Opioids are most often prescribed for the management of chronic pain. However, new research suggests that these medications may actually increase a person’s sensitivity to pain over time. This phenomenon, called hyperalgesia, provides further caution to healthcare providers about the long-term prescription of opioid pain medication.Opioid-Induced HyperalgesiaThe word hyperalgesia...
Stephanie Banks, MBA
Manager of HR
Compliance and Intake
Stephanie Banks joined Hemet Valley Recovery Center in early 2008.
Resourceful and well organized, Stephanie serves as the Manager of the Human Resources and Intake Departments, and is also responsible for Performance Improvement and Regulatory Compliance. She has been a CARF surveyor since mid-2019. With a background in the Human Resources field since 2004, Stephanie obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration in 2019 from National University with an emphasis on Human Resources Management. She is a graduate from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor’s Degree in Management Science.