Its that time again for Chicagos only LGBTQ recovery weekend. It begins August 15th and continues until August 17th at the Center on Halsted. Chicago Roundup, Inc. is a volunteer-based organization for the celebration of 12-step recovery from alcohol and drug addiction within the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered community. This organization produces engaging events in..
Recovery is possible, you dont have to do it alone. New Hope Recovery Center is always happy to hear from alumni. Although the majority of the work towards recovery is done by our clients, we are grateful to know that we had a part in helping a client find their road to recovery. We are..
NEW HOPE RECOVERY CENTER AWARDED ACCREDITATION FROM THE JOINT COMMISSION Chicago, July 7, 2014 New Hope Recovery Center has earned The Joint Commissions Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commissions national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation award recognizes New Hope Recovery Centers dedication..
Ambien, the brand name of the generic drug zolpidem, is a widely-prescribed, and also widely abused drug. According to the National Center for Sleep Disorders Research at the National Institutes of Health, about 30-40% of adults say they have some symptoms of insomnia within a given year. Another 10-15% of the adult US population report chronic..
Heroin has recently been called an epidemic and a plague in our country. The number of deaths from heroin use has escalated dramatically nationwide. It is a serious problem with life threatening consequences. For a change of pace, we want to highlight that many people who have used or been addicted to heroin now live..
According to a recent study from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, young adults 18-24 years old who have occasionally used stimulant drugs, such as cocaine, amphetamines and prescription drugs such as Adderall and Ritalin, have impaired neuronal activity. Using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), the researchers found that the stimulant users..
There are differences between the men and women who enter drug rehab and alcohol rehab for substance abuse. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) conducts a census of all yearly admissions to addiction treatment facilities that are reported to SAMHSA. A report issued in April 2014 shows the results from 2011 as..
Looking for Prescription Drug Rehab? You are not alone. Prescription drugs have become a serious concern. In 2013, nearly 60% of all drug overdose deaths resulted from prescription drugs. Approximately two thirds of prescription drug abusers get them from family and/or friends. If you believe someone you know is abusing or addicted to prescription drugs,..
Sex addiction is a term thats becoming more and more prevalent in all aspects of the addiction community. A spirited debate as to whether theres even such a thing as sexual addiction has been developing for some time now. People cant be addicted to sex its just what people do is often heard, while..
From all the research that has been done in the field of addiction over the past 30-40 years, we know several factors are involved in the development and continuance of addictive behavior. Within the disease model of addiction, we understand the development of an addiction stems from the genes we have inherited. Once these particular..