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How ACA Repeal, Replacement Will Affect Substance Abuse Treatment

How ACA Repeal, Replacement Will Affect Substance Abuse Treatment Remains to be Seen One of the many uncertainties of the promise by the incoming Congressional majority leaders and the president-elect to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is how and how soon this will affect coverage for substance abuse treatment. The indications are [...]

By | January 13th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How ACA Repeal, Replacement Will Affect Substance Abuse Treatment

2015: A Year in Review from Elite Rehab Placement

As 2015 comes to a close, everyone at Elite Rehab Placement hopes you had a great year. We also want to take a moment to wish you a happy new year! While many of us will celebrate the coming of yet another new year, others are mourning the loss of someone special. This year hasn't [...]

By | December 31st, 2015|Addiction, Alcohol Abuse/Addiction, Alcoholism, Blog, Cocaine Addiction, Coping with Grief, Detox, Healthy recovery, In the News, Mental Health, Opiate Addiction, Overcoming Addiction, Recovery, Rehab, Substance Abuse|Comments Off on 2015: A Year in Review from Elite Rehab Placement

How to cope with Being Sober during the Holidays

During the holidays, you might find it a challenge to stay sober. Let us show you how to cope with being sober during this time of the year. Holidays can be full of joy, wonder, and happiness.  While many people find this a time to socialize, celebrate, and party, these occasions often trigger recovering addicts. [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on How to cope with Being Sober during the Holidays

An Attitude of Gratitude–What is That?

An attitude of gratitude is often talked about in recovery circles, but what is that? "Attitude" is a word that gets tossed around a lot. We say people have a bad attitude or a good one. when we're angry, people saying we're giving them attitude. When someone's in a bad mood we say they need [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Blog, Healthy recovery, Recovery, Thinking Distortions|Comments Off on An Attitude of Gratitude–What is That?

Healing the Body in Addiction Recovery

Healing the body in addiction recovery is an important aspect of treatment and ongoing recovery efforts. The body takes a beating in active addiction. Nutrition is poor, healthcare maintenance has suffered, immunity is low, dehydration is common and, of course, one's system is full of toxins from the substances uses. Detox Detox is the first [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Addiction, Blog, Detox, Healthy recovery, Recovery|Comments Off on Healing the Body in Addiction Recovery

Trauma Symptoms and Addiction

Trauma symptoms are often the reasons people cannot have a comfortable sobriety. They are also the reason many people begin to use substances in a problematic way. Many people have lost touch with the traumatic event(s) that set into motion their addictions or other compulsive behaviors. Often, during abstinence, however, these issues become more apparent. [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Addiction, Blog, Dealing with Trauma, Recovery|Comments Off on Trauma Symptoms and Addiction

Unaddressed Late-Life Addiction: Why Aren’t More Cases Being Treated?

Unaddressed late-life addiction is a growing problem, but unfortunately, not enough of these cases are being treated. The increase in cases where an elderly person becomes addicted to prescription drugs, such as those used to treat chronic pain, is alarming to many, and it is thought that the numbers might be much higher than previously [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Unaddressed Late-Life Addiction: Why Aren’t More Cases Being Treated?

Staying Calm When You Don’t Feel Like It

Staying calm feels antithetical to many of us who struggle with addiction issues. After all, the only time we think that stay calm "counts" is when we don't really feel like being calm at all. How do we build up the "calmness muscle" and what's the virtue in it, anyway? Staying Calm When You Don't [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Staying Calm When You Don’t Feel Like It

What are the Ingredients of Anger?

When you are in recovery from your addiction and you are experiencing large bouts of anger, something needs to change. All of that anger is going to affect you in so many negative ways. It can affect the health of your relationships, it can affect your physical health, it can affect your mental health and [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on What are the Ingredients of Anger?

Tips for Overcoming Anger in Recovery

When you are living your life in recovery from your addiction you should know that there are some feelings that can get you into a rut. While everyone experiences happiness, sadness, anger and more at some points throughout their life, when there is too many negative feelings on a repetitive basis, issues start to arise. [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Blog|Comments Off on Tips for Overcoming Anger in Recovery