January 2, 2020

Spirit of Recovery 2019: Pat Kelly

Previous "Spirit  of Recovery" award recipients celebrate with 2019 honoree Pat Kelly (center)The field of addiction medicine and recovery is of vital importance, perhaps now more than ever. Millions of people struggle with the disease of addiction, and men and women who seek assistance find numerous individuals who are...

December 12, 2019

Addiction Treatment: Achieving Long-Term Recovery

People who use drugs and alcohol for extended periods and in hazardous ways put themselves at significant risk of developing an addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Around half of the people living with alcohol and substance use disorders also meet the criteria for a dual diagnosis. Note: co-occurring...

January 24, 2019

Spirit of Recovery Award 2018

Steve Collier, Co-Founder of HVRC, with Dr. Stephen Ey (center) and previous "Spirit of Recovery" honorees.Over the decades, people from various backgrounds have dedicated their lives to others to transform their own; each person in recovery owes such individuals a debt of gratitude. Without the countless medical professionals and...

February 22, 2018

Recognizing People Who Encourage Recovery

At Hemet Valley Recovery Center & Sage Retreat, we invite our readers to suggest nominees for our Joseph L. Galletta “Spirit of Recovery” Award. In the field of addiction medicine there is no shortage of individuals who’ve made an enormous difference; for example, those whose good works and tireless...

October 28, 2016

INTERNET ADDICTION: THE REALITY CRISIS

You might scoff at the idea. Being addicted to the Internet? That's not a thing. That's like telling your loved one he or she is a workaholic, just because you miss them, right? It's just another tiresome example of a generational gap difference."Would it kill you to put down...

July 6, 2015

SECOND YEAR IN A ROW! HVRC & SAGE RETREAT RECEIVES PLATINUM STATUS

Hemet Valley Recovery Center & Sage Retreat has been recognized as Platinum by Optum for a second year in row. HEMET, CA, AUGUST 9th, 2015 — The acute inpatient behavioral health unit of Hemet Valley Recovery Center (HVRC) & Sage Retreat has once again been recognized by Optum as a Platinum...

February 4, 2015

DON’T DISMISS ME JUST BECAUSE I’M SAD

There are some people who believe that certain psychological disorders are bogus.Some believe that we are an overdiagnosed society of excuse- makers, enabled by quacks who make up disorders comprised of catchy buzz-worthy jargon... Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Dyslexia, Bipolar Disorder, and Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), to name a few."I...

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