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Individuals and families struggling with addiction or mental illness need support, compassion and expert guidance. More than anything, you need treatment that is effective. Thanks to a growing body of research, we know the types of treatment that work. In our network of treatment programs, we incorporate both the well-established and emerging elements of effective treatment, giving you all of the tools you need to succeed.

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We treat all forms of addiction as well as mental health conditions that often fuel addictions and other self-defeating behaviors such as anxiety, depression and emotional trauma.

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5 New Year’s Revelations

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us.” — Hal Borland

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Elements Experts in the Media

Many of our staff are published authors and go-to experts quoted regularly in the national media. When you come to an Elements program, you benefit from the expertise of some of the most well-respected names in addiction treatment. Learn more about our experts.

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How Parent Involvement Helps Kids in Addiction Recovery

How Parent Involvement Helps Kids in Addiction Recovery

Parents have a powerful influence on their children’s choices, setting the tone for values and behavior. How can a concerned parent help prevent substance abuse and/or help kids in addiction recovery? The National Institutes of Health offers suggestions including early awareness and intervention, family bonding, and supervision of children’s activities.

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Substance Abuse and Sexual Violence: Charlotte Kasl’s 16 Steps for Healing

Substance Abuse and Sexual Violence: Charlotte Kasl’s 16 Steps for Healing

Charlotte Kasl, psychologist and author of Women, Sex and Addiction: A Search for Love and Power, has been interested throughout her career in issues such as sexism, classism, racism and homophobia and has written of the connection between sexual assault and addiction, particularly in the lives of women. She has consulted on and contributed as a therapist to many different substances abuse programs throughout her career, and eventually came to create her own 16-step program for addiction recovery. She explains that her program should not be seen in opposition to the popular 12 steps, but as simply another valuable resource for those seeking healing from the pain of addiction.

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Amount Spent While Gambling Can Signal Addiction

Amount Spent While Gambling Can Signal Addiction

The amount of money spent while gambling helps predict the appearance of problematic gambling behaviors, researchers from The Australian National University and Southern Cross University have found.

While most people who gamble don’t experience serious problems, some people gradually or rapidly start gambling in a pattern that puts them at risk for significant personal, social or financial harm. The American Psychiatric Association maintains a diagnosis called gambling disorder specifically for substantially affected individuals. In a study published in June 2014 in the journal Addiction, researchers from two Australian universities used a screening tool called the Problem Gambling Severity Index to determine if the amount of money a person spends while gambling helps predict his or her chances of falling into a harmful pattern of gambling behavior.

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Children Struggle to Control Emotions With Prolonged Exposure to Parental Conflict

Children Struggle to Control Emotions With Prolonged Exposure to Parental Conflict

Is Cosmetic Surgery the New Cheating?

Is Cosmetic Surgery the New Cheating?

Public Blames Personality Defects for Behavioral Addictions

Public Blames Personality Defects for Behavioral Addictions

How to Fight for Coverage of Child’s Mental Illness

How to Fight for Coverage of Child’s Mental Illness

When Diagnosis Eludes

When Diagnosis Eludes

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A Recovering Addict’s Guide to Finding Balance

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