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Professional, Caring Advice for Parents of Addicts
When your son or daughter starts using drugs or alcohol and requires your help, it is normal to be flooded with emotions; anger and shame can coincide with sadness and confusion. However, in order to help your child deal with his or her addiction, you must deal constructively with your own emotions. Moreover, you have to deal with both things at the same time as getting your child the help that he or she needs cannot wait. An addict is ill and every moment not in treatment is a moment that has been lost to addiction. Understand Where Control Lies Many parents ...

Rates of Drug and Alcohol Abuse in Amador County, California
As of 2010, Amador County, California, was home to more than 38,000 citizens, and a recent government study of drug and alcohol related issues sheds some light on why these problems occur at a higher rate in Amador. The California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs as well as the Center for Applied Research Solutions, Inc., spearheaded this study. What follows is an assessment of the findings to provide readers with statistics and insights to spread awareness about drug and alcohol abuse in their communities. Hopefully, this research will help spur local leaders to take action against the factors that enable ...

Elevate Addiction Services Talk Addiction with Kathy Ireland’s Modern Living
Kathy Ireland’s Discusses Holistic Addiction Treatment with Elevate Rehab Kathy Ireland’s program, Modern Living, keeps the nation current on national trends and news. One topic that has been making national headlines is the growing problem with addiction, which is reaching epidemic proportions. She discussed this issue with Elevate Rehab President Daniel Manson and spokesperson Ashly Guernaccini, along with other Elevate team members and specialists.   As Ireland pointed out, Elevate Addiction Services has a unique approach to mitigating the risk of relapse for those suffering from addiction. Because drugs are so readily available, addiction has become a nationwide epidemic, with many baffled ...

Relapse Can Reaffirm Sobriety
With national addiction treatment success rates at an unacceptable 10%, and the heroin epidemic producing heroin users relapsing at an astounding 90%, we must realize the uncomfortable truth that relapse is most likely going to happen. However, we must also realize that today’s heroin is so much more deadly than that of the past; one more time could possibly be your last. Recovery is not about just stopping addiction, it is a life-long journey of finding yourself and your inspiration to live the life you want.  Learning From Your Mistakes We all stumble in areas of our life — personally and with ...

Elevate Addiction Services Proudly Lends a Hand at the 2016 Purist Winter Toy Drive
Elevate Addiction Services is very pleased to have been a part of the 2016 Purist Winter Toy Drive. In its fourth year, the Winter Toy Drive was held on Sunday, Dec. 4, at the Industry Hills Expo Center in the City of Industry, CA. It was a day of fun, entertainment, live music, unique vehicles, prizes and giveaways, but – most importantly – we helped gather thousands of toys to be donated to less fortunate children this holiday season. See Our Photos from the 2016 Winter Toy Drive Event: We would like to thank everyone who attended and donated, and we would especially ...

Santa Cruz County, California Drug & Alcohol Abuse Statistics
Drug and alcohol abuse is considered California’s No. 1 premature killer. In California, 40,000 emergency room visits each year are drug-related. Though illicit drug and alcohol abuse is a statewide problem, it is particularly prevalent in Santa Cruz County. Unlike other areas that often see spikes of one particular drug, the area’s abuse rates cover a range of drugs – from marijuana and cocaine to hallucinogens and prescription drugs. The statistics offered by the Santa Cruz County Health Department show a large disparity between the state and the county. The percentage of adults who need help for emotional/mental problems or drug ...