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Client Spotlight: Donovan’s Story
Anxiety disorders impact an estimated one in eight kids and teens. Left untreated, childhood anxiety can result in poor school performance, poor social functioning, and even substance abuse. Donovan...
Client Spotlight: John’s Story
John is a client that we are proud to showcase for this month’s success story. John is seventeen years old and has been with Phoenix House Academy in our residential treatment program for the last...
Since 1979, Phoenix House Orange County has helped thousands of young people, women, and men fight to overcome substance abuse to live extraordinary lives in recovery. In recent months, we have been fortunate enough to reconnect with one of our first graduates of the residential program, Ira Meltzer, who has been in recovery and drug-free since April 9, 1985.
Drug Treatment Pioneer, Mitchell S. Rosenthal, M.D., Passes Away.
It is with great sadness that Phoenix House California mourns the loss of Dr. Mitchell Rosenthal M.D., better known as “Mitch”. He was instrumental in the early formation of Phoenix House and...
Phoenix House California Is Expanding Programs In Orange County
Phoenix House Now Operating Sobering Center at the Be Well Campus in Orange County ORANGE COUNTY, CA, June 19, 2022—Phoenix House California is honored to announce our selection by the Orange County...
What are Evidence Based Practices and Why Are They Important to Phoenix House California?
The “Evidence-Based Practice” (EBP) is the concept of basing clinical care decisions on the best available knowledge or evidence, rather than on tradition, or past practice. It means finding the...
Vanessa and Richard Donovan
Richard Donovan has always known he wanted to have a career where he would be of service. In 2006, he began his life-long journey in human services, working with adults with disabilities. Fortunately for Phoenix House, Richard joined the team as Clinical Supervisor for our Substance Use and Disorder Treatment Program at the Calipatria State Prison in October 2016.