Cheree Ashley

CEO, Founder of Bright Future Recovery Knowledgeable. Passionate. Relentless. Inspirational. These are just some of the words that would describe Bright Future Recovery Center’s Founder and CEO Cheree Ashley. But there is so much more. To know Cheree is to embrace all that she experienced in her life. Instead of allowing adversity to curtail personal vision and success, she used it to catapult her forward and thrive. This is the essence of what she holds dear and wants to help others achieve the same sense of achievement. As a Certified Intervention Professional, Registered Addiction Specialist, Medication Assisted Treatment Counselor, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and Certified Addiction Specialist, Cheree is sought after by her peers for her deep understanding of the nature of addiction. She travels throughout the country as a public speaker and educator.

Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine Overdose Deaths San Francisco - Bright Future Recovery

Fentanyl-Laced Cocaine Deaths: Why San Francisco Pays for Users to Test Their Drugs

The number of opioid-related overdose deaths has increased dramatically over the last several years. One of the main contributing factors to this increase is the greater prevalence of fentanyl, a synthetic opioid that is cheap to produce and capable of being more than 100 times more potent than heroin. Only a small amount of fentanyl …

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Difference Between Opioid Detox And Methadone Suboxone Clinics - Bright Future Recovery

What Is the Difference Between Opioid Detox and Methadone/Suboxone Clinics?

As you might be aware, there’s not a strong perception regarding methadone and Suboxone clinics, neither from the medical community nor the general public. Still, many people rely on the services of these clinics, and the treatment helps keep them alive rather than descend farther down the rabbit hole of continued heroin or prescription opioid …

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Drug Alcohol Detox Reduces Acute Withdrawal Symptoms And PAWS - Bright Future Recovery

How Drug and Alcohol Detox Helps Reduce Acute Withdrawal Symptoms and Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS)

If you’re addicted to drugs or alcohol and your supply runs out or you’re ready to quit, the scariest part of the next few days is the withdrawal symptoms that are sure to emerge. You’re aware that some people have died during withdrawal, while many others have gone through intense, unpleasant physical and psychological hardships …

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Understanding Acute Heroin Withdrawal and Heroin Detox: A Guide for Parents

Understanding Acute Heroin Withdrawal and Heroin Detox: A Guide for Parents

More parents than ever before have had to come to terms with their child becoming addicted to heroin, in the wake of the opioid epidemic that quickly turned into the heroin epidemic after the summer of 2013. Overdose deaths are higher than ever in the United States, and parents in California and across the country …

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Should You Perform an Addiction Intervention Before Sending a Loved One to Drug and Alcohol Detox?

Yes, performing a drug and alcohol intervention before entering detox and subsequent treatment for addiction is the best way to start off a successful recovery. Bright Future Recovery offers our addiction and intervention services in Northern California for all clients, because we believe that intervention is an integral part of the early recovery phase. Intervention …

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Drug and Alcohol Detox for Your Son or Daughter: First Steps for Parents to Take to Get Your Child Addiction Help

If your son or daughter has fallen into a bad crowd and began abusing drugs or alcohol, you may be wondering how to help them. Most people will say that the first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem. This is probably the truest statement ever made about addiction recovery. If you don’t …

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Benzodiazepine Withdrawal Dangers and the Need for Benzo Detox

More than 15 benzodiazepine medications treat various health conditions. Long-term use of these medications can lead to dependency, but it can be dangerous to quit using benzo pills and go through the withdrawal process alone. A medical detox program is the best option when trying to quit using benzodiazepines. What Are Benzo Pills?  Benzodiazepine pills …

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Heroin And Painkiller Detox: Timelines for Opioid Withdrawal

Individuals in treatment for substance abuse usually do not feel better immediately. Many believe that just getting through the initial phases of heroin or painkiller withdrawal treatment is the most important component of recovery. Even though enduring the primary stages of heroin withdrawal or opioid withdrawal is the first step in the process of recovery, …

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Therapies that can Offer Relief during Drug and Alcohol Detox

Therapies That Can Offer Relief During Drug And Alcohol Detox

Therapy during addiction recovery can incorporate numerous strategies depending on the individual. The optimal approach is comprehensive – considering all aspects of a person’s health and well-being, including mental, physical, spiritual and emotional aspects. Find out how exercise, massage, and equine therapy can address the needs of the body, mind, and spirit during the process …

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Medications That May Be Used In Alcohol And Opioid Detox

Medications That May Be Used In Alcohol And Opioid Detox

Therapy is critical in addressing emotions and working through the underlying causes of addiction. Just as important is incorporating medications in addiction treatment. Medications can help individuals defeat the physical confinement of substance dependency fostered as a result of their addiction. Read below for a comprehensive understanding of the medications used to help individuals recovering …

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