April 3, 2016

“MARKETERS?” LET’S CALL THEM WHAT THEY ARE – “PARIAHS”

Something is rotten in the state of Florida. "Junkie hunters," or rather human pariah's who operate under the guise of "marketers" are recruiting addicts in the rehab capital of the world to earn a quick dollar. It's a gross abuse of a broken system - one which is in...

September 10, 2015

IS ALCOHOLISM REALLY A DISEASE?

As far back as anyone alive today can remember, alcoholism and drug addiction has been a polarizing issue. Is it a choice, a personality defect? Or is it a disease, which requires professional treatment? I recently came across an interesting article in the New York Daily News. It details a...

September 20, 2014

HVRC & SAGE RETREAT RECEIVE OPTUM’S PLATINUM STATUS

HVRC & Sage Retreat has been honored as a Platinum status facility by Optum, formerly known as United Behavioral HealthHEMET, CA, SEPTEMBER 19th, 2014 —With the continuing escalation of costs and the myriad issues surrounding the delivery of health care, it seldom seems there’s a positive story about health...

August 7, 2014

DECRIMINALIZATION: IS IT THE ANSWER?

America used to engage in wars that had a clear beginning, end, and most importantly, purpose. Remember that? Then there was Vietnam. Then there was Iraq. The war on terror. I can't begin to identify the familiar components of something linear in these examples. Even more befuddling is the...

June 5, 2014

FROM CHRONIC PAIN TO COMPULSIVE LIAR

It has become our society's latest cliche'. Person suffers injury. Injury causes chronic pain. Doctor prescribes pain medication. Patient gets hooked. We all know someone, and we usually lose that person to their addiction, temporarily or permanently.An Institute of Medicine report found that more Americans live with chronic pain...

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