Elevate Addiction Services

262 Gaffey Road, Watsonville, California, 95076

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Elevate is a modern and empowering approach to addiction treatment. We don't believe addiction is an incurable disease but can be overcome and put in the past through hard work and dealing with issues. Our program is Non-12 Step (we use SMART Recovery) and we provide skills and tools to our clients so that they can more effectively manage their own lives and experience happiness without the need for drugs or alcohol. See the website for an entire philosophy. We were also featured on Modern Living with Kathy Ireland, see the full video by following the link below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6BLiLqNvRI&feature=youtu.be

Facility Highlights

  • Medical Detoxification Availlable - Come off Drugs and Alcohol Safely and Comfortably
  • Most Insurance Accepted - Flexible Options. Call Today!
  • Unique Aftercare Program is Included to Help Ease the Transition.

Specialization

  • Holistic Therapy
    Facilities that offer “holistic therapy” see and treat patients in the context of their entire lives and health status. They treat the “whole person,” not just the addiction.
  • Individualized Treatment
    Some facilities have an addiction treatment protocol that all patients or clients are expected to follow, while others customize or individualize treatment based on a person’s unique needs and circumstances. Factors that may affect treatment decisions include age, lifestyle, medical conditions, type of drug, religious beliefs, etc.

Facility Settings

  • Mountains

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This is an excellent facility that provided the services, counseling and support to my son that has made a significant difference in his life to be sober. They provide a very supportive environment for their clients to live a healthier life both physical and mental while rebuilding relationships with family and friends. They also work with their clients to build life skills that will help them going forward. The staff was also very supportive and provided regular updates to our family while my son was under going treatment. Truly a very caring and amazing place!

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It’s been a long and difficult journey, but now our son is finally sober and on his way to start a new life thanks to the staff at Elevate. After years of substance abuse and unsuccessful attempts to treat his addiction using other forms of treatment, we reached out to Elevate for assistance. Theirs is a holistic approach: treating mind and body rather than using drugs to treat addiction. Along with good nutrition and exercise, they help the individual heal the past, emphasize the positives in one’s life to help reclaim their self-respect and confidence, all in an effort to empower the individual to return to living a healthy, drug-free life. The staff is professional, knowledgeable and experienced. The facility is clean and orderly and the programs well-structured. Staff members continually provided on-going support and compassion by keeping us appraised on our son’s status and well-being. We feel that Elevate saved our son’s life and we will be forever grateful. They have and always will be there for support and guidance. Thank you all at Elevate!

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I was a client at this facility and agree 100% with the negative posts. They claim they have medically supervised Detox which isn't the case. The staff are all former clients who after going through the program were hired on as trainees. Amends is when they pull you out of the program to perform laborious chores, raking leaves, pulling weeds, cleaning the bathrooms, mopping floors, etc. When you don't work the program your completion of the program is then delayed. You progress in the program by doing coursework in "educational block" that's why it's not a 90 day program and they call it progress based. If you are educated then the coursework is easy and you'll finish the program quicker. Elevate has no housekeeping or janitorial staff - they require clients to clean their rooms everyday (wiping down your bathroom countertops, cleaning the mirror, vacuum everyday, make your bed everyday - making the bed every day isn't a big deal but they are nit picky and look for any tiny flaw to issue a CV - conduct violation. My roomate & I are very clean and orderly but were issued CV's because there was a couple of small tree leaves that had been tracked in & they said the room wasn't clean enough. The everyday chores are assigned & changed regularly. Your room is then inspected telling you if it's up to par. Then once a week is the building's deep clean. One gets CV's if they didn't do their daily chore "good enough". They have NO medical professionals 24/7, not even in their detox (which is a cabin and coed. Men share rooms with other males and women share a room with other females, however, the cabin is small and you share the bathrooms, kitchen and living space with both sexes. Any woman who has had past trauma - ie assault, abuse, etc from a man this is NOT the place for you! They have a hired doctor who is off site and they have one nurse who is there during the day and another contracted nurse practitioner. They have NO psychologists or psychiatrists. All staff, or "counselors" are clients who went through the program themselves and when they "graduated" the program, they were immediately hired on as trainees. When I was there, 4 people graduated the program then 2 days later returned as trainees! Elevate still operates as they did when named Narconon and just renamed some of the program terminology. I would NOT recommend this program to anyone.

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This place truly is wonderful. When my parents came for graduation, they were blown away by the positivity and friendships that we formed here. I could tell it gave them energy and a fun afternoon. My favorite thing about this place is how all of the counselors have been through this program themselves. It made talking to them very easy because we could both relate to each other. The food was very good. The physical activity was really important to me. I ended up doing crossfit and getting in some of the best shape of my life during my stay. That helped give me a way to create endorphins and feel really good both physically and mentally. All in all, this place is amazing and I would recommend it for anyone that is struggling. Especially if the 12-step model didn't work for you. The holistic, science based approach they take really works.

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Everything upon arrival at Elevate Addiction was great. I had a broken ankle and they made very specific accommodations for me and gave me and my family a tour. I got to ask a lot of questions and got a full understanding of what the program was like upon getting there and before signing anything. It was a really good intake process. Also, the staff throughout the entire program were very helpful and knowledgeable. Most of them were in recovery themselves so, they were definitely very relatable and what really helped to feel comfortable was that they had all done it themselves. It was an extremely positive environment and I feel like I’ve been in a really good place since graduating. It’s the longest period of time I’ve ever had clean and sober and I feel very confident about it. I also feel equipped to deal with anything that life brings me. It was an amazing experience and I would definitely suggest it for anyone who is seeking treatment.