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How Binge Drinking and Alcoholism Affect California Communities
Binge Drinking in California Rebekah, a college student in California, eagerly anticipated celebrating her 21st birthday with her friends at a local bar. Unfortunately, Rebekah’s first experience with binge drinking would be her last. Her friends egged her on to quickly down 21 shots for her 21st, which made Rebekah pass out, choke on her own vomit and stop breathing. Rebekah, merely one casualty of the 1 in 6 American adults who binge drink regularly, became a victim of alcohol poisoning. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, binge drinking – the excessive and rapid consumption of alcohol resulting in a ...

Illegal Drugs That Look Like Rx Painkillers: The Differences Could Be Deadly
Across the country, drug operations are taking advantage of the rising trend of opioid painkiller abuse by creating illegal drug pills made to look like legal prescription medications. This incredibly dangerous growing trend has already claimed many lives across the United States as unsuspecting users take what they think is their usual dose and end up overdosing on a mystery drug cocktail. Here’s what you need to know about this disturbing trend. From Prescriptions to Illegal Drugs Prescription opioid and opiate medications are often prescribed by doctors to treat acute short-term pain, such as after surgery or a broken bone. However, because of ...

Elevate’s Dan Manson Explains: What Does Holistic Rehab Really Mean?
 How is holistic drug and alcohol treatment different from traditional rehab? Dan Manson, CEO of Elevate Addiction Services, recently discussed the answer with Ethan Bearman of KGO 810 radio on his weekly CEO Spotlight segment. Listen to The Entire Radio Interview, Or Read the Full Transcript Below: Removing Labels and Learning Who You Are Without Substances In response to Ethan’s question on what makes holistic rehab different, Dan points out the importance of removing labels and giving a person the opportunity to find out who they are without any substances in their system, legal or illegal. “Our goal is to remove labels entirely while ...

Methamphetamine Abuse, Dependency and Related Crimes Are a Huge Problem in Northern California
Northern California’s Meth Abuse Problem The United States faces a major health risk in the form of epidemic substance abuse. The problem has escalated to the point that drug overdose has become the leading cause of accidental death in the country. Prescription opioids and heroin have claimed the most lives, but each state faces unique challenges with regard to illegal drug abuse. As this tragic development has gained steady momentum over the last decade, it has become clear that Northern California’s most glaring drug problems revolve around methamphetamine. Risks Associated with Methamphetamine Methamphetamine, often referred to as “meth,” has terrorized the West Coast ...

How Drugs and Alcohol Affect El Dorado County, California
California has been one of the hardest-hit states in the recent substance abuse and addiction epidemic that has grown exponentially in the nation since 2010. In the mid-1990s, the Center for Applied Research Solutions (CARS) began working with the California Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs to monitor drug and alcohol abuse in the county. During recent decades, their findings have facilitated the improvement of drug and alcohol rehab programs, and results have improved monitoring and prevention of drug and alcohol abuse. In the face of the worst drug epidemic the world has seen in modern times, it is important ...

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 ...