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Addiction Counselors in Naperville, IL Naperville, IL, saw overdose activity (hospitalizations and deaths) climb in 2020. The number of non-fatal heroin overdose incidents doubled from 2019 to 2020 (18 and 26, respectively); four overdose deaths were reported in 2019; that rose to five for 2020. Most overdose deaths reported in […]

Addiction Counselors in Rockford, IL Rockford, Illinois, is in Winnebago County, an area that’s seen its share of losses due to addiction. That’s not unique to Rockford and the county, however. It’s a mirror of national trends, where 100,306 people died from drug overdoses in the 12 months ending April […]

Top Addiction Counselors in Springfield, IL The effects of addiction have been felt far and wide. In Illinois, the drug epidemic has hit the state hard. In 2013 there were 1,579 drug-connected deaths statewide. In 2016 that number soared 44.3 percent, to 2,278 drug overdose fatalities. More than 80 percent […]

Posted on April 03 , 2022
Top Addiction Counselors in Elgin, IL No demographic is safe from addiction. It can affect anyone, regardless of age, educational level, race, ethnicity, or religion. The opioid crisis has hit the Chicago area hard. Cook County officials predict that 2021’s opioid overdose deaths will surpass 2020’s toll. That fits the […]

Posted on April 02 , 2022
Addiction Counselors in Peoria, IL Like most communities in the United States, Peoria, Illinois, (and Peoria County) has been affected by drug overdoses, suicides, and violence. In 2020 the county reported 43 people died from drug overdoses, up 14% from the 37 who died in 2019. Addiction and mental illness […]

Addiction counselors Champaign, IL Champaign County has seen a rise in drug overdose deaths in recent years. In 2020, 52 county residents died due to overdose. That’s double 2016’s rate. Heroin is a culprit in many cases, but so is polysubstance abuse. A county community health survey found that: 81.86% […]

Posted on March 28 , 2022
Top Addiction Counselors in Denver, CO According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in 2020 Colorado had the 29th highest drug overdose mortality rate in the country. That sounds low, but it represented a rate of 24.9 per 100,000 population, up from just 8 in 1999 when […]

Men’s Health Month: Common Health Problems and How to Treat Them June is Men’s Health Month, and it’s essential that men focus on becoming — and staying — healthy. The goal of taking a whole month to focus on the health of men is to encourage education that helps males […]

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