December 29, 2021

What Does It Mean to be Agoraphobic?

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by panic when confronted with a situation that makes you feel trapped. To demonstrate, you fear using an elevator since you would be in a confined space with other people. For some, this escalates until they can no longer function in day-to-day life. The...

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...

April 3, 2020

Coping with Anxiety During a Pandemic is Possible

Yesterday, The Washington Post reported that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases climbed over 1 million. Today, 245,573 have been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the United States, and 6,058 Americans have passed away from virus-related health complications. Sadly, the U.S. has more infections than any other country, and the...