doctor and patient discuss substance abuse assessment

Substance Abuse Assessment

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: February 14, 2020 Updated: January 13, 2021 Substance Abuse Assessment As addiction progresses, it becomes obvious that a user has a problem. However, it may not always be obvious to the user or the people around them. For this reason, a substance abuse assessment is a valuable…

Man speaks to his therapist about breaking the cycle of addiction

Stopping the Cycle of Addiction

By Northern Illinois Recovery Northern Illinois Recovery Published: June 22, 2019 Updated: July 15, 2019 In the United States, nearly 15 million adults struggle with a substance abuse disorder. The cycle of addiction can lead to damaged relationships, housing instability, and financial distress. Addiction can also cause significant physical and mental health problems. While you…