December 28, 2019

Finding Recovery in 2020

New Year’s Eve is an interesting time in the field of addiction medicine. This a time when men and women in recovery have to go above and beyond to protect their program. It’s also a time when many people decide to reach out for assistance with the hope of...

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...

November 27, 2019

Finding Recovery Support During Thanksgiving

If you are in recovery, you may be looking forward to Thanksgiving. However, it's also possible that some of you are dreading it, particularly those who are in early recovery. If you fall into the latter camp, we at Hemet Valley Recovery Center understand your concerns. Tomorrow might be...

October 30, 2019

Safe Sober Halloween in Recovery

The holiday season is fast approaching; Halloween is just around the corner and Thanksgiving in November. During this time, it is helpful for people in recovery to begin planning how they will navigate each holiday. While Halloween may not be as synonymous with drinking as Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New...

December 26, 2018

Continued Progress In Recovery: NYE

Few people in addiction and co-occurring disorder recovery will find the results of a 2014 survey by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) surprising. The data indicates that 64 percent of people with mental illness find the holidays make their conditions worse.“For many people the holiday season is...

December 21, 2018

Holidays: Recognizing Limitations In Recovery

This will be our last post before Christmas, so we thought it prudent to discuss the importance of recovery-first during the holidays. If this is your first year in recovery, then this may be your program’s first real test. Unfortunately, relapse over the holidays is a common occurrence, but...

August 1, 2018

High Temps Can Impact Your Recovery

When people are comfortable, they feel better; simple, right!? It’s the inverse that is of particular concern especially regarding those recovering from addiction or another form of mental illness. In the field of mental health, recovery is dependent on balance, calmness, and serenity. Naturally, outside factors can impact people’s...

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