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Monday, March 20, 2017
April is Alcohol Awareness Month, and this year’s theme, Connecting the Dots: Opportunities for Recovery, is a national grassroots effort to support prevention, research, education, intervention, treatment and recovery from alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. To help residents “connect the dots”, Renz Addiction Counseling Center is encouraging people to participate in a ...read more
Categories: Community, Health & Lifestyle
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Renz Addiction Counseling Center was recently awarded $1,000 from the Kiwanis Club of Elgin to help fund the Center’s Leadership Empowerment And Development (LEAD) program for at-risk youth. For seven weeks this summer, 40 at-risk teens will learn evidence-based Project Toward No Drug Abuse curriculum with activities that reinforce leadership skills, build self-esteem, and develop ...read more
Categories: Community, Health & Lifestyle
Monday, February 27, 2017
Renz Addiction Counseling Center is now offering Medication-Assisted Treatment for individuals struggling with an alcohol and/or opiate use disorder, including heroin, Oxycontin, Vicodin and other narcotic prescription drugs. When combined with counseling, Medication-Assisted Treatment is proven to be effective in substance use disorder treatment and aiding in the recovery process. ...read more
Categories: Health & Lifestyle, Community
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Renz Addiction Counseling Center is offering free gambling assessment screenings and treatment throughout March in recognition of Problem Gambling Awareness Month. This year’s theme, “Problem Gambling: Have the Conversation,” focuses on the importance of an open dialog and candid discussion about problem gambling. “Often individuals do not realize how out-of-control their ...read more
Categories: Community, Health & Lifestyle