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3 Devastating Side Effects Associated with Opiate Use

As one of the most abused drugs in the United States, opiates are easily accessible because they are readily prescribed by doctors for pain relief. Opiates, whether prescription painkillers or heroin, are derived from the chemicals found in opium poppies and are highly addictive. If not taken correctly with oversight from a licensed medical provider, using

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Brightside Clinic Appoints Dr. David Kushner as Medical Director

In 2016, Brightside Clinic in Northbrook and Tinley Park treated over 375 people seeking treatment for opioid addiction. To continue the mission of providing the best treatment for everyone, Brightside Clinic is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. David Kushner, D.O., FACP as our medical director. About Dr. Kushner Dr. Kushner has been a

The Best is Yet to Come for Brightside Addiction Recovery Center

Helping patients overcome addiction to heroin and prescription opiates has been Brightside Clinic’s primary mission since day one. This addiction recovery center, located in the heart of Northbrook, IL, has seen patients accomplish so much over the last year with strength, resilience, and dedication. As the New Year begins, it’s important to reflect on all the

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Keep Your Kids Drug-Free: Advice From an Addiction Treatment Center

No parent wants their child to become addicted to drugs. Unfortunately, many parents avoid taking action to prevent drug use, often because they think it could never happen to them. Even if your child is a straight-A student who you don’t think could ever possibly fall victim to drug abuse, it’s important to realize that

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Top 5 Reasons People Refuse Addiction Treatment

Addiction recovery appears to be beyond the grasp of many individuals suffering from drug dependency. In 2016, the Associated Press reported that nearly 50,000 Americans, the highest number to date, perished from drug overdoses during the previous year alone. With heroin and opioid addictions on the rise, many people suffering from drug addiction refuse treatment for a variety

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Staying Clean: Advice for Drug Addiction Treatment & Beyond

After completing drug addiction treatment, you have a lot to be proud about. Thanks to your strength and determination, you made it through the grueling process of overcoming addiction. While you should feel accomplished for your tremendous work, it’s important to keep in mind that this journey isn’t over yet. Today, the caring professionals from

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3 Effective Opiate Abuse Prevention Strategies

Drug addiction is a debilitating disease, which can affect your health, relationships, and lifestyle with equal severity. The good news is Brightside Clinic can educate you about effective strategies to prevent opiate drug abuse. Helping residents in and around Highland Park, Lake County, Tinley Park, St. Charles, Elgin, Dekalb, and Chicago, Illinois. 3 Effective Ways to

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What to Do About Heroin Abuse

If you or someone you know is struggling with heroin abuse, it’s time to seek help. The sooner you address the issue, the sooner you or your loved one can regain control of your health and well-being. The experts from Brightside Clinic, serving Highland Park, Lake County, and Chicagoland area, will explain what to do in the

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Brightside Clinic Discusses Heroin Addiction & Lali’s Law

Drug addiction is a growing epidemic in the United States. Every day, the families and loved ones of those in treatment for heroin addiction fear that they may lose a parent, sibling, child, or friend to an accidental overdose.  A new law, however, offers hope for patients seeking addiction treatment, as well as their families. The