July 12, 2019

Depression and Co-Occurring Addiction Recovery

A significant number of people who seem put together on the surface contend with something lurking beneath that can upend their lives. It goes by many names but fits under one umbrella: mental illness. Those who struggle with mental health disorders hail from all walks of life. Psychological disorders...

May 23, 2019

Patrick Kennedy: On Addiction and Stigma

“Addiction was unimpressed that I came from a famous family.” – Former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy Mental illness does not discriminate is a sentiment shared among experts in the field of medicine. Each person, if certain conditions are met, can struggle with mood disorders or behavioral health issues. Approximately 1...

November 30, 2018

Addiction Recovery Inspirations, Everywhere

In the rooms of recovery men and women draw strength from one another. Those who listen closely for interesting insights to glean from others' stories have an opportunity to learn valuable lessons. It is best never to underestimate the usefulness of learning about your peers’ experiences.Healing is next to...

October 12, 2018

Mental Illness Awareness Week: Let’s Cure Stigma!

There’s a virus spreading across America. It harms the 1 in 5 Americans affected by mental health conditions. It shames them into silence. It prevents them from seeking help. And in some cases, it takes lives. What virus are we talking about? It’s stigma. Stigma against people with mental...

September 7, 2018

National Recovery Month: Join the Voices for Recovery

Hemet Valley Recovery Center and Sage Retreat would like to use this opportunity to acknowledge the thousands of men and women dedicated to helping another find recovery at treatment centers, recovery centers, and meeting houses across the country. We would also like to take a moment to celebrate those...

June 28, 2018

CDC Director Discusses Opioids, Suicide, and HIV

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has a new director, Dr. Robert Redfield. While his recent appointment led many people to voice their reservations, most individuals will find it hard to argue with the Redfield goals. In Dr. Redfield's first interview, he expressed a desire to tackle...

May 2, 2018

Fitness #4Mind4Body Mental Health Month

National Addiction Treatment Week has come to a close, and hopefully, you found some time to spread the message that treatment works, and recovery is possible. Naturally, the effort to end the stigma of addiction is a year-round job; the fight must continue, millions of Americans are unwilling to...

April 26, 2018

Addiction Treatment In America

Right now, a significant number of people in the United States are observing National Addiction Treatment Week. During this time, the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) asks that we all do our part to raise awareness about mental illness, specifically alcohol and substance use disorder. The organization wants...

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