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Chicago has a substantial list of area doctors who are authorized to write prescriptions for suboxone for the treatment of moderate opioid dependency. Opiate addiction causes a number of painful withdrawal symptoms which eventually generate a loss in a person’s ability to meet important daily responsibilities. Suboxone contains buprenorphine which is the opioid agonist that reduces or eliminates opioid withdrawal. Suboxone is more available now and is widely regarded in the medical community as a highly effective pharmaceutical intervention for mild to moderate opioid addiction. If you are a local physician who treats Chicago area residents, you may purchase a featured listing at the top of this page insuring that your medical services will be found by prospective patients searching our website for quality opioid treatment.



Chicago Buprenorphine Suboxone Doctors
BrightSide Clinic 333 Skokie Blvd., Suite 112
Northbrook, IL 60062
(224) 205-7866
Christopher Scandinaro, M.D. 400 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 1110
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 467-0400
John Fred E. Shick, M.D. 676 N. St. Clair Street, Suite 1785
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 943-2552
Stephanie Elizabeth Place, M.D. 1431 N Western Avenue
Suite 406
Chicago, IL 60642
(312) 633-5841
Debra Lynne Ciasulli, M.D. 446 East Ontario
Suite 7-100
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 569-7491
Erika M. Shavers, M.D. 912 South Wood Street
Mc 913
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 996-7206
Alison Merrill Reminick, M.D. 1645 West Jackson Boulevard
Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-9803
Zachary Andrew Kordik, M.D. 1653 West Congress Parkway
Chicago, IL 60612
(847) 493-3521
Charles L. Hebert, M.D. Rush University Medical Center
1653 West Congress Parkway
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 513-2092
Yetunde O. Johnson, M.D. c/o Jesse Brown VAMC
820 S Damen Avenue, Rm 2218 -DDTC
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 569-7495
Obidike A. Nwakudu, M.D. Crest Clinic
2219 West Taylor Street
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 733-9106
Charles Edward Laurito, M.D. University of Illinois, Dept of Anesthes
1740 West Taylor Avenue
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 996-4020
Pamela Vergara-Rodriguez, M.D. 2020 West Harrison Street
Suite 4-235
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 572-4753
Gail M. Basch, M.D 1645 West Jackson Boulevard
Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 942-2400
Paul Harris, M.D. University of Illinois
912 S. Wood Street, 7th Floor
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 996-4179
Jeffrey D. Watts, M.D. The CORE Center
2020 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 572-4550
Virgilio Arenas, M.D. The Core Center
2020 West Harrison Street
Chicago, IL 60612
(312) 572-4818
Robert Brett Lloyd, Jr., M.D. 446 East Ontario Street
Suite 7-100
Chicago, IL 60613
(312) 926-8200
Olusola Akintunde Olowe, M.D. Advanced Pain Care M.D., S.C.
3718 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60613
(219) 942-7100
Roger Alan Maltz, M.D. Professional Diagnostic Services
2260 North Elston Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 772-2450
Michael Baldinger, M.D. 1150 West Fullerton Avenue
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 549-7757
Douglas R. Finlayson, M.D. 2202 North Lincoln Avenue
Suite One
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 880-9090
Marla D. Kushner, D.O. 2437 North Southport
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 244-9600
Dora Dixie, M.D. Day by Day Health Consultants, P.C.
515 East 53rd Street Suite 835
Chicago, IL 60615
(773) 241-7900
Julita McPherson, M.D. 3525 South Michigan
Chicago, IL 60616
(312) 945-4010
Elsie Ruth Walker-Thomas, M.D. South Shore
8015 South Luella Avenue Suite 212
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 721-0470
Britt Michael Borden, M.D. 3319 North Elston Avenue
Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 751-7200
J. Wesley Cook, D.O. 2001 West Addison
Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 404-1000
Gartrell King, M.D. 8838 South Hamilton
Chicago, IL 60620
(708) 798-8112
Vishnu V. Madireddy, M.D. 7114 South Vincennes
Chicago, IL 60621
(773) 224-4800
Dante A. Pimentel, M.D. 6032 South Halsted
Suite 102
Chicago, IL 60621
(773) 651-9200
James Edward Beckett, M.D. St. Bernard Hospital, Dept. of Radiology
326 West 64th Street
Chicago, IL 60621
(773) 962-3917
Josip Pasic, M.D. 2222 West Division Street
Suite 260
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 772-5288
Krishdeep Khosla, M.D. 1044 North Mozart
Suite 406
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 227-9250
Safia Sultana Ahmed, M.D. Augusta-Damen Medical Center
948 North Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 276-2655
Kimberly Williams, M.D. 3752 West 16th Street
Chicago, IL 60623
(773) 762-2435
David R. Miller, M.D. Lawndale Christian Health Center
3860 West Ogden Avenue
Chicago, IL 60623
(773) 843-3000
William Gillard, M.D. 3752 West 16th Street
Chicago, IL 60623
(773) 762-2435
Sagina Hanjrah, M.D. Westside Family Health Center
3752 West 16th Street
Chicago, IL 60623
(773) 762-2435
Pravin S. Shah, M.D. 3113 Cermark Road
Chicago, IL 60623
(773) 277-3413
Daneen Woodard-Edmond, M.D. Madison Family Health Center
3800 West Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60624
(773) 826-6600
Conrad May, M.D. 3857 West Washington Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60624
(773) 533-1417
Nadira Alikhan, M.D. 3435 West VanBuren, lower level
Chicago, IL 60624
(773) 265-0300
Jeffery Kamysz, M.D. 5214 North Western Avenue
Suite 102
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 784-1000
Northern Chicago Suboxone Services

BRIGHTSIDE

BrightSide ClinicBRIGHTSIDE Clinic
333 Skokie Blvd., Suite 112
Northbrook, IL 60062

Phone: (224) 205-7866
Email: info@brightsideclinic.com
Website: www.brightsideclinic.com

ALWAYS ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
The Premier Treatment Center for Prescription Drug Dependence and Heroin Addiction.

At BRIGHTSIDE, we treat people with both pain medication dependence and heroin addiction through comfortable, convenient, and discrete treatment programs. Whether you are just starting treatment or want to transition off Methadone, we can help you with our Suboxone treatment programs. We will create a program designed just for you and can even treat people with the following unique situations:

  • Pregnancy
  • Executives
  • Students
  • Pain Management Medication Dependence

Call Today 224-205-7866

 

BrightSide Clinic, 333 Skokie Blvd., Suite 112 – Northbrook, IL


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Opioid Use Disorder A Modern Reality

Opioid Use Disorder is the newer clinical terminology (from the DSM5) used to describe the full range of opioid problems ranging from mild opioid-related use issues to severe opioid addiction.

The CDC reports that in 2017 there were 72,287 deaths from overdose in the United States. That is certainly an alarming statistic. Of that number, 49,060 of those deaths were from opioids specifically – just in 2017. By contrast, there were 58,200 U.S. fatalities that resulted from the entire Vietnam war.

The good news is that government funding for opioid treatment is finally entering the stream on a local level. Increasing numbers of methadone clinics and physicians authorized to prescribe buprenorphine are moving into America’s more rural areas, ones that have historically been severely underserved.

As treatment for Opioid Use Disorder becomes more readily available, people struggling under the constant pressure of addiction will have an opportunity to apply the brake, and to veer onto a new path of stability and recovery. That being said, it is estimated that presently only 1 person of 10 with an opioid use disorder has sought treatment. For many opioid addicted people, treatment made the difference between life and death.

Choose a new path is more than words for those that have truly done so. Addiction is a highly persistent disease, but change is possible. Commitment and action are the necessary ingredients in opening the door to a new life. Opioid Use Disorder, in particular, is successfully treated with medication assistance. Science, research, and life experience have fortunately reinforced this fact with perfect clarity. Please find a local treatment provider today!

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ADAPT Pharma Provides Free Narcan to Colleges

A Presidential briefing on March 19, 2018 in Manchester, NH was used to announce that ADAPT Pharma has volunteered to provide, for free, the life-saving medication NARCAN® to all U.S. high schools, colleges and universities.

NARCAN® is a name brand overdose antidote (based on naloxone) that restores breathing and consciousness in opioid overdose victims typically within five minutes.

ADAPT Pharma offers a 40% discount off wholesale pricing on the Narcan nasal spray to Law Enforcement agencies and Firefighters as well as non-profit community based organizations.

Seamus Mulligan, CEO of ADAPT, commented in a company press release that ADAPT is committed to raising awareness of opioid overdose risks and distributing NARCAN® widely so that it will be available to bystanders and emergency personnel who can offer immediate help in the event of a crisis.

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What Is Naltrexone

Naltrexone is an opioid treatment medication that works very differently than either methadone or buprenorphine.

Naltrexone functions as an opioid blocker that interferes with the euphoric effects of opiates. Unlike methadone, naltrexone does not eliminate opioid withdrawal. So it is typically only begun following a successful period of opioid detoxification.

Naltrexone is taken as a pill or as a time-released injectable. It blocks the feeling of getting high thus deterring a person from continuing in active drug use with opioids. If there’s no pay off for using, why do it?

Some individuals who don’t necessarily require methadone or buprenorphine can effectively utilize naltrexone as a component of their recovery program. Vivitrol is the time-released, branded version of naltrexone that is taken once monthly as an injection. With Vivitrol, the naltrexone remains active in the bloodstream for 30 days and blocks the effects of heroin or other opiate use. This reinforces one’s focus on recovery choices and can reduce opioid cravings.

Patients receiving naltrexone may develop a lowered tolerance to opioids over time, and should remain aware of the risk of opioid overdose should they relapse. The medication is also used in the treatment of alcohol dependency and has been shown to reduce the euphoric effects of alcohol consumption.

Naltrexone is not to be confused with Naloxone. Naloxone is the opioid overdose reversal medication that has recently been in the news for saving thousands of lives across the country.

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Billions To Be Allocated In Fight Against Opioid Crisis

The national budget proposal for the 2019 fiscal year includes a request for $13 billion in funding for opioid treatment and related services. This linked Newsweek article states that $3 billion would be allocated in 2018 and another $10 billion in 2019.

Many opioid treatment programs across the country are currently able to add patient slots when additional funding is made available. The opioid crisis has flooded many clinics that are already at maximum census due to limited State and Medicaid funding.

A number of private pay clinics have opened in recent years as the need for medication-assisted treatment increased. If a substantial allocation of government funds becomes available, opioid treatment services will finally come into sharp national focus as scores of people finally obtain the help they need to stabilize and to recover.

In treating opioid addiction, research has shown that traditional abstinence-based programs which do not utilize medication assistance have a failure rate of 90%. Medication-assistance is a critical factor in helping opioid addicted people move into sustained recovery. The proposed $13 billion earmarked for opioid treatment services can make a huge difference all across the U.S. Methadone or buprenorphine (suboxone) coupled with counseling and drug testing comprise the gold standard of care in treating opioid addiction.

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