mixing drugs and alcohol
January 22, 2021

The Hidden Dangers of Mixing Drugs and Alcohol

Mixing Drugs and Alcohol: An Unsafe Decision Having just one drink while taking drugs of any kind, including prescription medications, can have a significant impact on your health. Some mixtures of drugs and alcohol can even have lethal consequences. It is critical to be aware of the hidden dangers of...

December 31, 2020

Recovery Goals in 2021

At Hemet Valley Recovery Center & Sage Retreat, we hope you had a safe and sober Christmas. If you kept your addiction recovery intact, you should be proud. Navigating significant holidays can be a considerable challenge, especially in early recovery.   The holidays can bring unwanted emotions, which can lead to...

November 3, 2020

A Restful Addiction Recovery

In early addiction recovery, men and women learn that it's necessary to replace old, unhealthy behaviors with new, beneficial ones. This will look different for each individual, of course, but some things are relatively consistent.  Once you are on the more comfortable end of your detox, specific actions are required...

September 18, 2020

Substance Use Disorder and COVID-19

Many people who begin journeys of recovery also contend with co-occurring disorders such as anxiety, depression, or post-traumatic stress disorder. What's more, many individuals working programs also have physical health problems linked to years of alcohol or substance misuse. While it's still possible to achieve lasting recovery, such individuals...

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...

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...

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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