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.
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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.
The following is based on a combination of Surveys of Alumni, Staff, Loved Ones, and Reviews and Ratings from around the web.
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- Chemical Dependency Program
There is a significant amount of data that supports a genetic predisposition toward chemical dependency disease. Genetically associated diseases ultimately have a bio-chemical basis. Science is now working hard to find biological markers to identify high risk individuals, but no such tests are currently available.
- Sage Retreat Residential Program
Sage Recovery Center, Hemet Valley Recovery Center’s new Residential Treatment Program, offers men and women who have completed the acute detoxification phase of treatment the opportunity to enter a less structured setting with greater focus on the issues underlying their addictive behaviors and lifestyle. In the tranquil environment of Sage Recovery Center, patients are energized to continue their journey of self-discovery through daily 12-step work and participation in group, individual and family therapies.
Steven Collier, RN - Executive Director / Co Founder
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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