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A Personal Journey: Why Every Person’s Path to Recovery Is Different
Since 1939, the 12-step program has been a favored means of treating not only drug abuse and alcoholism but compulsion and addiction as well. This program posits that recovery is linear, with no room to veer off the beaten path. That’s completely unlike the pillars that form the foundation for sobriety at a holistic recovery center. Holistic detox and treatment centers treat enrollees like the human beings they are. As a human being, each enrollee has their own complex background and set of problems that landed them where they are today. Whether these problems contributed to their addiction or not, no ...

Five Reasons Autumn Is the Perfect Season to Enroll in Addiction Recovery
Addiction can ruin lives no matter the time of the year. If you or a loved one are considering addiction recovery services from a non-12-step drug rehab or a non-12-step alcohol treatment facility, now is the perfect time to do so. Summer has come to an end, and soon the leaves will be falling from the trees in rich, royal colors. The days will become shorter and the temperatures cooler. Autumn is just around the corner, and it’s a great season to consider entering inpatient rehab programs like those offered at Elevate Addiction Services. Here are five reasons to consider non-12-step ...

The Importance of Alcohol and Drug Treatment Aftercare
Many people assume that once a stay at a rehabilitation center is over, people dealing with addiction are just back out on their own in the real world. However, there are ways patients can stay involved in their own recovery after leaving rehab. When a client leaves a rehab facility, one of the most important things they can do to prolong their recovery is to develop some type of aftercare plan or aftercare program. While certain types of aftercare drug and alcohol treatment are often thought to help clients remain sober longer, each client’s aftercare drug treatment plan will look different depending ...

The Astounding Recovery Benefits of Nature Exposure
Nature is a fantastic medicine. Between fresh air, a cool breeze and natural light, The Great Outdoors have a lot to offer. The sense of freedom instilled by a long hike, or the refreshing experience of a lake swim, has a surprising amount of psychological benefits. Elevate can reinvigorate your lost energy, giving you a firm grasp on your addiction recovery potential. Today’s leading drug detox treatment methods understand the powerful benefits nature provides. For this reason, it isn’t rare to see detox and treatment centers create nature-first approaches to recovery. We believe all modern drug and alcohol detox centers should approach ...

Exploring Non 12-Step Recovery Options
Sometimes recovery is more about the journey than the steps you take. There are many support programs for addiction recovery, though Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and other 12-step programs are the most widely known. While some people have recovery success with traditional 12-step groups, some choose to attend non-12-step drug rehab or use non-12-step programs to support their recovery. To better understand the differences between 12-step and non-12-step models for recovery, this article will explain the differences in the models and basic tenets of each program. What are the Differences between 12-Step and Non-12-Step Programs? The following are some of the noticeable differences between traditional 12-step recovery ...

The Surprising Link Between Sleep and Addiction Recovery
Learn how hitting the snooze button a few times could actually help your recovery. As addiction research grows, sleep studies are gaining more traction. The modern holistic recovery center thrives on scientific evidence, and the surprising benefits of sleep may become relevant in future addiction recovery approaches. While holistic drug rehab itself is an ever-changing environment, some things—such as sleep—are powerful constants which can empower drug addiction recovery.  The Dynamics of Sleep Because sleep research has gradually established itself as a prominent field, recent studies have focused on its dynamics in life’s many aspects. Among these, of course, is substance use, abuse, and ...