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July 21, 2020

The Best Jobs for Recovering Addicts

Using these several different strategies to combat the opioid epidemic, Illinois hopes to start to see improvements in the coming years, but more measures may need to be taken to see drastic changes.
July 16, 2020
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The Best Sober Activities in Chicago

There are plenty of fun things to do in Chicago that do not involve drinking and won’t cost you your sobriety.
July 16, 2020
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How to Get Sleep During Opiate Withdrawal

While there is no magic cure for insomnia from opiate withdrawal, these tips could help you sleep better during the process and help you feel better overall.
July 14, 2020
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Fighting the Opioid Crisis in Illinois

Using these several different strategies to combat the opioid epidemic, Illinois hopes to start to see improvements in the coming years, but more measures may need to be taken to see drastic changes.
June 18, 2020
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The Effects of Snorting Heroin

While many people think it is safer than injecting heroin, the effects of snorting heroin can be dangerous, and this means of administration comes with its own added dangers.
June 11, 2020
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Forgiving Yourself in Recovery So You Can Move Forward

Forgiving yourself in recovery may be easier said than done, so our Chicago rehab is sharing some tips on forgiving yourself in sobriety so you can forget the past and start looking toward the future.
June 3, 2020
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Powerful Relapse Prevention Strategies to Try

Addiction triggers and cravings are unavoidable, but these relapse prevention strategies could help you stay on the right track and find lasting sobriety.
May 28, 2020
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A Return to Work Agreement

If you went to treatment and are now sober, you may be looking at a return to work agreement. Before you sign on the dotted line, you should know what you are getting yourself into.
May 22, 2020
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How Benzos Affect the Brain

Benzos affect the brain in different ways depending on whether or not they are abused and for how long. You could be causing more damage than you realize with prolonged abuse.
May 15, 2020
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Signs of a Meth Lab: Could a Meth House be in Your Neighborhood

Every neighborhood has some bad neighbors, but could yours be producing meth? Look for these signs of a meth lab to find out.