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BRIGHTSIDE Clinic North Aurora, IL

4.99 miles from the center of North Aurora, IL

The Premier Treatment Center for Opioid Addiction

About BRIGHTSIDE Clinic North Aurora, IL

BRIGHTSIDE is the leader in opioid addiction treatment. Since our inception in 2015, we have started thousands of people on their road to recovery from heroin and opioid abuse.

Our unique, evidence-based program with medication-assisted treatment (MAT) has been recognized by the Harvard Review of Psychiatry and the Annals of Internal Medicine as the best way to treat someone suffering from opioid addiction.

Our results speak for themselves:

– 87% of our patients successfully continue treatment (Other programs can have as low as a 20% success rate);
– 98% of patients report being either stable or progressing towards stability in their recovery, and;
– 9.75 out of 10 patient satisfaction rating.


Dr. David Kushner

Medical Director

Dr. David Kushner is board certified in Addiction Medicine and is the Medical Director at BRIGHTSIDE Clinic where he has treated hundreds of patients with Opioid Use Disorder. He is known for his cutting edge, patient centered and collaborative approach to addressing this challenging, yet treatable condition. He also treats critically ill patients in a hospital setting and therefore he has vast experience treating Opioid dependent patients in multiple settings.

Dr Kushner has a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from Michigan State University (1990). He received his Medical Degree from Midwestern University (1997) and completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital (2000). He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and is married with three children.

Honors and Endorsements:

- Board Certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventative Medicine
- Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine
- Senior Fellow of Hospital Medicine (Society of Hospital Medicine)
- Fellow of The American College of Physicians
- Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago


This facility and the people who work there are easily saving lives. They really care about the patients in recovery and want to see everyone get better. My life has completely changed for the better since coming here. I have never looked back and I am very thankful for BRIGHTSIDE Clinic! - K.B.

I should have put in a review sooner. I have been a patient here for 6 months. The staff is great, they are professional, but it is a relaxed place, and they treat you like a human. They have never judge me even if I relapsed, they always work with me. I highly recommended Brightside Clinic. - N.S.

Definitely the best treatment staff I've worked with since I went to rehab. They actually listen to what you have to say and work thru any problems you may have together. This facility in north Aurora is easy to find which I love since I'm the type that gets lost easy lol. And again the staff here is amazing they treat you like a normal person bcuz we are they understand this oh and the atmosphere there is the best I've found in Illinois nice music not your every day Dr room. Most of all they realize we addicts have feelings n we aren't bad ppl that is the best feeling when ur trying to get help!! If your serious about stopping and getting help this is the best place to start. - K.C.

161 S. Lincolnway
North Aurora, IL, 60542

(224) 205-7863

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