Thursday, January 31, 2013

Monday, January 28, 2013

Addiction facts...

One-quarter of all hospital admissions are related to alcoholism...

The total cost to society each year due to alcohol and/or drug addiction is estimated to be $250 billion per year. To learn more, visit the BRAINZ website.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Addiction Facts...

Addiction to prescription drugs is a growing problem among young people... 

OxyContin and Vicodin are not illegal when prescribed by a physician. They are addictive, and have become increasingly popular among drug users. Using prescription drugs for non-medical purposes is being used at approximately the same rate as marijuana among people between the ages of 12-20.

For more information, please visit brainz

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Am I abusing drugs?

Are you concerned that you or someone you know may be abusing drugs or alcohol?  Has the situation become unmanageable and you're ready to ask for help?

Let us help you!

Our residential program, Sage Retreat is a 30, 60, or 90 day program for the ongoing treatment of Chemical Dependency. The Sage Retreat is an environment that offers a place to heal the mind, the body and the spirit while promoting a healthy lifestyle from the inside out.

Our Chronic Pain Program is typically a 30-45 day stay. Alternative pain management methods are introduced under the supervision of our medical staff including acupuncture, yoga, physical therapy, bio-electric medicine, TENS placement, oriental massage and acupressure. It is where Eastern medicine meets Western medicine.

Our Prime of Life Program is for the adult 55+. This age group faces a variety of medical, psychological, and social challenges. We provide a pace and environment conducive to the individual needs and abilities of this age group.

Early Adult Program – This program focuses on the needs of the 18-25 year old emerging adult. Several of the topics covered are self-esteem, relationships, communication, career, and spirituality.
We place great emphasis on our Family Program with weekly family groups and a bi-monthly family intensive program. Through the group process, family members explore ways to change their behaviors while supporting their loved one while in treatment.
We can accommodate all levels of care from Medical Detoxification, Rehabilitation, Residential Treatment, Partial Hospitalization, and Sober Living. Our gender separate sober living homes are beautifully appointed and are conveniently located to allow our patients easy access to their continuing treatment.
We accept most major insurances, including Medicare, Medi-Medi, Tri-Care, and Workers Compensation. Our ASAM certified Medical Director sees all inpatients on a daily basis, and our nursing staff (RN’s , LVN’s) are present 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week to attend to all patient care needs. Our acute care facility, including the Partial Hospitalization Program is licensed under the State of California, and our Residential Program (Sage Retreat) is licensed with the California Department of Alcohol and Drugs. All services are Joint Commission and CARF accredited. We are one of the very few treatment programs in the nation to hold dual accreditation.

In the event you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to call our confidential admissions number 951-765-4903. We are available to help 24 hours a day.

If you are still unsure, please visit NCADD and take the brief survey.  Help is just around the corner!

Friday, January 11, 2013

Addictions Facts

Approximately 15 percent of children under the age of 18 have admitted to experimenting with illegal drugs 

These kinds of activities are on the rise, despite educational programs designed to help kids "Just say no" to drugs.

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Facts on Addiction

Rates of addiction to drugs and alcohol are on the rise

The number of people who are living with some type of addiction has been increasing steadily over the past decade or two. This is hardly surprising, since almost 50 percent of young adults between the ages of 18 and 21 have admitted to using drugs and/or alcohol.

Monday, January 7, 2013

Facts on Addiction....

Drug and/or alcohol addiction is surprisingly common. 

Approximately 1 out of every 8 Americans is living with some form of addiction. This includes drugs and alcohol. Since this figure only includes known cases of addiction, the true figure may be much higher.