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Becky R. believes in miracles. How else can she explain the change in her life from two years ago when she heard a judge say these words after her arrest for selling ecstasy to an undercover agent: “You will spend a minimum of 10 years and a maximum of 45 in the Illinois Department of Corrections.”Continue Reading Imprisoned by Addiction, Freed by Recovery
Every day newspapers carry heartbreaking stories about young adults lost to drug addiction and drug overdose. Families are making their private tragedies public as a way of educating others about the prevalence of substance use disorders in college-age young adults. Colleges are also taking action, such as instituting on-campus recovery programs and counseling.Continue Reading 7 Factors That Contribute to Addiction in College Students
By Frank Sanchez, PhD, LMFT, Clinical Director, Promises Young Adults Program I’m not good enough. There’s something wrong with me. I’m defective. While people of all ages and backgrounds suffer from shame, young adults especially can be easily derailed by it because they don’t have enough life experience to know that things do get better and so much of their focus is on the external — what other people think and how other people may react. There is evidence that the brain is not fully developed until a person’s mid-20s and this can lead them to make decisions based on feelings rather than logic. So when shameful episodes arise, or shame is triggered, reaching for drugs and alcohol can be the simplest solution for feeling better.Continue Reading Breaking the Cycle of Shame and Addiction in Young Adults
I am truly grateful for my stay at Promises. I've been to a few programs in the past and was shocked at the level of compassionate care I received from all levels of staff. Before entering Promises I was in a terrifying space, I saw no light for myself at the end of the tunnel. After a few weeks, I don't carry the same negative outlook on my future I had coming in. I am thankful for the commitment the treatment team made to me to put me in the best possible place to recover.
- Mark G
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Promises was an amazing treatment center that has changed my outlook on sobriety. I have been through many treatments before and Promises has been the only one to help recovery stick. I reccomend this 30 day inpatient program to all who even slightly think they may have an addiciton problem, because if it this place was able to help and change the mess that I was, I know it can do the same for many others.
- Zoe J