28
Nov
2021

Red Ribbon Week at Royal Palms

28.11.2021 Nick Recent News

In preparation for Red Ribbon Week, Staff and Residents worked together to create this year’s display celebrating child drug prevention with the national theme, “Drug-Free Looks Like Me”. The residents painted a backdrop with the lettering and incorporate it with the Halloween theme. They created masks and hung them in our lobby to make it more exciting. Overall,

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21
Nov
2021

It’s Not Too Late to Get Started Featured

21.11.2021 smrs Recent News

Brandon James has been working with our agency, specifically at the Royal Palms and Rena B, in various capacities for 13 years. After high school and prior to working in recovery, Brandon worked in the motion picture industry as a successful craftsman. As a craftsman, he applied his natural eye for photography, film, and set

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2
Nov
2021

Stepping Stones Celebration of Red Ribbon Week

2.11.2021 Nick Recent News

Since its beginning in 1985, the Red Ribbon has touched the lives of millions of people around the world. In response to the murder of DEA Agent Enrique Camarena, angered parents, and youth in communities across the country began wearing Red Ribbons as a symbol of their commitment to raise awareness of the killing and destruction caused

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12
Oct
2021

Breathe Better Live Better campaign for Smoke-Free Housing in Covina

12.10.2021 Nick Recent News

Tobacco-Free Partnership Covina/West Covina announces Breathe Better Live Better campaign for Smoke-Free Housing in Covina. On September 29th, 2021, SMRS’ Tobacco-Free Partnership of Covina/West Covina held the Breathe Better Live Better community forum to explore secondhand smoking regulations in Covina. This event allowed residents, health care professionals, and property managers to express their views regarding secondhand smoke regulations. While the forum

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8
Oct
2021

Citizens Business Bank Charity Golf Tournament

8.10.2021 Nick Recent News

Citizens Business Bank recently hosted its 36th annual Charity Golf tournament to raise money for local non-profit organizations. Albert Grant (Kitchen Supervisor at Rena B), John Catania (Executive Assistant), and Anna Lee (Director of Innovations) had the opportunity to represent Social Model Recovery Systems at the Citizen Business Bank Charity Golf tournament held at Oakmont

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1
Oct
2021

OC Recovery Connection Rally 2021

1.10.2021 Nick Recent News

In celebration of National Recovery Month, Social Model Recovery Systems joined the OC Recovery Connection Rally last Saturday, September 25, in Kiwanis Land Park, Garden Grove, CA. The purpose of the OC Recovery Connection Rally is to build a network of resources for individuals and families to heal and create growth in recovery. National Recovery Month is a national observance held

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21
Sep
2021

‘El Grito’: Mexico’s Independence Day Celebration in RENA B

21.09.2021 Nick Recent News

To celebrate Mexico’s Independence Day on September 16, the Rena B staff hosted a Cultural Awareness Celebration highlighting the monumental achievement that Mexico gained when they painstakingly won their freedom from Spanish rule. Commonly confused with Cinco de Mayo in the U.S., this holiday celebrates the moment when Father Hidalgo called for Mexico’s independence from Spain in

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8
Sep
2021

Rest From Covid-19 -Rena B

8.09.2021 Nick Recent News

The last 16 months have been a struggle for everyone due to the pandemic (Covid-19). Opportunities to soak up sun rays at one of Southern California’s most picturesque and beautiful beaches were limited. However, recently our residents of the luxurious Rena B were privileged to partake of this leisure-filled, therapeutic, safe, and sober outing. Enjoying

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6
Sep
2021

Transgender Advisory Council Meeting – Royal Palms

6.09.2021 Nick Recent News

Pedram Moshfegh, Acting Program Director at Royal Palms recently presented Royal Palms LGBTQ+ Residential Treatment Program to the Transgender Advisory Council of the City of Los Angeles.    The purpose of the presentation was to inform the Trans Community that there are some resources available for them at Royal Palms, and that we do not condone violence nor discrimination to any gender or ethnicity.  

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22
Aug
2021

Grant to address Stimulant Use Disorder

22.08.2021 Nick Recent News

Social Model Recovery Systems was recently awarded a grant to address Stimulant Use Disorder in communities of color who have been negatively impacted by the War on Drugs. A Peer Specialist will be joining our team at Mid Valley Outpatient to improve participant engagement and connections with culturally mindful community resources. We are grateful for

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