New Hope Recovery Center believes that addiction, much like other life threatening illnesses, is a treatable disease. Our treatment provides education and counseling to better assist you and your family understand the nature of addiction. Please contact us if you have further questions regarding all forms of addiction.
NEW HOPE RECOVERY CENTER ANNOUNCES CHICAGOS ONLY RECOVERY MEETING EXCLUSIVELY FOR THERAPISTS AND HEALING PROFESSIONALS Seeking a recovery meeting without worry of seeing clients? Want to attend a recovery/support meeting dedicated to those in the Healing Professions? Refuge Recovery and New Hope Recovery Center announce the only Chicagoland Recovery Meeting exclusively for Therapists, Clinicians and Other Healing Professionals. Join us for weekly Refuge Recovery..
Jeff Zacharias, New Hope Recovery Center President and Clinical Director, recently spoke at the National Conference on Addiction Disorders (NCAD) on the Intersection of Sex, Drug and Technology. Behavioral Healthcare Magazine summarized several main points of the talk to help clinicians when working with LGBTQI clients: Social Media is the new drug dealer with the GPS phone as..
New Hope Recovery Center is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the FIRST Refuge Recovery Meeting in Chicago on Friday July 29, 2016 at 7pm. The meeting will be held at New Hope Recovery Center, 2835 N. Sheffield Ave., Suite 308, Chicago, IL 60657. Refuge Recovery is a mindfulness-based addiction recovery community that practices and utilizes..
National Drug Facts Week: January 26 February 1, 2015 National Drug Facts Week? (NDFW) is an annual health observance week for teens to shatter the myths about drugs and drug abuse. NDFW centers on community events for teens, NIDAs Drug Facts Chat Day, and partnerships. There are great resources available at the National Institute on Drug Abuse
There are many theories to explain the etiology of addiction. Historically, various models have been developed, become widely accepted and then rejected or modified as new theories emerged and our understanding of addiction grew. One model that has been gaining popularity is the concept of addiction as an attachment disorder. Attachment theory comes from the..
To start the New Year, we wanted to highlight our most-read articles from 2014. A few themes showed up in this years Top 15: Heroin, Sex Addiction and Marijuana all had more than one article in the top 15. Articles around Treatment and Recovery were quite popular as well. Here are our 15 most..
Addiction is a family disease that affects everyone connected to the addict. So what should family and friends do (and not do) when someone they love is addicted? Addiction is a disease of the body, mind and spirit from which people can and do recover. Like any other disease, no one intends to get..
Self Esteem .We hear the term thrown around a lot these days. What is it, how is it different from self-confidence, and what does it mean in terms of our recovery from addiction? Self esteem is generally defined as our perception of ourselves. Good self esteem includes being secure and accepting of who we are, flaws..
Addiction doesnt happen in a bubble, it has a way of altering a family and the interactions of family members. The effect addiction in the family has becomes quite apparent when we look at the dysfunctional communication roles that family members often take on. These interactions are fittingly called The Drama Triangle. There are three..
We were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character After completing the Fifth Step with our sponsors, recognizing and disclosing the exact nature of our wrongs, a realization sets in: without changing our destructive behaviors we cannot experience the full benefits of the recovery program. In Step Six, a sense of..