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Hemet Valley Recovery Center & Sage Retreat

371 N Weston Place, Hemet, California, 92543
Hemet Valley Recovery Center and Sage Retreat are different than most drug and alcohol treatment centers. We offer a full continuum of care including: Acute Medical Detoxification, Rehabilitation, Partial Hospitalization, Residential, Outpatient, and Sober Living. Our license as a Chemical Dependency Rehabilitation Hospital (CDRH) enables us to provide programs and specialty services all in one facility.

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  • 12 Step Meetings
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  • CARF JCHAO NAATP Accreditation


  • Medical Detoxification Service

    Hemet Valley Recovery Center is widely known for providing the best in acute medical detoxification services. Our medical doctors are recognized specialists in addiction medicine, both being certified by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM). Aung Thu MD, ASAM is board certified in Internal Medicine and Addiction Medicine, and John Harsany MD, FASAM is a board certified internist and Addictionist.
  • Chronic Pain Program

    Pain medication addiction treatment begins with medically managed detoxification designed to effectively treat withdrawal symptoms and protect from breakthrough pain. Traditional chemical dependency treatment is then supplemented by additional issue focused groups and techniques designed to create an alternative pain management treatment strategy to replace the use of narcotic analgesics. Alternative pain management methods are introduced while in chemical dependency treatment under the direction of the medical director.

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Meet the Staff

  • Steven Collier, RN
    Steven Collier, RN Executive Director / Co Founder
    Steven Collier RN is one of the co founders of the Hemet Valley Recovery Center and owner of Addiction Medicine Services Inc. He has been working in the behavioral health field since serving as a command Drug Exemption Officer in the U.S. Navy in 1978. A graduate of California State University Los Angeles, Mr. Collier holds a BA in Health and Safety Studies as well as a certificate as a specialist in Drug and Alcohol Problems also from Cal State. Obtaining a degree in Registered Nursing from Saddleback College, Mr. Collier has held a Registered Nursing License since the early1980's. From 1984 to 1986, Mr. Collier worked as a Clinical Instructor for the Care Units at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and then served as the Nurse Manager of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center also at Cedars Sinai from 1986 to 1988.
  • Sherry Burditt, RN, HN-BC
    Sherry Burditt, RN, HN-BC Director of Clinical Services Board Certified Holistic Nurse
    As the Director of Clinical Services for Hemet Valley Recovery Center & Sage Retreat, Sherry Burditt, RN, HN-BC is a Registered Nurse whose career spans 35 years of clinical practice in Behavioral Health, Chemical Dependency and Hospital Administration. After receiving her nurse’s training in New York, she concentrated her practice specifically in Behavioral Health and Addiction Medicine, working with adult and adolescent populations challenged with depression, schizophrenia, eating disorders, addictions, and various affective disorders. Later, as a hospital administrator, she held the responsibility as Director of Nursing, Chief Nursing Officer, Director of Clinical Services, Director of Education, Associate Administrator, and Chief Operating Officer in mental health / addictive medicine settings.

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clean, well being Food was bad. great facility
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Staff was nice. it was a continuase learning experience. well managed, very supportive
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Many men there have group meetings where they pray and empower one another to stay clean Sometimes there is dysfunction. Men do not like it when they get their phones taken away for "being up after bedtime" and then have to write a 500 word essay bout it!! If you want to get right with God and feel like you have a family of supporters then this place is for you. There are so,e rules but everyone respects them and there is lodging so that you may live there in exchange for working on the ranch.
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I am very angry, sad and disappointed. After weeks of talking with staff at Hemit valley recovery center, I was told I had an interview scheduled for Sunday, May 15, 2016 and this woiuld be the last step for admission. The women assured me they had contacted my insurance and qouted me, the out of pocket cost and the amount my insurance will cover. However, after talking with another woman on the phone from detox, she reported, \"you don\'t take enough drugs for your insurnance to cover detox, I will call your insurance tomorrow and see if you qualify\". It seems to me, the woman from detox cared more about getting paid by my insurance then helping someone that reached out for help. So I would recommend finding another treatment center who cares about the person, more than reinbursement from the insurance company. Sincerely PJ
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They were very interested in our personal one on one with the counselors and group therepy. Doing our journeling and writeing . Strengths: 12 step and spirtual. Weaknesses: Not enough counselors.