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Monthly Archives: March 2016

When Helpers Need Help

A partnership between Sierra Tucson and Safe Call Now addresses first responders and their need for professional support First responders are regularly exposed to traumatic events during the course of their career. Many of them, however, do not seek outside help and instead attempt to recover in isolation. Sierra Tucson is partnering with Safe Call … Read More

What Is A Recovery Coach?

Connect365 provides the support individuals need following residential treatment Recovery coaching is a term that describes the relationship between coaches and residents post-treatment. According to the Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC), “Peer Recovery Support Coaches act as a recovery and empowerment catalyst: guiding the recovery process and supporting the individual’s recovery goals and decisions.” NAADAC also … Read More

Eating Recovery: A Shift In Treatment

By Gayle Masterson, MD Director, Eating Recovery Program When it comes to eating disorders, traditional methods of treatment have placed a greater emphasis on the diagnosis and not the individual as a whole. At Sierra Tucson, our Eating Recovery Program is shifting its focus to include attachment issues; developmentally related, early life issues; and the significant ways … Read More