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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

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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,

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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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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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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