A long-term outcome study shows alumni of Elements Behavioral Health treatment centers enjoy a dramatic increase in days free of drug or alcohol use, less cravings, and improved mood and quality of life.
Each day, first responders are faced with many forms of extreme stress including life-and-death decisions, human suffering, separation from family and intense risk-taking. While those in this profession have chosen this lifestyle and wouldn’t have it any other way, it’s a high-stress career that can lead to both physical and emotional injuries. Emergency medical technicians, […]
With all the emphasis on the benefits of mindfulness meditation, you might think that the practice involves drastic changes in your everyday routine. This might not sound all that appealing, considering all the must-do items you have already on your list, especially since you’re now in recovery. There is, however, a way to incorporate mindfulness […]
The use of prescription and illicit opioids led to over 33,000 deaths in the U.S. in 2015, a figure that has quadrupled since 1999, according to the CDC. The problem stems from prescription painkillers like OxyContin and fentanyl, which share close similarities with drugs like heroin and morphine, but are widely prescribed to people in […]