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Dominick’s Story

Dominick entered this world addicted to Methadone. His parents were both drug users and his mother abused Methadone when he was conceived. Dominick, however, didn’t start Methadone on his own until his 20s. He started smoking pot with friends around 17. He tried cocaine and continued experimenting with other drugs. He liked the way it

opiate-addiction

3 Reasons to Support Opiate Addiction Treatment

Treating people suffering from opiate addiction is beneficial not only for the individual but also for our community as a whole. Brightside Clinic in Northbrook, IL, knows exactly how drug, opiate, or heroin addiction can impact individuals and their loved ones. These drug dependence experts are devoted to offering caring treatment to help people get back on

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The Brightside Difference – Why Sixty Percent More Patients Remain in Treatment

For those suffering from addiction – and their family and friends, recovery may seem like an unattainable lifestyle change. But, Brightside Clinic provides new hope through its highly successful retention rates – in fact, 60 percent more patients remain in treatment with us, which is critical to true, long-term recovery. During the first seven months

Meet Regina

Meet Regina

After abusing pain medication for much of her youth, Regina started using heroin when she was only 21 years old. She was introduced to heroin by the neighbors across the hall in her apartment complex. “It was really easy to keep going back to it,” she said because of her close proximity to the drug.

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Brightside Clinic Provides Remarkably Higher Retention Rates Than Other Treatment Methods

Sixty Percent More Patients Remain In Brightside’s Medically-Assisted Treatment Plan During the first seven months of 2016, a remarkable 80 percent of Brightside Clinic’s patients returned month-to-month for treatment. This is staggering when compared to other treatment options that retain just 20 to 30 percent of patients during the first three to six months, according

Opioid Addiction Treatment

4 Tips for Easing Pain & Discomfort During Opioid Addiction Treatment

If you’ve committed to drug addiction treatment, you’ve already jumped over a huge hurdle that many struggle with. You’ve just made a positive decision for your future, and you should be proud of yourself. Now, it’s time to prepare for the journey ahead. Thankfully, the caring experts at Brightside Clinic in Northbrook, Illinois, will help you

Heroin Withdrawal

You Can Do It: What to Expect From Heroin Withdrawal

Recovering from addiction requires strength and perseverance. When recovering from symptoms of heroin addiction, it’s important to know what to expect, so you’re well prepared for the journey ahead. Fortunately, the caring experts at Brightside Clinic serving the areas of Highland Park, Lake County and Northern Chicago, can provide the recovery support you need. Heroin is a highly