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Drug Dependence

Drug Dependence & Devastating Birth Defects

Addiction hurts the individual suffering, as well as the friends and family surrounding them. When a woman is pregnant, the situation becomes more complex, as drug dependence can cause life-altering birth defects for the unborn child. Brightside Clinic understands each situation requires personalized drug addiction treatment, particularly when there’s a risk of fetal harm. The clinic works … Continue reading Drug Dependence & Devastating Birth Defects


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Naloxone: Discover Its Life-Saving Benefits for Opiate Overdoses

Life Saving Benefits of Naloxone Drug dependence has devastating effects, especially when opiates are involved. From prescription painkillers to heroin, opiate abuse is on the rise and so are overdoses. Tinley Park and Northbrook, IL’s Brightside Clinic knows seeking support isn’t easy, so they offer addiction recovery services for those who need them most. Putting … Continue reading Naloxone: Discover Its Life-Saving Benefits for Opiate Overdoses


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Addiction Recovery

How to Support Someone Going Through Addiction Recovery

Addiction Recovery Support Addiction affects 23.5 million Americans. Unfortunately, very few people actually seek help for their troubles: Only 11% of those struggling with alcohol or drug dependence ever receive treatment. So if a loved one is currently undergoing addiction recovery, it is important to give them the support they require during this difficult time. Brightside Clinic, a … Continue reading How to Support Someone Going Through Addiction Recovery


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Drug Dependence: 4 Signs a Loved One Might Have a Problem

Many individuals try to hide their drug dependence, but it eventually impacts their lives and those of everyone they love. The addiction specialists at Brightside Clinic know several ways to tell if a friend or family member is abusing heroin or additional opiates. With locations in Northbrook, Tinley Park, and North Aurora, Illinois, their knowledge comes from … Continue reading Drug Dependence: 4 Signs a Loved One Might Have a Problem


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4 Things to Expect From Your Drug Addiction Treatment

In the United States, opiate abuse has reached epidemic levels. It was reported that in 2015, nearly two million Americans over the age of 12 were struggling with a prescription drug addiction while over half a million more were coping with an addiction to heroin. If you have recently struggled with drug dependence and are seeking … Continue reading 4 Things to Expect From Your Drug Addiction Treatment


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Drug Addiction Treatment

What to Expect From Drug Addiction Treatment

Whether you’re addicted to heroin or methadone, coping with opiate dependence is never easy. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to overcome this dangerous addiction and regain your health, well-being, and overall quality of life. In fact, millions just like you have succeeded in this precise journey. Today, the caring team from Brightside Clinic in … Continue reading What to Expect From Drug Addiction Treatment


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3 Benefits of Outpatient Treatment for Drug Dependence

Mistakenly, most people believe the only way to sobriety for those suffering from drug dependence is intensive inpatient programs. Actually, there are many other addiction treatment options available, including outpatient treatment, and many times, these are a much better solution to addiction. If you or someone you know is suffering from drug dependence, here are a few … Continue reading 3 Benefits of Outpatient Treatment for Drug Dependence


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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 … Continue reading 3 Devastating Side Effects Associated with Opiate Use


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Dr. Davis Kushner, Medical Director of BRIGHTSIDE Clinic

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 … Continue reading Brightside Clinic Appoints Dr. David Kushner as Medical Director


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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 … Continue reading The Best is Yet to Come for Brightside Addiction Recovery Center