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Dr. Reylla Santos PhD | The Justice Beat Talk Show

Recently one of our very own clinicians, Dr. Reylla Santos PhD, was invited to an interview on The Justice Beat Talk Show to discuss her research: The Treatment Approach to Hope: Understanding How to Instill and Cultivate Hope in African American Men Mandated to Addiction Treatment.     Connect with Dr. Reylla Santos PhD: LinkedIn |…

Millennium Hope's Intensive Treatment Program | Chicago Counseling

Millennium Hope’s Intensive Treatment Program

Our Intensive Treatment program, developed by Ann Foster and her team at Millennium, offers extensive support and wrap-around care for individuals during critical transitional times of their recovery including, but not limited to, the time between leaving inpatient care and transitioning into everyday life. In this video, Derek Bylsma discusses our Intensive Treatment Program —…

Stigma | Millennium Counseling Center Chicago, Illinois

Stigma

“Once an Addict, Always an Addict” Stigma is one of the most difficult aspects of addiction because it can make it harder for individuals to get the help they need. Some of us have heard the old saying, “once an addict, always an addict,” but what does that really mean? And how does the saying…

Mindlessness and Mindfulness

Mindlessness and Mindfulness

Learning to pay attention to the moment while also cultivating a nonjudgmental stance towards self sounds pretty ideal to an addict in recovery, right? Individuals experiencing addiction, past or present, often find themselves “stuck” in certain patterns or behaviors, sometimes not even realizing their “stuckness”. With obsessive, compulsive and self-centered thinking tendencies, addicts can easily…