BELVIDERE — BRIGHTSIDE Clinic opened its newest location in Belvidere Thursday. At 1667 Belvidere Road, the clinic is one of six BRIGHTSIDE locations throughout Northern Illinois that treat those affected by opiod addiction. Their customized programs of therapy and counseling combined with medically assisted treatment (MAT) eliminates withdrawal symptoms and cravings to help people regain … Continue reading BRIGHTSIDE Opens Addiction Clinic in Belvidere
Holidays can be hard for everyone, whether it be relationships, not being able to spend time with family, painful memories of those we have lost, financial strain, etc. They tend to bring up all types of emotions and not all of them are joyous or cause for celebration. This … Continue reading The Other Second Wave: COVID Stressors, Politics, and the Holidays
Even if you do not anticipate a problem during the holidays, it is important to recognize the high frequency of relapse during this time.
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
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
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
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
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 … Continue reading Staying Clean: Advice for Drug Addiction Treatment & Beyond