Brightside is an opiate addiction treatment center and focuses on only treating this chronic disease. If you are dealing with other addictions, you may use the services of our addiction physicians and counselors or we can recommend some alternative treatment centers or specialists for addictions to the following drugs or medications: Barbiturates Cocaine Methamphetamines Marijuana
Yes. Just like any disease, there are different ways to cure them. Opiate addiction not only can cause psychological addiction, but chemically rewires the brain to crave the euphoria associated with opiates. If not treated medically, opiate addicts will go through excruciating pain when trying to quit. Thus, a very high percentage of patients will
We pride ourselves on being available for treatment when you need it. You can reach us by two methods. You can call us and we schedule an appointment or you can use our state-of-the-art self-registration portal where you can schedule yourself at the earliest available appointment. Once you schedule an appointment, a doctor or staff
Our program at Brightside is broken up into 4 stages for the medical treatment. Intake During the intake phase, you will be given a comprehensive substance dependence assessment, as well as an evaluation of mental status, a physical exam, and potentially a urine sample for medication compliance testing. You will also be presented the pros
Having an addiction is a life changing disease. It is not only about using opiates, but you may have changed your life to feed your addiction. So you many need to change your environment, your interactions with enabling friends and colleagues, and change those activities that feed your addiction. This will all be discussed and
Yes. Suboxone does not inhibit your ability to drive a car. In fact, we may allow you to drive home in the middle of the induction visit to complete the induction at your home.
The total treatment could last a couple months or several years. It will depend on your addiction. In terms of each visit, the induction portion could be 1 – 4 hours, but most visits last only about 10 – 15 minutes.
If you are required to provide us a urinalysis during your visit, we will conduct it at our office. But, if we require you to get a urinalysis outside of a visit, we will work with local labs near you. All charges for urinalysis samples will be billed directly from the lab.
We do not accept insurance nor do we file insurance claims, but we will provide you all the information you need to submit to your insurance on your own. We will do a pre-authorization of your insurance drug benefits to see if and how much of the prescriptions may be covered. It has been our
If you have an emergency associated with your addiction and need immediate attention, we would always recommend going to an emergency room or calling 911. We do not provide emergency refills on medicine. If you run out or lose your prescription medicine, you will need to schedule an appointment to see a doctor. We may