you. You may face legal problems…

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What Is a High Functioning Alcoholic?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Beth Dunlap Beth Dunlap read more Published: June 1, 2021 Updated: June 29, 2021 Alcohol abuse and alcohol addiction is a common substance use disorder. In the past, alcoholic and alcoholism were used to refer to what treatment professionals now call alcohol use disorder. Like an addiction,…

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Types of Rehab Centers for Alcohol Addiction

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Author Beth Dunlap Beth Dunlap read more Published: May 20, 2021 Updated: September 2, 2021 Alcohol addiction is common in the United States. Research suggests millions of American adults have an alcohol use disorder. Left untreated, this disorder will often get worse. People with alcohol use disorders can…

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What Does Rehabilitation Mean In Addiction?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: December 19, 2020 Updated: February 18, 2021 Substance use disorders are mental issues that require rehabilitation by therapists. Rehab is the process of helping an individual grappling with a substance use disorder to stop cravings, the use, and compulsive seeking of the addictive substance. In Northern Illinois…

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What Can You Expect During Illinois Drug and Alcohol Rehab?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: August 12, 2020 Updated: August 5, 2020 If you have never been to Illinois drug and alcohol rehab, then you are likely to feel intimidated the first time. There is nothing new about being scared. Nearly every person that enters rehab feels reserved and hesitant to engage.…

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Illinois Alcohol Rehab vs. Home Rehab: Which is Better?

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: August 5, 2020 Updated: September 29, 2020 If you are thinking about quitting your alcohol addiction, then you have two main choices: professional Illinois alcohol rehab or home rehab. The type of rehab you choose ultimately depends on the extent and severity of your addiction. It also…

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Alcohol Rehab McHenry County

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: May 7, 2019 Updated: January 13, 2021 If you are struggling with alcoholism or controlling your drinking, finding the right alcohol rehab McHenry County offers is an essential step towards recovery. If you have difficulty controlling your drinking, or if your drinking is negatively impacting multiple parts…