We believe that access to treatment, evidence-based practice, healthcare equity, and defense of patient’s rights are vital to your health and well-being.
From a single assessment to ongoing support, we are ready to support you with all your cannabis questions as you investigate and become comfortable with this alternative care. We can also help you navigate the confusing and complex world of medical care—from understanding medical language around procedures to exploring long-term care options—through a range of available support levels.
Cannabis has been used globally as a medicinal and wellness substance since 2500 BC. We provide modern education and guidance on how to safely use cannabis as a supplement to enhance your health and wellness through:
Hi! My name is Rebecca Abraham and I am founder and President of Acute on Chronic. At Acute on Chronic, we believe in educated guidance to cannabis, alternative therapies, supplemental treatments, and support navigating a complex health system. We are here to provide clarity to cannabis and healthcare because we believe that access to treatment, evidence-based practice, healthcare equity, and defense of patient’s rights are vital to your health and well-being.
I am a registered nurse with 15 years of experience in emergency medicine, critical care, heart failure, surgical services, and case management. I am currently working on my Doctorate of Nursing Practice at Northern Illinois University, my research is focused on Cannabis science, nursing, and the integration of cannabis into traditional healthcare systems. I received my BSN, RN with a minor in Biology from Saint Xavier University and was also board certified in critical care (CCRN) from The American Association of Critical Care Nursing. I was awarded a continuing education scholarship from National Nurses United to Rutgers University’s Women’s Global Health Leadership Certificate program and am a recipient of the Illinois Nurses Association 40 under 40 Leaders in Nursing Award. I also possess a certificate in Cannabis Nursing through the American Cannabis Nurses Association.
From a single assessment to ongoing support, we are ready to support you with all your cannabis questions as you investigate and become comfortable with this alternative care. We can also help you navigate the confusing and complex world of medical care—from understanding medical language around procedures to exploring long term care options—we have a range of levels of support available.
Sofiya Cherbukhovsky, RN, BSN is a registered nurse of 11 years holding a certification in Cannabis Nursing through the American Cannabis Nurses Association. She began her experience at one of Chicago’s University Hospital Systems having experience in a variety of clinical settings, from oncology, trauma, surgery, critical care, ambulatory, as well as some non traditional nursing roles covering quality and clinical affairs. Sofiya discovered the endocannabinoid system and plant medicine benefits, and combined her passion for improving patient outcomes, quality of life, clinical research and education by starting her journey as a Certified Cannabis Nurse. Sofiya’s passion for holistic medicine began when working with palliative oncology patients, this sparked a fascination in alternative methods of healing and plant medicine, the more she learned the more she knew that people would truly benefit from cannabis therapeutics.
Mary Neubeck, RN, BSN, has been a nurse for 7 years. She is an alumnus of Illinois State University’s Mennonite College of Nursing. As a nurse, Mary worked in mental health helping patients of all ages find mental stability. In addition to being a nurse, Mary has extensive experience in the cannabis industry. She started her cannabis career as a Patient Consultant and quickly worked her way up to General Manager of 2 medical cannabis dispensaries in Illinois. She later moved on to a national Retail Operations team for one of the largest cannabis companies in the US. Mary now dedicates herself fully to Cannabis Nursing.
Mary utilizes her nursing and cannabis experience to help patients use cannabis to achieve their highest quality of life. She has consulted with hundreds of patients throughout her career, and her passion is cannabis education and care planning. Nothing makes her happier than watching someone’s life drastically improve with cannabis usage! In her spare time, she volunteers with the American Cannabis Nurses Association.