We recognize that addiction is a disease chronic and progressive which deeply impacts not only the addict but the entire family system as well. We strive to guide each individual, including their family, throughout the recovery process with the goal of living life to its full potential free from 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..
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..
New Hope Recovery Center was again the Top Fundraiser at Chicago Roundup Annual Bowl-A-Thon We are so grateful to those who helped support this great event. New Hopes Team, The Incredibowls were the top fundraiser at the RoundUp Bowling event. (Yes, we got to wear capes!) Thanks to our generous contributors we raised more than..
Relationships in Recovery: Why Is Dating Discouraged in Early Recovery? The advice to not date or become involved with someone intimately during early recovery is a frequent point of resistance. People involved in 12-step programs often rely on the one-year rule for guidance. In other words, it is recommended that someone not date during their..
The start of another year prompts many people to hastily come up with a list of resolutions. But by the end of January, most feel discouraged and that they failed. Dont let that happen to you this year. There is a better and easier way to make new years resolutions that create lasting changes in..
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..
Holidays in recovery are challenging, but perhaps none more than New Years Eve. New Years Eve is a time when people typically celebrate the past year and make resolutions for the upcoming year. The reality of most New Years Eve celebrations is that they not only include alcohol, the day seems obsessed with it. Drunken New..
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..
The holiday season can be stressful for all of us, whether we are in recovery or not. Overindulging in everything from food to alcohol, over-spending seems to be in vogue, and then we are expected to hit the reset button come January 1st. Living in excess is not particularly healthy for anyone, but for those..
Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.-Cicero With the Holidays approaching, as well as throughout recovery, it is important to be mindful of the things we are grateful for, one of which could be your recovery. Being cognizant of feelings, emotions, and triggers that the Holidays bring is..