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.
By Mike Pool, Retired Law Enforcement and Peer Coordinator of After Action: Building Resilience Workshop. First responders are not allowed to show or share our emotions. We shove our reactions as far down as they’ll go so we can cope with the day-to-day corrosive events of our jobs. Most of us come to see that […]
In recovery after 20 years of addiction, Gabriella Fodor finds her life calling in helping others entering treatment. They called themselves “Charlie’s Angels.” Three young women who learned quickly that certain assets — stunning beauty and “party girl” personalities — could buy them pretty much anything they wanted. They danced in a popular nightclub and […]
First responders are the first to arrive at the scene of a traumatic event, such as an accident, domestic disturbance, fire or natural disaster. They are faced with violence, pain, suffering and sometimes death. For police officers, fire fighters, paramedics and emergency medical technicians, witnessing human suffering is part of each day’s work.