Coronavirus Creates an Increased Risk of Domestic Abuse
One of the most disheartening effects of COVID-19 is the increase in domestic violence and abuse. According to estimates provided by the United Nations Population Fund, a 20 % rise in domestic abuse cases could result from a three-month quarantine.
Hawaii Island Recovery remains open for those in need of substance abuse treatment. We are continuing to employ all measures to ensure the continued health and safety of our patients and staff. Our patients who struggle with addictions need our compassion and support now more than ever.
Swimming with dolphins was surreal, serene and exhilarating
I enjoyed participating in all the activities, but the obvious best was dolphin therapy. Swimming with dolphins was surreal, serene and exhilarating. It provided a sense of mental clarity that was extremely helpful when examining my recovery and life in general.
The help I got working on my trauma was top notch and helped clear stuff that had been stuffed down for years. They knew it wasn’t just the drugs and alcohol but they helped me get to the root of my problems that keep me sick.
They break you down and help you build yourself up!
To all my therapists, they made me able to dig deep into my past and bring out events or feelings that I didn’t believe affected my addiction. Fernando, Nance, Eliza and of course Z are cohesively pieced together. They break you down and help you build yourself up!
I couldn’t have asked for a better experience in treatment
My time at Hawaii Islands Recovery was truly amazing. I couldn’t have asked for a better experience in treatment. I worked with all 4 therapists in individual therapy and I would be happy with any of them to be my therapist in the future.
Seeking help is very emotional and stressful experience
One former client of Hawaii Island Recovery has written a testimonial about his experience with his addiction treatment in Hawaii. Read, how stressful and emotional experience for him was to seek help.
We talked on the beach for a long while, basking in the sun and forgetting about everything but the moment. Everyone was relaxed and in good spirits. Read more how clients spend their free day at Hawaii Island Recovery.
I consider my experience at Hawaii Island Recovery to be one that is positive. The entire staff is experienced professionals, and compassionate. I felt that all clients are treated equally and with kindness and respect. Therapists are using current methods of treatment.
Hawaii Island Recovery was pleased to receive Behavioral Health Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission (TJC), the premier health care quality improvement and accrediting body in the nation. “We recommend Hawaii Island Recovery for its efforts to elevate the standard of care it provides.
All therapists are incredibly intelligent at Hawaii Island Recovery. “I’ve been to therapy before but the 4 therapists on staff from the first visit brought out things about myself I did not know where there and helped me grow.”
Our former client left that testimonial when leaving addiction treatment center in Hawaii According to his words he was completely broken, lost and hopeless. A warming staff in HIR completely changed his outlook on his life.
Over all my experience, benefit and value for recovery has been excellent
Over all my experience, benefit and value for recovery has been excellent. Not only have I achieved sobriety, I also have the tools, desire and courage to sustain it. Please keep this experience, it’s very valuable.
The clients were doing yoga when I arrived on a beautiful Saturday morning. Everyone ultimately blissed out and ready for the day, we got into the van to go to the famous City of Refuge in South Kona. The place is a historical site that provided shelter to misplaces Polynesians in the 1500’s. Wooden […]
When I came to the decision to stop drinking, my doctor recommended HIR. I will always be thankful for that choice for the following reasons: HIR has a staff of therapist and doctor who are caring and competent.
I have spent the last 15 years suffering, but I can spend the next 15 plus actually living!
I have spent the last 15 years suffering, but I can spend the next 15 plus actually living! I came in a completely hopeless, sick, broken and I was loved. Genuinely loved by both the staff and clients. HIR saved my life.
After a few days of detox, I had come to the realisation that I can do this. The staff pushes you to do things; they have done this before. Two days after my arrival I biked to the active volcano and I thought I was going to die!
Transition into a deeper relaxation by the yoga teacher in Hawaii
The day as usual started off with an hour long yoga session, succeeded by a transition into a deeper relaxation by the yoga teacher in Hawaii. Alyssa brought her harmonium and sang while the sonorous melodies filled the house. At 9;30, everyone was in the van ready to go to an undisclosed location.
Before coming to H I R my life was a complete mess, I had so many things going on all at once and just felt like nothing was ever going to change. With the help of the wonder staff and therapists it did change and for that I will always be grateful and each one of them will always hold a special place in my heart.
We all had fun in the back of the pick-up trying to hold on for dear life!
We all had fun in the back of the pick-up when took a long drive to the southern most point of the island to go to a beach illustriously titled, “Green Sands.” There was a quiet anticipation in the car, everyone was excited to get there and bask in the truly bizarre glory of the place.