Illinois has contributed a great deal of innovation to American culture, besides agriculture and manufacturing, Illinois was a pioneer state in music such as jazz and the Blues. Many of our countries presidents came from Illinois including Abraham Lincoln who was born and raised in Chicago and was berried there. The first nuclear power generator was created in Illinois. Today the state of Illinois struggles with a national trend of rising drug abuse and addiction, heroin, among other drugs, is widely available in all parts of Illinois especial Chicago. In the past heroin addiction has been difficult to treat because of the nature of its intense physical addiction and withdrawal symptoms. Residential detox is often required when dealing with opiate addiction followed up with treatment at a residential treatment center or an outpatient drug rehab. Relapse prevention and recovery has been shown to be more successful when the addict spends a longer period of time in treatment. It's been show that the greater the period of time a person spends immersed in the recovery community the greater their chances of long term recovery are, this relapse prevention method has been shown to be true time and time again.