The short answer is no. Suboxone simultaneously eliminates withdrawal symptoms and blocks the effects of opioids. Brightside Clinic specifically uses this product in our treatments to help make the detox transition as smooth as possible and takes steps toward a healthier body and mind overall. When actively recovering from drug addiction, it’s understandable to worry … Continue reading Is SUBOXONE® Addictive?
Medication-assisted addiction treatment is a form of therapy utilizing FDA-approved medications to improve a user’s chance of achieving a successful recovery. While this method is controversial, the caring counselors at BRIGHTSIDE Clinic in Northbrook, Tinley Park, and North Aurora, Illinois are here to discuss everything you need to know about this form of treatment and what it … Continue reading FAQs: Medication-Assisted Addiction Treatment
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
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
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
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