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The Benefits of Residential Addiction Treatment

Many people struggling with substance use disorder try at various points to quit on their own – usually unsuccessfully. Others attend outpatient rehab in attempts to beat their addiction without disturbing their lives in an inpatient treatment center. The problem with...

Cocaine: The Effects, The Risks, and the Law

Cocaine addiction is a significant problem in American that appears to be getting worse. The drug is classified as a stimulant and because its effects are generally short-lived, it is very easy to become dependent and even addicted to cocaine. Cocaine addiction is...

What Is Experiential Therapy in Addiction Treatment?

Exploring different activities is an important part of addiction treatment, while patients discover and learn more about themselves and how fulfilling their lives can be in sobriety. Although the objective of all addiction inpatient treatment is to promote recovery,...

Finding an Alternative to 12 Step Drug Rehabilitation

Although the 12 step approach to rehabilitation and recovery is very well known as one of the oldest in the field of addiction, it is not for everyone. Fortunately, there are many non 12 step programs offering a different route to sustainable recovery that are...

What Is It Really Like to Detox from Opiates?

According to media reports, America is in the midst of an opiate epidemic, with more than two million adults having developed dependency or addiction to prescription painkillers and their illegal street alternatives. Due to the critical nature of this epidemic, there...

Facts You Need to Know about Alcohol Abuse

Whether you drink beer, wine, or hard liquor, there are some things that you need to know about how alcohol can be harmful. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), nearly 56 percent of adults over the age of 18, report that they...

The Importance of Counseling During Alcohol Rehab

Detoxing may be the first step in getting clean from alcohol, but it’s hardly the most important component. Alcohol rehab centers must include counseling and therapy as part of treatment while the alcoholic is in inpatient or outpatient rehab. The skills and tools the...

Frequently Asked Questions about Drug Rehabilitation

The very first step towards getting help for addiction is to accept there is a problem. Once acknowledgment and acceptance has been achieved, the path is clear towards recovery with the help of addiction treatment professionals and the support of loved ones. However,...

Dispelling the Myths around Alcohol Detox

There are lots of misunderstandings and preconceived ideas about alcohol detox and rehab that have evolved from popular culture. Celebrities openly entering and quitting rehab in a negative cycle that attracts media attention and movies portraying alcohol withdrawal...

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The Benefits of Outpatient Rehab Treatment as Aftercare

When a person has committed themselves to an inpatient rehab program, they are not “cured” as soon as it’s completed. Returning home after attending residential rehab is challenging for many which is why Elevate offers a comprehensive aftercare program that continues...

Why America’s Cocaine Problem Is Now a Fentanyl Problem Too

In the past few years, the nature of cocaine abuse has changed completely due to the increasing practice of mixing the drug with synthetic heroin, otherwise known as fentanyl. Drug rehab centers across America are reporting higher numbers of individuals seeking help...

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