4
Jun
2021

Stepping Stones goes out to play!

4.06.2021 Nick Recent News

Stepping Stones recently celebrated the opening of its new playground for the kids living with their mothers while in treatment. The playground’s design, equipment, and labor were a generous donation from the Champion Foundation. The ceremony was hosted by Chaplain Dave Truax who acknowledged Chris and Retha Champion and the Foundation’s Board of Directors. Also

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28
Dec
2016

Importance of Self-Care – River Community

28.12.2016 angela Recent News

The Staff at River Community Covina and Wellness Center teach our participants how to love themselves, the importance of self-care, and other important things that help a participant improve their self-esteem. Some of our participants who first come in seeking treatment have been on drugs and living on the streets for many years. More than

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15
Dec
2016

Harvest Feast

15.12.2016 angela Recent News

River Community Residential Facility, a program of Social Model Recovery Systems, hosted their annual Harvest Feast. This year’s turnout was amazing, an excess of 250 people attended. Among our attendees were residents from River Community as well as residents from our sister programs and their families. We also invited staff from other programs to attend

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12
Dec
2016

Native American Presentation -Theresa Rodriguez

12.12.2016 angela Recent News

River Community Covina Counselor, Theresa, presented to the participants on the history and culture of  The Native American tribe, Mescalero Apache. Not only did Theresa present, but she also invited two Native American men to sing songs, answer questions, and beat the drum which is said to sound just like a heart beat. While listening

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27
Nov
2016

Clearing the Wreckage of the Past

27.11.2016 angela Recent News

Martin Winfield spoke to several of our staff about exemptions, expungements, and reunifications. This meeting was held at Royal Palms. Mr. Winfield, an attorney, originally reached out to our agency to see if there was a way he can volunteer some time to speak with program participants about clearing up legal issues. Many of these

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21
Nov
2016

Veterans Day Celebration at Bimini

21.11.2016 angela Recent News

Today program staff and residents gathered and spent the day expressing gratitude for our Veteran men and women for their service to our country. On this very special day our doors were open to friends, family and the community to honor not only our veteran residents and staff but all men and women who have

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18
Nov
2016

Royal Palms Program Director Elected to CCAPP Board

18.11.2016 angela Recent News

Michael R. Barnes, Royal Palms Program Director, recently won election to the California Consortium of Addiction Programs & Professionals (CCAPP) Board of Directors. Michael was inducted as an individual member to the Board at CCAPP’s Third Annual Conference in San Diego on October 26th. He will represent Los Angeles. Prior to his accepting this post,

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8
Nov
2016

Michael Fabacher is now a Certified Counselor

8.11.2016 angela Recent News

Michael Fabacher of River Community is now a Certified Counselor. Becoming a CADT I will give you the recognition you deserve to move forward in the profession. River Community, Residential Treatment for Adults with Co-Occurring Disorders, is very proud to announce that Michael Fabacher, has passed his Certified Addictions Treatment Counselor (CATC) exam. Mr. Fabacher worked

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4
Nov
2016

NAMIWalks Success!

4.11.2016 angela Recent News

Although we did not meet our goal to collect $10,000 for NAMIWalks, the success lies in our contribution to a cause that will forever be vital as long as man exists on this planet. Many thanks to Team SMRS 16 for continuing to strive to uplift the hearts and give a voice to those who

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3
Nov
2016

Congratulation Jessica Wilson

3.11.2016 angela Recent News

Social Model Recovery Systems very own Jessica Wilson decided to jump into the River of our Community with aspirations of becoming a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and on October 27th. The Board of Behavioral Sciences in Sacramento California confirmed this most auspicious accomplishment. Congratulations Ms. Jessica Wilson, your hard work and perseverance are qualities

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