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6 Ways Addiction Treatment Is Moving Beyond 12 Steps
Traditional rehab programs are often geared toward detoxification and short-term rehab options that allow the patient to start the recovery process. Non 12 step rehab programs go much further and much deeper, creating an environment where change is implemented and not just talked about. A non 12 step drug rehab program works by offering the patient resources that allow them to let go of the old behaviors, patterns, and habits that kept them trapped in their cycle of addiction, recovery, and relapse.  Breaking Old Patterns By Modifying Behaviors The key to breaking old patterns and habits is to identify the behaviors that trigger them. These ...

6 Reasons Why Cold Turkey Is the Most Dangerous Way to Kick an Addiction
Many people think that a reasonable way to overcome an addiction is to stop drugs or alcohol cold turkey, as opposed to attending drug or alcohol detox treatment centers. Because those dealing with addiction use alcohol or drugs in an unrestrained manner, it would seem much simpler to just stop using that substance as opposed to tapering off of the substance over time. But every major scientific study indicates that trying to quit cold turkey may be doing more harm than good. Instead, it is often recommended that patients take part in drug detox programs and substance abuse aftercare programs. These ...

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 ...

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 ...

How Physical Fitness Programs Counteract Opiate Withdrawal
Learn how moving your body helps your take the edge off Addiction can impact every part of a person’s life. Opiate addiction is particularly dangerous. Every day, over 115 people in America die from an opiate overdose. The use, misuse, and addiction to opioids—which includes heroin, prescription pain relievers and synthetic opioids like fentanyl—is considered to be a national crisis. Today’s inpatient rehab programs work diligently to combat this epidemic. Similarly, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that America’s overall economic burden of opioid misuse, by itself, costs the nation about $78.5 billion per year. This number includes several costs, including: Healthcare costs Lost ...