August 4, 2020

The Art of Storytelling | Learning from the Past

Storytelling as a TraditionThe art of storytelling has long been a respected skill and an important tradition in many cultures. Over the course of history, community elders and their stories have been regarded as a treasure trove of society's knowledge, history, and wisdom. Older members of a community were...

July 18, 2020

Addiction Treatment Island

The history of addiction recovery in America is fascinating and disturbing, from barbaric, draconian “treatments” to sanitariums to the upscale, evidence-based centers of today. While we have come a long way over the centuries, there is still a long way to go in the fight against stigma.Many men and...

July 16, 2020

Recovery Community Impacted by Pandemic

At Hemet Valley Recovery Center & Sage Retreat, our thoughts and prayers are with the families who have been severely impacted by the pandemic. We understand that millions of Americans are grieving and fearful of contracting the coronavirus. In many states, the public health crisis is worsening, so it...

June 3, 2020

PTSD Awareness Month | Helping Heroes and Military Family Members

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can affect anyone who experiences a traumatic event in their lives. PTSD Awareness Month is a good time to learn more about the disorder, what causes it, and who can be affected by it. First responders, members of the...

May 7, 2020

Older Americans Month and Addiction Treatment

Older and immunocompromised Americans are at the most significant risk of contracting and succumbing to the coronavirus. Seeing as many people in addiction recovery are elderly, many of whom have compromised immune systems from misusing drugs and alcohol, older individuals in the program are at even higher risk.The COVID-19...

April 17, 2020

Alcohol Relapse Increases Risk of Contracting Coronavirus

Billions of people fear contracting the coronavirus known as COVID-19, and for rational reasons. Millions of people in addiction recovery have the same concern, but they are also worried about the strength of their program. Such individuals lack the resources they could always rely on and are forced to...

April 10, 2020

Mental Health Crisis Hotline Calls Spike During the Pandemic

At Hemet Valley Recovery Center & Sage Retreat, we continue to provide you with information about life in recovery during a pandemic. Since last week, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in America has nearly doubled from 245,573 to 467,184 cases. We now have by far the most...

Hemet Valley Recovery Center remains open and accepting patients, we will continue to follow the CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19. Click here for more information or call 866-273-0868.
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