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The Effects of Drug Dependence on Everyday Life

Addiction can negatively impact your life in a variety of ways. From body chemistry to finances and relationships, the effects are often devastating and widespread. Below, the addiction treatment specialists at Brightside Clinic in Northbrook, Tinley Park, and North Aurora IL, further discuss the impact of addiction on everyday life. 5 Areas of Life Affected … Continue reading The Effects of Drug Dependence on Everyday Life


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Brightside expands medication-assisted treatment to include Vivitrol

Medication-assisted treatment is a very effective strategy to aid in recovery from opioid addiction. Brightside has been the leader in providing outpatient treatment for this condition using counseling and medication-assisted treatment with Buprenorphine products, such as Suboxone. It is now expanding its medical treatment options to include Naltrexone injections, known as Vivitrol, to be given … Continue reading Brightside expands medication-assisted treatment to include Vivitrol


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3 Tips for Staying in Recovery After Addiction Treatment

Addiction is a powerful disease, and even people who have successfully entered recovery are at risk of relapsing at any time. Many individuals who complete addiction treatment find themselves facing the same personal, professional, and social situations they were in before entering recovery, which can threaten their sobriety. Below, the compassionate team at Brightside Clinic … Continue reading 3 Tips for Staying in Recovery After Addiction Treatment


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Alcohol and Drugs

Understanding Drug Dependence as a Disease

To counter drug dependence, one must first understand how to define it. Realizing addiction is a disease rather than a choice is the first step toward healing. To help, Brightside Clinic, a top addiction treatment center in Northbrook, Tinley Park, and North Aurora, Illinois, has shared their knowledge on drug dependence. Drug Dependence Changes the Brain Addiction … Continue reading Understanding Drug Dependence as a Disease


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Opiates for Pain Management

3 Alternatives to Opiates for Pain Management

While opiates are an effective form of pain relief, they are also highly addictive and only a temporary form of treatment. Fortunately, if you are suffering from a chronic condition or injury, there are other alternative treatment options available without the need for prescription painkillers. Serving residents throughout Northbrook, Tinley Park, and North Aurora, Illinois, … Continue reading 3 Alternatives to Opiates for Pain Management


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After Addiction Treatment: 5 Ways to Stay on the Recovery Path

After addiction treatment ends, many face the challenge of learning how to embrace sobriety outside the walls of a rehab center. With the right resources and attitude, however, it’s completely possible to protect all the hard work you put into your health. To help individuals discover the positive possibilities of life after treatment, BRIGHTSIDE Clinic … Continue reading After Addiction Treatment: 5 Ways to Stay on the Recovery Path


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Pregnancy & Opiates

Pregnancy & Opiates: What You Need to Know

Opiate addiction is a serious and widespread disease affecting all kinds of people, even pregnant women. Due to the serious side effects associated with using opiates while pregnant, it’s important to seek help when a mother and baby are at risk. The compassionate team from BRIGHTSIDE Clinic in Northbrook, IL, Tinley Park, IL, and North Aurora, IL explains … Continue reading Pregnancy & Opiates: What You Need to Know


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Addiction Treatment

How Addiction Treatment Helped Brightside Patient Danielle Davis

About Brightside Patient, Danielle Davis Illinois resident Danielle Davis, 36, started taking Vicodin and Oxycontin for migraines when she was 15 years old as prescribed by her doctor. It wasn’t long before she developed a severe dependence on these substances, and her doctors just “weren’t giving [her] enough anymore,” she said. When she didn’t take them, … Continue reading How Addiction Treatment Helped Brightside Patient Danielle Davis


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Drug Dependence

How Parents’ Drug Dependence Impacts Children

Tens of millions of Americans suffer from drug dependence. This strong, chemically-wired addiction can affect anyone: the rich, poor, and the educated alike. An addiction to heroin, opiates, or another serious drug is pervasive, often affecting every aspect of the individual’s life. Unfortunately, this can lead to severe consequences for children of parents suffering from a … Continue reading How Parents’ Drug Dependence Impacts Children